Friday, September 20, 2019
Launch of #GBVinMedia toolkit

FII Launches The #GBVinMedia Toolkit For Ethical Reportage Of Gender-Based Violence

On July 4, 2019, Feminism in India launched the #GBVinMedia toolkit – a media ethics toolkit for journalists and media professionals to report gender-based violence (GBV) more sensitively.
1Lib1Ref Women in India: Wikipedia Editathon

1Lib1Ref Women in India: Wikipedia Editathon

FII Wiki Project, The Wikipedia Library and CIS-A2K co-organised the 1Lib1Ref Wikipedia editathon on 25th May 2019 to improve citations on women's Wikipedia pages in India.

#DalitHistoryMonth2019 Event: An Evening Of Remembrance, Resistance And Resilience

On 29 April 2019, FII and #DalitWomenFight co-organized an event to celebrate Dalit History Month – evening of remembrance, resistance and resilience, where we talked about and remembered various Dalit leaders and movements.
Women In Art: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Women In Art: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In April, FII, The Heritage Lab (THL) and the Danish Cultural Institute India co-organised a Wikipedia editathon on women in art as part of the global Art+Feminism campaign 2019.
In Photos: Aath March Saath March – International Women’s Day 2019

In Photos: Aath March Saath March – International Women’s Day 2019

Here is a sneak peek into the ‘Aath March, Saath March’, the powerful protest that united women from across the city to assert the principles they fight for every day.
Indian Women In STEM: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women In STEM: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

To commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, we co-organised a Wikipedia editathon on Indian women in STEM with IIT Delhi and The Life of Science.
Dalit Women in Media and Politics Conference: When #DalitWomenSpeakOut, Revolution Beckons

Dalit Women in Media and Politics Conference: When #DalitWomenSpeakOut, Revolution Beckons

In a time and in a country where an all-male delegation is chosen to meet the Prime Minister and discuss problems in the entertainment industry - especially in the wake of the #MeToo movement – an all-Dalit women panel is nothing short of revolutionary. On 18th January 2019, AIDMAM and The Blue Club jointly organised a two-day event called Dalit Women in Media and Politics
Women's Health Campaigns: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Women’s Health Campaigns: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

In January 2019, FII and TheaCare co-organised a Wikipedia editathon on women's health campaigns at the co-working space Innov8's Saket office.
Indian Women Cricketers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women Cricketers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

On 15 December 2018, FII and SHEROES hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Indian Women Cricketers to visibilise Indian women cricketers who are currently playing for the Indian national team.
FII's feminist potluck picnic

FII Hosts A Feminist Potluck Picnic To Wrap Up 2018 | #MyFeminist2018

Last Sunday, FII took advantage of the light Delhi winter to organise a feminist potluck picnic at Lodhi Gardens.

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The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
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.