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Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

The Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke event detailed the essentialness of a "unified" voice and solidarity that is created through music against violence.
साल 2017 में इन 6 कलाकारों की कला बनी मील के पत्थर | Feminism In India

साल 2017 में इन 6 कलाकारों की कला बनी मील के पत्थर  

जाने 6 ऐसे कलाकारों की कला से को जिन्होंने महिलाओं पर केंद्रित मुद्दों पर अपनी बेबाक-बेहतरीन रचनाओं से इस साल मील के पत्थर बना दिया|
Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Shristi Verma started an Instagram page by the name of Shayxme, where she draws queer women in love kissing and embracing.
Dharavi Art Room - Ladies Only, Stories For All | Feminism In India

Dharavi Art Room – Ladies Only, Stories For All

Dharavi Art Room asserts a unique claim to an authentic representation of the lived realities of women in Dharavi.
Riot Grrrl

Reviewing The Riot Grrrl Collection: Feminist Movement From The 90s

Riot Grrrl is a revision of feminism, a fuck-your-girl-hating, lipstick wearing, violence resisting empowerment that still reverberates today.
goddess worship

The Paradox Of Hindu Goddess Worship And Feminism

The repeated use of goddess worship to symbolise an ‘Indian’ woman is problematic and brings forth several questions.
Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.

Comic: How Does CSE Help Young People? | #WhyCSE

CSE covers a range of issues in an age and stage appropriate manner. It benefits people of all ages, genders and sexual identities!
Comic: Comprehensive Sexuality Education In Schools | #WhyCSE

Comic: Comprehensive Sexuality Education In Schools | #WhyCSE

Hardly any schools in India implement comprehensive sexuality education in their curriculum. Issues of puberty, relationships, gender roles and body image are issues that all children and young people struggle with, but which are ignored in their formal education.
kalmuhi-interview

Meet Pranjali Dubey: The Artist behind ‘Kalmuhi’

Kalmuhi is an Instagram page featuring feminist art on female bodies and sexuality, started by Pranjali Dubey.

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi – A Must Watch Short Film On Conjugality And Sexuality

Directed by Sarjun KM, Lakshmi is a radical departure from a monochromatic portrayal of a middle-class woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Aziz Ansari

‘Good Men’, Let’s Talk About Aziz Ansari, Shall We?

The Aziz Ansari story is a clear indication of how ‘good men’ perceive sex: as some kind of a prize they deserve.
This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like | Feminism In India

This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like

Most people who saw me regularly at the time would vouch that I was perfectly happy and normal. That doesn’t change the reality that I was experiencing intimate partner rape.