Artivism

Artivism

In this section, find articles on Indian feminist art activism (artivism) by Feminism in India.

Unsolicited Advice: Boy Child

10 Pieces Of Unsolicited Advice That Help Make You A Better Woman

People are great at unsolicited advice. Unlike common sense, it comes naturally to everyone. Here are 10 pieces of advice women have received.
Comic: The Secret To The Perfect Body!

Comic: The Secret To The Perfect Body!

We're expected to look a certain way, to have a certain body type. But every body is different, just like every person is different. No body is more beautiful than the other. So love and embrace your body, however it looks, it's absolutely fine.
Comic: There Is No Such Thing As The Friendzone

Comic: There Is No Such Thing As The Friendzone

Women are judged for everything, including their right to say yes or no. Ultimately, it is a woman's right, as much as it is a man's, to say yes or no, and she should be able to do it without the fear of being judged and shamed. Let's stop the slut shaming, and let's stop saying "friend-zone".
Comic: Anti-Romeo Squads For Women's Safety Or Love Jihad?

Comic: Anti-Romeo Squads For Women’s Safety Or Love Jihad?

Yogi Adityanath's Anti-Romeo Squads aren't helping, but harming. It doesn't protect women from sexual harassment but only curb women's right to love and of course, to prevent "love jihad"! Another way to stop empowerment.
Comic: Hypocrisy In The Name of Women Empowerment

Comic: Hypocrisy In The Name of Women Empowerment

Our Government loves empowering women. It's their favourite tag-line. But that's all it is, most of the time, a tag line. But we can smell the hypocrisy everywhere!
Comic: How Not To Respond To Sexual Harassment Allegations

Comic: How Not To Respond To Sexual Harassment Allegations

Sexual harassment happens everywhere from public places, to homes, to work places. While women often call out a harasser, these are the kind of responses we get. This doesn't help anyone. Please don't respond to sexual harassment allegations with more hostility.
Comic: What Is Intersectional Feminism? | Feminism in India

Comic: What Is Intersectional Feminism?

Intersectional feminism includes everyone. It includes people of different body types, races, ethnicities, castes, religions, disabilities, genders and sexualities. There's nothing exclusive at all about feminism. It isn't feminism, if it isn't intersectional!
Gif: Staring Is Sexual Harassment

Gif: Staring Is Sexual Harassment

Staring can make people extremely uncomfortable. It's incredibly violating and often leads to the awkward dupatta adjustment. It's also difficult to report because it can never be proven. But staring, like street harassment, is also a form of sexual harassment.
Comic: I Believe In Equal Rights | Feminism in India

Comic: I Believe In Equal Rights

Dear #NotAllMen, thanks for "helping" us and "allowing" us to do things. It really makes us feel empowered to know that you're voluntarily not being another obstacle for us. Seriously, thanks for all the support.
36 Days of Type - K for Kafkaesque

This Artist Used The 36 Days Of Type Project To Talk About Mental Health...

Harini Rajagopalan used the 36 Days Of Type Project to talk about mental health. The resulting images are simple, evocative and brilliant.

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Med-Me-Not: Why The Stigma Around Medicines For Mental Illness?

People, whether they have a mental illness or not, often tend to think of medicines as an absolute no-no. The answer, in fact, lies with you.
Disha Chaudhari

Meet Disha Chaudhari: FII’s Featured Writer Of April

Our featured writer for the month of April is DIsha Chaudhuri. Read about her best pieces and find out more about her in this interview!
It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn't Terrible, Oral Rape Is

It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn’t Terrible, Oral Rape Is

Took me years to peel off your words from my skin. Took me years to rub the roses off my eyes and see the red flags as they were. Took me years to learn oral sex isn't terrible, rape is. And that is what it was.