International Women’s Day 2022 marks the annual celebration where the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women are commemorated. In a society with patriarchy as its founding father, this day celebrated on March 8th, every year creates hope and expectancy of something brighter and better for the women in the global population. Media has always been a very instrumental medium in spreading the idea of women empowerment and what better day than today to recount the most iconic television series that you can binge and, reflect on.
3 Series that You Can Choose to Binge this International Women’s Day 2022
There is absolutely nothing more real, emotional, funny and feministic than this British comedy series created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge that is based on her one-woman show first performed in 2013. The series consists of two seasons and, since its release has become a cult classic for so many people around the globe. Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the titular character, the series centres around a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman who hurls herself at modern living in London. You watch the show now on Amazon Prime Video.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Another series streaming on Amazon Prime Video, this show is based on the famous piece of literature by Margaret Atwood. Focusing on a sexist dystopian society, the series deals with a totalitarian society where fertile women are subjected to child-bearing slavery set against the backdrop of the Second American Civil War. Actress Elisabeth Moss leads the show with other notable cast members such as Joseph Fiennes, Madeline Brewer, Yvonne Strahovski and others.
Netflix’s renowned historical drama, The Crown is not unknown. It shows how women strive to stand tall against the society that constantly undermines them and, tries to pull them down. Covering the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, the series currently has four incredible seasons with two more seasons on the way. The seasons are streaming now on Netflix.
Happy International Women’s Day to everyone celebrating. You can let us know in the comments below what series you think empowers women in today’s world!Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.