We're well into the 21st century, but Indian society seems stuck in ages past -- especially when it comes to the state of our women. Kavita Krishnan joins Amit Varma in episode 228 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss her evolution as a feminist, and what she has learned from her activism.
Also check out:
1. Fearless Freedom -- Kavita Krishnan.
2. Kavita Krishnan's speech in the anti-rape protests of 2008.
3. Kavita Krishnan on the Tarun Tejpal verdict.
4. Kavita Krishnan's Facebook posts on stalking and marital rape.
5. Gendered Discipline in Globalising India -- Kavita Krishnan.
6. Kavita Krishnan's Twitter thread on the Mahmood Farooqui case.
7. Films, Feminism, Paromita -- Episode 155 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Paromita Vohra).
8. Women at Work -- Episode 132 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Namita Bhandare).
9. Metrics of Empowerment -- Episode 88 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Devika Kher, Nidhi Gupta and Hamsini Hariharan).
10. The #MeToo Movement -- Episode 90 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Supriya Nair & Nikita Saxena).
11. An Economist Looks at #MeToo -- Episode 92 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan).
12. Misogyny is the Oldest Indian Tradition -- Amit Varma.
13. Men Must Step Up Now -- Amit Varma.
14. Over 1600 Teachers Died of COVID-19 After Poll Duty for Panchayat Elections -- Manoj Singh.
15. Enid Blyton on Amazon.
16. Little Women -- Louisa May Alcott.
17. To Kill a Mockingbird -- Harper Lee.
18. The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories -- Kate Chopin.
19. Max Beerbohm and James Thurber on Amazon.
20. Crime and Punishment -- Fyodor Dostoevsky.
21. House of the Dead -- Fyodor Dostoevsky.
22. Leaves From the Jungle -- Verrier Elwin.
23. Private Truths, Public Lies -- Timur Kuran.
24. Ram Ke Naam -- Documentary by Anand Patwardhan.
25. The City & the City -- China Miéville.
26. Remembering Chandu, Friend and Comrade -- Kavita Krishnan.
27. Revolutionary Desires: Women, Communism, and Feminism in India -- Ania Loomba.
28. Song of Myself -- Walt Whitman.
29. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman -- Mary Wollstonecraft.
30. Amit Varma's episode of The Book Club on Wollstonecraft's book.
31. Who Stole Feminism? -- Chistina Hoff Sommers.
32. The Blank Slate -- Steven Pinker.
33. Feminism for the 99% -- Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya & Nancy Fraser.
34. Resisting State Injustice -- Episode 120 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Jason Brennan).
35. Marxvaad Aur Ram Rajya -- Karpatri Maharaj.
36. Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India -- Akshaya Mukul.
37. The Gita Press and Hindu Nationalism -- Episode 139 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Akshaya Mukul).
38. A People's Constitution -- Rohit De.
39. Does India take its national symbols too seriously? -- Jan 2008 episode of We the People.
40. The Ideas of Our Constitution -- Episode 164 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Madhav Khosla).
41. Early Indians -- Episode 112 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tony Joseph).
42. The History of Desire in India -- Episode 161 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Madhavi Menon).
43. Young India -- Episode 83 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Snigdha Poonam).
44. The First Assault on Our Constitution -- Episode 194 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tripurdaman Singh).
45. Love jihad laws are a backlash to India’s own progress -- Shruti Rajagopalan.
46. The Jackson Katz quote on passive sentence constructions.
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