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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.

Bharat Kaushik

In Conversation With Bharat Kaushik, Founder Of Transgender Model Magazine

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One of Bharat Kaushik's initiatives is Transgender Model Magazine. It is an online magazine where he profiles talent from the trans community and displays them to the magazine's audience.
In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

In Conversation With Xukia: A Queer Collective in Assam

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We interviewed Xukia – an LGBTQIA+ group in Assam that organises the Guwahati Pride March and is increasing LGBTQIA+ awareness and support.
Interview With Dalit Camera: Eradicating The Dominant Savarna Lens In Media

In Conversation With Dalit Camera: Eradicating The Dominant Savarna Lens In Media

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Dalit Camera is a Youtube channel founded by Bathram Ravichandran, which documents the voices of Dalits, Bahujans, Adivasis and Minorities.
Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed Dar

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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.

“Maybe There Were Some Pads Lying Around”: Meet The Woman Behind The Comic Sanitary...

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"What is the idea behind the name 'Sanitary Panels'?" "Maybe there were some pads lying around."

In Conversation With Val Resh, Author of Fallen Standing & Founder-CEO of Red Door...

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In this interview, Val Resh gives us an insight into her world, what it is like to live in our society with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, where she finds hope and support and things and attitudes about mental health that anger her.
Kamla Bhasin

In Conversation With Kamla Bhasin: Renowned Developmental Feminist Activist

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Kamla Bhasin is perhaps India's most renowned developmental feminist activist, social scientist, poet and author. She has worked for 35 years in fields of women's rights, human development, peace and democracy.
Meet Mimi Mondal: India's First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

Meet Mimi Mondal: India’s First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

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The first Hugo Award nominee from India, Mimi Mondal is a speculative fiction Dalit author. She is also a finalist for the Locus Awards 2018.

On Babasaheb And Filmmaking: In Conversation With Jyoti Nisha

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For scholar and filmmaker Jyoti Nisha, this is a story sprawled over 8 different locations and it has taken her over 2 years, and a successful crowdfunding campaign for it to come together in the form of her feature-length documentary B.R. Ambedkar – Now and Then.
In Conversation with Hasina Kharbhih: Tackling Trafficking Systematically

In Conversation with Hasina Kharbhih: Tackling Trafficking Systematically

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Hasina Kharbhih, an Ashoka Fellow and a visionary social entrepreneur, has been tackling trafficking in the North East through a unique model

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Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.
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'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.