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Indian YouTube filmmakers tackle sexism

Indian YouTube filmmakers tackle sexism

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An all-women Indian production team are taking on conservative attitudes in Indian society head-on with thought provoking online satirical videos. Mumbai-based filmmakers “Girliyapa” have released a series of hard-hitting clips that tackle misogyny, with subjects ranging from marital rape, which is not a crime in India, to social stigmas surrounding menstruation cycles. With titles such as “The Period Song” to “How I Raped Your Mother” the videos have been kicking up quite a stir. “Our videos aren’t preachy but laced with humour and to the point, which drives the message home rather effectively,” group head Tracy D’Souza told AFP in…

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