The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

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Tara Kaushal

Author, India

Tara Kaushal is a writer and media consultant whose first book, Why Men Rape: An Indian Undercover Investigation, was published in 2020. Part of the multimedia gender journalism and activism project Why Men Rape that she’d started in 2017, it has been widely and well received. Her second book, a work of narrative nonfiction in the human-rights and gender-justice space, is due to be published.

 

Tara was awarded the Laadli Media Award in 2013-4; in 2018, she was awarded a Femina Women Super Achiever Award. 

sessions

The Writing Of “Why Men Rape : An Indian Undercover Investigation” as a Feminist Act

  • 19th November
  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Tara Kaushal speaks of her experiences while researching and the conversations the book has unlocked.

SPEAKERS:
Tara Kaushal

Rape And The Role Of the Media

  • 22nd November
  • 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Why gender-sensitive reporting is now more important than ever before.
A panel disucssion with Sameera Khan, Tara Kaushal, Vakasha Sachdev and George Jose as the chair.

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