Monday, September 16, 2019

Interviews

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 Shobhika Kalra: Changing Landscapes One Ramp At A Time

Meet Shobhika Kalra, the co-founder of Wings of Angelz, who took it upon herself to make the world wheelchair accessible, one ramp at a time.
In Conversation With Saba Khalid: The Creator Of Raaji Chatbot

In Conversation With Saba Khalid: The Creator Of Raaji Chatbot

Raaji is a chatbot app developed by Saba Khalid which is available on the Google Play Store developed for girls and women in developing countries.
In Conversation With Dr Padma Rammoorthy: The Founder Of Medhealth TV

In Conversation With Dr Padma Rammoorthy: The Founder Of MedHealth TV

Read our exclusive interview with Dr Padma Rammoorthy, the founder of MedHealth TV, an online portal offering resources on maternal health.

In Conversation With Aqui Thami: The Founder Of Sister Library

Through Sister Library, Aqui Thami aims to create a space where women authors can be read. It will be the first community-owned feminist library in India.

On Babasaheb And Filmmaking: In Conversation With Jyoti Nisha

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 Srilekha Chakraborty: The Founder of #PeriodsPeCharcha

In Conversation With Srilekha Chakraborty: The Curator of #PeriodsPeCharcha

Srilekha Chakraborty discusses her work with us on the #PeriodsPeCharcha campaign, menstrual hygiene in India, the policy loopholes and what still needs to be done.

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

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

In Conversation With Adhunika Prakash: The Founder Of Breastfeeding Support For Indian Mothers

Breastfeeding Support for Indian Mothers founded by Adhunika Prakash and the #FreedomToNurse initiative has gained a lot of attention on the online forums. What is it?
Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India's First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok Sabha Elections

Meet Ashwathi Rajappan: India’s First Openly Intersex Person To Contest In The Lok...

Ashwathi Rajappan has filed their nomination from Ernakulam constituency where a high profile contest between major parties, the Indian National Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist), is underway.
'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...

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.

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B. Vijayalakshmi: The Physicist Who Fought Feudalistic Academia| #IndianWomenInHistory

B. Vijayalakshmi: The Physicist Who Fought Feudalistic Academia| #IndianWomenInHistory

B. Vijayalakshmi as a scientist is known to few. Yet, she is perhaps one of the most brilliant minds to have existed in the Indian Physics community. Although her life was cut short by cancer, never once did it waver her spirit from scientific curiosity and work, of politics and social awareness.
Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its Mothers?

Maternal Mortality Rate: Does India Really Care About Its mothers?

A country’s maternal mortality rate is one of the most crucial indicators of how it prioritises it’s women.
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.