The rebrand of finishing schools for today's context has meant they now appeal to everyone who has the means and resources to access them. But they are emblematic of ways in which society perceives the role of women. Even before finishing schools, women begin to train themselves for these roles.
In episode 2, host Kavitha Devadas speaks to finishing school alums - Jyostna Kanted and Pooja Nagesh about their experience undertaking courses at finishing schools and the impact on their lives. Kauser Khan, one of the people running these schools, helps us understand why change is hard and slow to come.
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