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In this series, we feature people and organisations who have done groundbreaking work in the field of gender, sexuality, women’s rights and the likes to get an insight into their lives and their work. More and more people are joining the feminist movement and working on gender and we wish to bring them in the limelight, one life at a time.

In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

Manasi Joshi, is a kickass para-badminton player who keeps shattering stereotypes and pursuing her dreams through her grit and passion for para-badminton.

Meet Alisha Abdullah – India’s First Female Racing Champ

Alisha Abdullah is the first Indian Female National racer, who races in bikes, cars, and go-karts, thereby breaking all stereotypes on women and proving to the world how women are equal to men.
In Conversation with Zakia Soman, Co-Founder Of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA)

In Conversation with Zakia Soman, Co-Founder Of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA)

A conversation with Zakia Soman, who co-founded Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) to empower Muslim women to eradicate their own poverty and marginalisation and to live a life of equality and dignity.
In Conversation With Virali Modi: Shattering Stereotypes On Disability

In Conversation With Virali Modi: Shattering Stereotypes Of Disability

From scuba diving to winning beauty pageants, motivating people and fighting for causes, Virali Modi shatters all stereotypes of disability.
In Conversation with Hasina Kharbhih: Tackling Trafficking Systematically

In Conversation with Hasina Kharbhih: Tackling Trafficking Systematically

Hasina Kharbhih, an Ashoka Fellow and a visionary social entrepreneur, has been tackling trafficking in the North East through a unique model
In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Bringing Muslim Women's Rights To The Forefront

In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Talking About Muslim Women’s Issues

Bebaak Collective shatters the 'vulnerable' image of Muslim women and talks about their struggles by campaigning across the country.
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In Conversation With SexDis On Sexuality, Disability And Accessibility

SexDis is a non-profit initiative working to establish the fact that women with disabilities are sexual beings just like anyone else.
In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

We interviewed Xukia – an LGBTQIA+ group in Assam that organises the Guwahati Pride March and is increasing LGBTQIA+ awareness and support.
Shampa Sengupta

In Conversation With Shampa Sengupta About Disability Rights

Shampa Sengupta is a Kolkata based activist who has been working on gender & disability issues for more than 25 years.
Neerja Malik

She Conquered Cancer Twice And Then Helped Others Do It – Neerja Malik

Neerja Malik is a two-time cancer survivor, global cancer counsellor and inspirational speaker. In conversation with her about her journey.

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Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
‘Make Men Wear Veils and They will Understand our Difficulties’

‘Make Men Wear Veils And They Will Understand Our Difficulties’

In rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman challenges men to cover their faces with veils and then successfully execute their work.
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On Prithviraj’s Statement And The Long History Of Misogyny in Malayalam Cinema

Actor Prithviraj's statement is a small step in rectifying the decades of misogyny perpetuated in Malayalam cinema.