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Feminism

October 23, 2019

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the male-dominated comedy industry is transforming into an inclusive space. Anuradha Menon, still recognised for her iconic alter ego Lola Kutty, spends an afternoon with Prashasti Singh, the show stealer from last year’s Comicstaan lineup, and the two women pull back the curtain on inherent biases and the evolving scene. Between generous doses of laughter and nostalgia, Sadaf Shaikh has a front-row seat for this unexpected yet synergetic interaction.
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Naming her label after a word that seeks to shame women into being less assertive, the New York-based founder -- who also works with women artisans in India -- is battling sexism with fashion
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#MeToo, Feminism, Journalism, Karla Bookman, The Swaddle, Webby Awards
April 16, 2019

The editor-in-chief of The Swaddle, talks to Verve about her experiences in Indian society and how to combat internalised patriarchy
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Aparna Jain's book 'Like A Girl' releases as an audiobook by Audible which brings alive the stories of 51 women of substance through the voices of celebrated female narrators.
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Analysing the flaws in some of our much-loved fairy tales, the class 12 student created modern-day, empowered renditions of Disney's beautiful and subservient princesses
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#MeToo India
December 18, 2018

As the movement progresses, Verve takes stock of the many questions relating to gender, social power dynamics and sexual autonomy, and the debate around them. In this issue, we have put together a section dedicated to the significant and timely #MeToo India, with insightful perspectives from an inspiring group of contributors.
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