Monday, August 19, 2019
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Indian Women Authors: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women Authors: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

FII organised a Wikipedia Editathon on Indian women authors in May 2018 to increase the representation of women authors on Wikipedia.
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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.
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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.
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Women In Indian Contemporary Art: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

For September, FII collaborated with Khoj International Artists' Association and co-hosted a Wikipedia Editathon on Women In Contemporary Indian Art.
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.

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

Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.
What Neha Shoree's Murder Tells Us About Punjab's Drug Problem

What Neha Shoree’s Murder Tells Us About Punjab’s Drug Problem

Dr. Neha Shoree, an official of the State Government of Punjab's Food and Drug Administration wing, was shot dead on 29th March, in broad daylight, in her office.
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.