Stand-up for feminism: Indian women comics are making patriarchy the punch-line in their acts

 In stark contrast, female comics are using open mics as a means of feminist engagement: they satirise the hypocritical and patriarchal attitudes that men in India often have. It’s one of the few platforms that they have to be vocal (if only for five or ten minutes) without fear of consequences…

The Girl in the Show: Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism

Source: Stand-up for feminism: Indian women comics are making patriarchy the punch-line in their acts – Firstpost

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