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The GendV Project

Urban Transformation and Gendered Violence in India and South Africa
Furnace by Dr Poonam Tushamad

Written by Dr Poonam Tushamad, a Dalit-feminist writer, poet, academic and activist who currently teaches at BR Ambedkar College, University of Delhi. She is the author of several publications including the books ‘Madaari’ (2019) and ‘Hindi Dalit Sahitya Mein Jantantrik Mulya : Ek Adhyayan’ (2022).

Translated by Nikhil Pandhi, a queer-feminist researcher and anti-caste translator. He is currently a doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology at Princeton University. His translations of anti-casteist Ambedkarite literature from Hindi to English are forthcoming with Zubaan.