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Sonia Gandhi Or Any Woman – Being Indian Does Not Depend On Our Wearing A Saree!

This kind of eulogising of a woman who wears only a saree and being sanskaari is why questions about Sonia Gandhi trigger the feminist in me - just let women be and keep off!

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PV Sindhu’s Dad Cooks And Asks Why Only Women Must Cook In This IWD2020 Ad; Wins Hearts

Zomato released an ad featuring PV Sindhu's dad cooking, on #IWD2020. With the hashtag #SoWhatIfIDontCook it celebrates women for their skills and work other than cooking, unlike that expected of an 'ideal' woman.

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Calling Out 5 Movies Which Present Sexism So Subtly That People Hardly Notice It
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Often, the subtle sexism that movies normalise, is difficult to catch, and this further affects mindsets. This needs to be called out.

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Varun Grover Shakes Up Stereotypes By Posting His Painted Nails On Insta Stories

Stand-up comedian Varun Grover wears nail paint - by smashing stereotypes, and explaining how it’s okay for men to wear nail paint, he has become the hero we need right now!

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5 Yrs Jail & 50L Fine For Fairness Cream Ads Sounds Great, But What Does It Really Mean, And Is It Enough?
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Recent amendment suggested by Govt of India that proposes jail for fairness cream ads is a much needed step in the right direction, but what does it all really mean, and who will actually be punished?

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No, I’m Not A Snob Or ‘Ghamandi’; I’m Just A ‘Socially Unacceptable’ Introverted Woman!

If you’re an introverted married woman, you’re totally screwed, because society expects a woman to be ‘pleasant’ and smiling, unlike a man who can just be. I had sulked through my 6th birthday, feeling like a porcupine might feel if it accidentally stumbled into a group of lovable golden retriever pups. My mum had baked […]

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