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India's Incredibly Powerful "Abused Goddesses" Campaign Condemns Domestic Violence

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" Save Our Sisters " is an an anti-sex trafficking initiative. This is their print campaign.
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Prostitutes of God (Documentary)

Some parents in India practice the Devadasi tradition, selling their daughters into a life of prostitution, often around the age of 10. Watch more VICE docum...
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Sita Sings the Blues

Donate to the filmmaker here: http://questioncopyright.org/sita_distribution#donate Buy DVDs, etc, here: http://questioncopyright.com/sita.html "Sita Sings t...
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In Search of Sita

Sita is one of the defining figures of Indian womanhood, yet there is no single version of her story. Different accounts coexist in myth,...
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The Difficulty of Being Good

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In his new book, Gurcharan Das turns to the Mahabharata in order to answer the question, 'why be good'', and discovers that the epic's wo...
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Asura - Tale of The Vanquished

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The epic tale of victory and defeat… The story of the Ramayana had been told innumerable times. The enthralling story of Rama, the incarn...
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The Oath of the Vayuputras (Shiva Trilogy, #3)

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ONLY A GOD CAN STOP IT. Shiva is gathering his forces. He reaches the Naga capital, Panchavati, and Evil is finally revealed. The Neelk...
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The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy #1)

1900 BC. In what modern Indians mistakenly call the Indus Valley Civilisation. The inhabitants of that period called it the land of Meluh...
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The First Syllables of a New Language: Responses to Sexual Violence

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JSTOR: Culture, Health & Sexuality, Vol. 5, No. 5 (Sep. - Oct., 2003), pp. 393-408

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The ladies man and original feminist, Lord Krishna

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Janmashtami seems like a good day to remember that Vishnu's only purnavatar — one in whom divinity is manifested fully — didn't need to be an alpha male to establish himself as a god; he needed and loved strong women.
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Folktales from India

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Folktales from India is an enchanting collection of one hundred and ten tales translated from twenty-two different languages, by turns ha...
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The World Before Her

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The World Before Her is a feature length documentary film. Directed by Nisha Pahuja, Produced by Storyline Entertainment, Nisha Pahuja and Cornelia Principe. Executive Producers Ed Barreveld, Mike Chamberlain, Nisha Pahuja and Andy Cohen.
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The Great Indian Novel

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In this award-winning, internationally acclaimed novel, Tharoor has masterfully recast the 2,000 year-old epic, The Mahabharata, with fic...
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Prince of Ayodhya (Ramayana, Book 1)

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The original Ramayana was written three thousand years ago. Now, with breathtaking imagination and brilliant storytelling, Ashok K. Banke...
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The Palace of Illusions

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A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman.Relevant to today’s war-tor...
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The Secret of the Nagas (Shiva Trilogy #2)

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Today, He is a God. 4000 years ago, He was just a man. The hunt is on. The sinister Naga warrior has killed his friend Brahaspati and...
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The False Mirror: Representation of Women in Indian Advertising

A documentary on the representation of women in Indian media. This video is inspired by the work of Jean Killbourne's "Killing Us Softly" series on the representation…
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Portrayals of Sexual Violence in Popular Hindi Films, 1997–99 - Springer

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‘A Love Song to Our Mongrel Selves’: Hybridity, Sexuality and the Law

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Bearing Witness: Rape, Female Resistance, Male Authority and the Problems of Gender Representation in Popular Indian Cinema

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