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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.

'It Is A Matter Of Right And Not A Matter Of Favour': In Conversation With Dr. Ranjana Kumari On The Women's Reservation Bill

‘It Is A Matter Of Right And Not A Matter Of Favour’: In Conversation...

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Dr. Ranjana Kumari, the woman who has been fighting for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill for the past 23 years, shares her thoughts with FII.
In Conversation With Menstrupedia: Changing The Narrative Around Menstruation

In Conversation With Menstrupedia: Changing The Narrative Around Menstruation

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Interview with Aditi Gupta and Tuhin Paul, founders of Menstrupedia, a visual platform which makes conversations around menstruation easier.
Meet Dr Aiswarya Rao: A Doctor And A Disability Rights Activist

Meet Dr. Aiswarya Rao: A Doctor And A Disability Rights Activist

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Aiswarya Rao is a paediatrician, a disability rights activist and the founder of Better World Shelter a rehabilitation centre for disabled women in Chennai.
In Conversation With Dr Vandana Shiva: Chipko Taught Me Humility

In Conversation With Dr Vandana Shiva: Chipko Taught Me Humility

World-renowned scientist and biodiversity expert Dr Vandana Shiva shares invaluable wisdom on the overlaps between indigenous and scientific knowledge, and how both can shape national and global policy.

In Conversation With Tanzila Khan: Author, Disability Rights Activist, And The Founder Of Girlythings

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Girlythings, launched by Tanzila Khan, is an application-based start-up, which provides delivery service for products related to women’s menstrual hygiene.
Neerja Malik

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

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

Priyanka Paul’s Artwhoring Gives A New Avatar To Goddesses World Over

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17-year-old Priyanka Paul from Mumbai is the newest feminist artist you'd love to follow on Instagram. A teenage artist, she draws goddesses of colour with a fresh perspective and a feminist avatar. She depicts goddesses, who are traditionally seen as epitomes of feminine divinity, as young women, who are epitomes of feminist liberation.
Talking Compass

In Conversation With The Talking Compass: Expanding Mental Health Access

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The Talking Compass is a platform that provides various services including counselling and coaching and is a mental health resource sharing space.
In Conversation With Penkoottu: A Media Collective Of Women's Trade Unions

In Conversation With Penkoottu: A Media Collective Of Women’s Trade Unions

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Penkoottu is a women’s led trade union and its short history is bright with many instances of successful struggle.
In Conversation With Shivangi Singh: Gender, Patriarchy And Social Entrepreneurship

In Conversation With Shivangi Singh: Gender, Patriarchy And Social Entrepreneurship

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No stranger to patriarchy, having faced sexism and steep patriarchy growing up from her relatives, Shivangi Singh started a social initiative focused on women empowerment and gender education called Drishtikona.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.