Why Anarkali Shines Brighter than Lipstick.

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Written by: Gargi Sengupta | Image: SMIW ** Stumbling upon Anarkali Of Aarah – on TV – just a day after watching Lipstick Under My Burkha at the plex, certainly made me think if we pass too many things off as ‘happenstance’. ** To be honest, had Lipstick not received the kind of attention it did, […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 – Beyond The Wall: A Feminist Review.

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Written by: Sana Khan | Image: winteriscoming.net The following review is part six in the series of seven episode reviews from the Season 7 of popular TV series Game of Thrones. Each episode will be reviewed from a feminist lens by SMIW readers. Read the previous episode reviews before you begin. Or, if you already have, […]

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A Woman’s World.

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Written by: Prarthana Banikya | Image: Women’s Web “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice ** With the way the world is progressing, one would probably expect that […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 5 – Eastwatch: A Feminist Review.

GoT season 7 episode 5 review

Author: Sakhi Nitin Anita | Image: Polygon.com The following review is part five in the series of seven episode reviews from the Season 7 of popular TV series Game of Thrones. Each episode will be reviewed from a feminist lens by SMIW readers. Read the previous episode reviews before you begin. Or, if you already have, […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 3 – Queen’s Justice: A Feminist Review.

GoT season 7 episode 3 review

Image: esquire.com The following review is part three in the series of seven episode reviews from the Season 7 of popular TV series Game of Thrones. Each episode will be reviewed from a feminist lens by SMIW readers. Read the previous episode reviews before you begin with episode 3. If you already have, move right ahead […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 2: Stormborn – A Feminist Review.

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Image: forbes.com The following review is the second part in the series of seven episode reviews of the Season 7 of popular series Game of Thrones. Each episode will be reviewed from a feminist lens by SMIW readers. Read the review of the season’s Episode1: Dragonstone before you begin with episode 2. Or, if you’ve […]

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The Docile, Dependent, ‘Good Girl’ of Indian TV

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This post was written by Spoilt Modern Indian Woman reader Aishwarya Upreti Indian television soaps have a history of portraying women in a regressive light. Sure, there are a handful which try to portray empowered women fighting for their rights and changing norms like in Sadda Haq Ganga etc , but that’s merely a teardrop in an […]

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A Real Life Story about Cyber Sex, Voyeurism and Blackmail.

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This story was submitted by a Spoilt Modern Indian Woman reader who wishes to remain anonymous. I’m a woman who lives in Delhi. My name isn’t important to this story, but my gender is, or so I would like to think. November 2015 I had cyber sex with a man, who I didn’t know was […]

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