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Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Culture Society 

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

Growing up as a socially inept kid, I’ve always taken my behavioural cues from the people around me when I don’t know how to respond. Most times, it works out for the best. I went to watch ‘ Badrinath ki Dulhania ’ at Cinepolis and this practice failed me for the first time. There is a scene in the movie when the male protagonist Badri is molested in an alley by a group of masked men. The encounter ends with his clothes ending up torn. When his friends arrive at…

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what does not make a woman Open Forum Society 

What does not make a woman

The socially constructed nature of gender was summed up succinctly by Simone de Beauvoir when she famously stated that one is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. The socially constructed nature of gender has been elaborated upon at length by feminist theorists. On the other hand, the society largely continues to impose gendered roles and identities upon individuals since birth, based merely on something as trivial as their genitalia, and even holds up adherence to these identities as accomplishment, as validation of masculinity or femininity. Consequently, the slightest failure…

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