Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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In Photos: Aath March Saath March – International Women’s Day 2018

A peek into the powerful protest that is Aath March Saath March, which reverberated through the streets of central Delhi on International Women's Day 2018.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Queer Feminists

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Queer Feminists

Indian queer feminists are now on Wikipedia!
Indian Women In Politics: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women In Politics: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

We held a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Indian women in politics to increase the representation of women politicians in India and help reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
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
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Human Rights Activists in India

This month, on the World Human Rights Day which falls on December 10, we got together with Breakthrough India at their Delhi office to co-host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Human Rights Activists in India. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing Wikipedia pages of human rights activists in India (both individuals and organisations) who lack representation on the platform currently.
Indian Women Bureaucrats: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women Bureaucrats: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

We held a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Indian women bureaucrats to increase the representation of women bureaucrats and help reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
Trans* Rights Activists Of South Asia: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon | Feminism In India

Trans* Rights Activists Of South Asia: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

FII collaborated with Gaylaxy Magazine and India HIV/AIDS Alliance and co-organised a Wikipedia Editathon on ‘Trans* Rights Activists and Personalities of South Asia’ for April 2018.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Online Social Movements

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Online Social Movements

This month, we got together with Punjabi Wikimedians at our New Delhi office to co-host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Online Social Movements. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing Wikipedia pages of online social movements in India across issues of caste, gender, sexuality among others who lack representation on the platform currently.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Women Poets and Authors

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Women Poets and Authors

FII and BT co-hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on “Indian women poets and authors” at Breakthrough's Delhi office. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing wikipedia pages of Indian women poets and authors who lack representation on the platform currently.
Women Human Rights Defenders: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Women Human Rights Defenders: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

On occasion of Human Rights Day, the FII Team held a Wikipedia editathon writing and expanding pages of women human rights defenders.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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