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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 Smriti Bhoker— Women's World Of Urdu Writing

In Conversation With Smriti Bhoker— Women’s World Of Urdu Writing

Smriti Bhoker is an Urdu poet who is currently pursuing a masters degree in sociology from Delhi. Urdu, as Smriti herself calls, is a "dying language".
Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed Dar

As media fills up with political debates, we continue to silence the voices of those directly affected who grieve for their home. FII talks to Ahmed Dar to learn about Kashmir—his home.
In Conversation With Abirami Jotheeswaran: Dalit Human Rights Activist

In Conversation With Abirami Jotheeswaran: Dalit Human Rights Activist

Abirami Jotheeswaran is a human rights defender and the National Program Coordinator of the National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights NCDHR.
In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

In Conversation With Merlin Heintzman Hope: Young Father And Artist of ‘Arrangements’

This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.

In Conversation With TARSHI: On Reproductive And Sexual Health Issues

TARSHI (Talking about Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues) works towards expanding sexual and reproductive choices in people's lives.
In Conversation With Shantha Sinha: The Anti-Child Labour Activist

In Conversation With Shantha Sinha: The Anti-Child Labour Activist

Professor Shantha Sinha has been an anti-child labour activist for the past 35 years, and was among the earliest voices in the country fighting for the rights of children to attain a formal education.
Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Caste And Human Rights: In Conversation with Judith Anne Lal

Judith Anne Lal is a human rights activist and researcher working with National Campaign On Dalit Human Rights.
In Conversation With Lalsu Nogoti: An Adivasi lawyer And Social Activist

In Conversation With Lalsu Nogoti: An Adivasi Lawyer And Social Activist

Lalsu Nogoti is an independent elected member of the Zila Parishad and is the first lawyer from the Madia Gond Adivasi community in that district.
In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

Read our interview with Rola Yasmine, The founder of The A-Project, Lebanon, where she speaks about her work with Syrian women refugees.
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.