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.
Indian queer feminists are now on Wikipedia!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On occasion of Human Rights Day, the FII Team held a Wikipedia editathon writing and expanding pages of women human rights defenders.