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

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.
Sarah Naqvi

Meet Sarah Naqvi: The Textile Artist Who Sews Feminist Embroidery

Sarah Naqvi creates art that attempts to chip away at the patriarchal construct of the "ideal woman" by portraying women simply as they are.
Infographic: Why Words Matter When We're Talking About Mental Illnesses

Infographic: Why Words Matter When We’re Talking About Mental Illnesses

It is important for us to pay attention to the real usage of these words because casually throwing them around trivialises the mental illnesses they refer to.

The Aravani Art Project: Inclusivity & Art With The Transgender Community

The Aravani Art Project, created by Poornima Sukumar, aims to create a collective space for the transgender community by creating public art.
Comic: The Alternative Menstruation Superheroes | #ThePadEffect

Comic: The Alternative Menstruation Superheroes | #ThePadEffect

Alternative menstrual products like cloth pads and menstrual cups last for years. They don't require disposal, thus saving the word from tonnes of sanitary waste.
Infographic: 6 Things To Remember While Using Sustainable Menstrual Products | #ThePadEffect

Infographic: 6 Things To Remember While Using Sustainable Menstrual Products | #ThePadEffect

So what are these alternative sustainable menstrual products and what do we need to keep in mind while using them?
Infographic: What Is #ThePadEffect?

Infographic: What Is #ThePadEffect?

#ThePadEffect is a campaign to examine the consequences of using disposable pads and why should you make the switch to eco-friendly products.

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Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

6 Films That tackle Mainstream Cinema’s Casteism

Standout films that tackled mainstream cinema’s casteism : for acknowledging caste; for giving voice to the experience of those caste groups.
Dalit women writers

6 Books By Dalit Women Writers Exploring Lives Lived On The Margins Of Caste...

These Dalit women writers' narratives centre their lived experiences in a canon where their voices have been conspicuously absent.
Asexuality: Asexuality is a sexual orientation with a wide spectrum and has NO arbitrary definition. The spectrum extends from little or rare sexual attraction to no sexual attraction at all. There is no litmus test to determine if someone is asexual. Asexuality is like any other identity- at its core, it’s just a word that people use to help figure themselves out.

What Is Asexuality? These 8 Terms Will Help You Understand The Ace Spectrum

Asexuality is defined as someone who does not experience sexual attraction.