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p. 1: Watch "Why this Kolaveri Di" HERE

p. 1: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossein. "Sultana's Dream." HERE

Read G. Sampath's article on how the participation of fathers in care-giving can lead to social, cultural and economic benefits at the family as well as the national level HERE

p. 3: You can watch Mohana Krishna Indraganti's film Ammayi, inspired by based on Jamaica Kincaid's "Girl" HERE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. "We Should All be Feminists." HERE

[You can also hear her speech as well as watch it on this link.]

Sreenivas, Deepa. 2015. "Between Politics and Discipline: Gender Studies in an Institutional Setting." Indian Journal of Gender Studies 22.2: 265-281.

UGC. 2013. "Saksham." Report on Measures for Ensuring the Safety of Women and Programmes for Gender Sensitization on Campuses.HERE

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2.1 Introduction: Khadeer Babu. "Three Fourth, Half Price, Bajji Bajji." "Telugu original"     "English translation".

2.2 Preparing for womanhood

p. 10: Read the full text of Jamaica Kincaid's "Girl" HERE

p. 11: Gogu Shyamala. "Radam." Telugu original. "Raw Wound." English translation.

2.3 Growing up male

p. 14: Read the full text of Krishna Kumar, "Growing Up Male"

2.4 First lessons in caste

p. 18: BR Ambedkar. "A childhood journey to Koregoan becomes a nightmare."HERE

p. 20: Joopaka Subhadra. "Badilane dostu oorilo kaadu" Telugu original. "Friends in School, Not in the Village." English translation.Here Also read Nuaiman's story titled, "Textbook." English translation. "..." Telugu translation.

2.5 Different Masculinities

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3.2 "Share the load"

p. 44: You might enjoy reading the full text of Judy Brady's "I want a wife" HERE

p. 45: Take a look at a series of advertisements titled "Respect for Women" HERE

p. 45: Watch an advertisement titled "Is Laundry Only a Woman's Job? Share the Load" HERE

p. 47: Abburi Chaya Devi. "Srimati - Udyogini." Telugu original. English translation.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

K Lalita. "Aa emundi...inti panegaa?" (What is there? It's just housework!) Bhumika 11.6 (2015): 33-39.

Read a report on the economic contribution of women through their unpaid work in India HERE

Read the statement of a Delhi feminist group, Pinjra Tod for a more contemporary Indian feminist take on housework HERE

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4.1 Declining sex ratios

p. 56: You can read more about a government initiative to save and empower girl children at this website: HERE

4.2 Demographic consequences

p. 59: Read Mary John's report commissioned by the UN Women on the impact of sex ratios and gender based sex selection in India HERE

p. 60: Amartya Sen. "More than One Million Women are Missing." New York Review of Books 37.20 (December 20). HERE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Kaur, Ravinder. 2013. "Mapping the Adverse Consequences of Sex Selection and Gender Imbalance in India and China." Economic and Political Weekly 48.35 (August 31).HERE

Shijith, VP and TV Sekher. 2015. "Culture, Gender Bias and Beliefs surrounding the 'Nakusa' Girls of Maharashtra." Economic and Political Weekly 50.46-47 (November 21): 75-78.HERE

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5.1 Point of view

5.2 Gender and the structure of knowledge

p. 70: Read a catalogue from an exhibition mounted at the School of Social Sciences, JNU, and curated by Janaki Nair that includes an extract on Karnataka's a powerful Dalit cultural and social movement in the 1970s. HERE

5.3 Further reading: Unacknowledged women artists of Telangana

p. 75: See a write-up and some artworks about powerful women of the Deccan from an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkHERE

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6.1 Sexual harassment, not eve-teasing

p. 92: Watch the animated film Chai pe ek aur charcha about the absolute importance of consent-an unconditional willingness-in relationships, be it friendships or romance. English version HERE Telugu version HERE

6.2 Coping with everyday harassment

p. 94: An interesting survey carried out by a group called Blank Noise investigated the correlation, if any, between what a woman is wearing and the sexual harassment she faces. You can read more about it HERE

6.3 Further reading: "Chupulu"

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Broadsheet on Contemporary Politics; issue on "Sexuality and Harassment: Gender Politics on Campus Today" (Anveshi, 2014).HERE

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7.2 Unrecognized and unaccounted work

p. 111: Read this article on the "missing" women of India's workforce HERE

p. 112: Read a report on the economic contribution of women through their unpaid work in India HERE

7.3 Further reading: Wages and conditions of work

p. 113: This paper provides the employment trends of women workers in India and focuses upon their increasing magnitude in numbers over time. HERE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Akhileshwari, R. "The Joys and Woes of a Woman Reporter." Broadsheet on Contemporary Politics; issue on "Media" (Anveshi; 2015).HERE

Jain, Devaki. The Value of Time use Studies in Gendering Policy and Programme HERE

