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In Photos: Aath March Saath March – International Women’s Day 2018

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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

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

Indian Women In Politics: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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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

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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
Human Rights Activists

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Human Rights Activists in India

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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

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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.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Online Social Movements

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Online Social Movements

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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.
Trans* Rights Activists Of South Asia: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon | Feminism In India

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

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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: Indian Women Poets and Authors

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

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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

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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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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'.
surayya tyabji woman who designed indian flag

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.

Can You Really Be A Heterosexual Feminist In This Patriarchal World?

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Can a woman really, given what she knows, enter a relationship of trust, adulation and love with a man? Can she really be a heterosexual feminist?