B1 Multipurpose Room
What Girls Are Doing in Our Stories: Gender in Indian Children’s Literature

V. Geetha (Editor) Leila Seth ()

In older stories for children, girls are usually portrayed in terms of stereotypes and traditional roles. Today, however, because of an emphasis on gender equality in India, the portrayal of girls in contemporary stories is changing. In this session, the speakers will trace this paradigm shift in Indian children’s literature. 

Part of: Writers & Illustrators Conference