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Movie-mad Indians Challenged to Rewrite Sexist Bollywood Songs

A women's rights organization is asking movie-mad Indians to rewrite sexist Bollywood songs, the latest attempt in drawing attention to gender stereotyping and misogyny portrayed by the country's influential film industry. Akshara Centre's “Gaana [Song] Rewrite” competition, launched earlier this month, invites people to change the lyrics to any Bollywood film song they find sexist. The group said it may then engage with the film industry to push for change. "In our...

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