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8.1 Is "home" a safe place?

p. 125: You can read the full text of JS Mill, "The Subjection of Women." HERE

p. 127: Watch a sequence of advertisements that condemn domestic violence HERE

p. 127: See a series of 1-minute films on domestic violence made by Shabnam Virmani titled Bol HERE

8.2 When women unite

p. 129: You can watch a film by Shabnam Virmani titled When Women Unite: The Story of an UprisingHERE

8.3 Rebuilding lives

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Dhavar, Bhargavi. 2004. "Domestic Violence and Mental Health." Bhumika. Telugu.HERE

Hirschmann, Nancy. 2002. "Domestic Violence and Two Notions of Liberty." In The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom. Princeton: Princeton University Press.HERE

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9.1 Reclaiming a past

p. 145: Bertolt Brecht. "A Worker Reads History." HERE

9.2 Writing other histories

p. 150: Songs and stories provide us information about lives, events, work and disruptions in people's routines. You can hear one such prayer song sung by slaves HERE

9.3 Further reading: Missing pages from modern Telangana history

p. 152: Read an interesting article with more information about Rupa Bai Furdoonji, the world's first lady anaesthetist, by Narayana Ala et al titled, "Dr. (Miss) Rupa Bai Furdoonji: World's first qualified lady anaesthetist."HERE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Sri Sri. "Desha Charitralu." Telugu original.HERE

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10.1 Two or many?

p. 177: You can watch an interactive feature on what happens to an egg cell once it is fertilized and divides to make a baby boy or a baby girl HERE

p. 177: Read an interview with developmental biologist Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling on the role of both nature and nurture in making us male or female HERE

p. 179: Visit a gender spectrum site that works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environment HERE

10.2 Struggles with discrimination

p. 181: Read this interview with Caster Semenya, a South African athlete who was forced to undergo a series of gender verifications HERE

p. 183: Read an article on the Indian athlete Duttee Chand in Andhra Jyothi HERE

p. 184: You can look up more information on transgender issues HERE

p. 185: Read the full text of the Supreme Court of India's judgement declaring the transgender community as the third gender in India and ordering the government to provide transgender people with reservations in jobs and education in line with other minorities HERE

p. 185: On 9 June 2015, Manabi Bandyopadhyay took charge of Krishnanagar Women's College in West Bengal's Nadia district. She is the first transgender person in the country to be appointed the principal of a college. See more HERE

p. 186: You can read some interesting reviews of films here:

Review of Adventures of Priscilla (English; 1994)HERE

Review of Arekti Premer Golpo (Bengali; 2010)HERE

Review of ChanthuPottu (Malayalam; 2005)HERE

Review of Muni2: Kanchana (Tamil; 2011)HERE

Review of Transamerica (English; 2005)HERE

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You may consult "Gender Equity and Gender Issues: A Bibliography of Resources" HERE to read articles that may help understand the issues discussed in this Unit some more.

Kalpana Kannabiran. "..." Bhumika. Telugu.HERE

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11.2 "I fought for my life..."

p. 199: Read the full text of Sohaila Abdulali's "I fought for my life...and won" HERE

11.3 Further reading: The caste face of violence

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENTS:

Agnes, Flavia. "Not by a stricter law alone." Indian Express (27 October 2014). HERE

Agnes, Flavia. Interview. "For a victim-centric approach." Frontline (31 October 2014). HERE

You may consult "Gender Equity and Gender Issues: A Bibliography of Resources" HERE

Kalpana Kannabiran. "..." Bhumika. Telugu HERE

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12.1 Mary Kom and Onler

p. 213: Watch an episode of a popular programme, Satyamev Jayate that discusses how cinema shapes our ideas of wooing a woman HERE

12.2 Love and acid just do not mix

p. 217: Read an article by acid-attack survivor Laxmi HERE

p. 217: The Supreme Court of India recently directed all the states and union territories (UTs) to compensate, rehabilitate and provide free treatment to the survivors of acid attacks in pursuance of guidelines issued by it earlier. You can read more about this at: HERE

p. 218: Watch actress Emma Watson speak on gender equality at the UN headquarters in New York HERE

12.3 Love letters

12.4 Mothers and fathers

p. 223: Gogu Shyamala. "Madiga Badeyya." Telugu originalHERE "Braveheart ." English translationHERE

p. 224: Watch an advertisement that shows a young son quickly making a pair of tongs for his tired mother, burning her fingers as she makes chapathis, HERE

p. 225: Read an article on how fathers has played a different role in tending and raising children in most cultures through the world. HERE

p. 225: Watch the advertisement of a jewelry brand that shows a different kind of marriage HERE

12.5 Further reading: Rosa Parks-The braveheart

p. 227: You can watch a mini-biography about Rosa Parks HERE

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p. 242: You can read more from The Blue Book at HERE

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