South Asian women, Indian gender roles, rape
"Delhi Braveheart" is a poem by Tiara Sharma, an 18 year old South Asian American, in reaction to the infamous 2012 Delhi Rape. It juxtaposes how Indian men treat women in different contexts: Goddesses, mothers, and young women. The image above the poem excerpts is of traditional South Asian jewelry that has aesthetic, religious, and social significance and worn by women of all ages, even on depictions of Goddesses.
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6 x 9 in; laser and letterpress printing
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