Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

For April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Feminism In India along with Punjabi Wikimedians co-organised a Wikipedia Editathon on ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ to increase the representation of Indian NGO's working on child sexual abuse, sexual and domestic violence on Wikipedia as well as to teach a new skill of creating and editing articles on Wikipedia to the youth.
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.
Human Rights Activists

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.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Queer Feminists

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Indian Queer Feminists

Indian queer feminists are now 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.

Zehen’s ‘Main Yeh Bhi Hoon’ Monologues And The Fourth Mumbai Feminists Meetup

The fourth Mumbai Feminists meet-up was held on the 10th of January at the Hive in Khar. A performance by The Zehen Collective, as part of the ‘Pride’ events was the centerpiece of the event. The show was called ‘Main Yeh Bhi Hoon’ Monologues - discussions of coming out.

Third Mumbai Feminists Meet Up at TIFR Gardens

On 8th November, 2015, the third Mumbai Feminists meet up took place at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Gardens (with a gorgeous sea view) in Navy Nagar, Colaba courtesy Himadri Burman.

Second Mumbai Feminists Meetup at Vakoloft

On 25th September, 2015, the second Mumbai Feminists meeting was held at Vakoloft which was attended by Himadri, Japleen, Shreya, Vishwanath, Anchal, Anu, Vasundhara, Rashi, Paras and Robin.

First Ever Mumbai Feminists Meetup In August

Last week a bunch of us decided to hold a feminist meetup and form a collective in Mumbai- Mumbai Feminists.

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Colourism: Will The Indian Society Never Learn?

Colourism: Will The Indian Society Never Learn?

Sadly, Bollywood has not yet become “woke” enough to check their own standards of beauty and the rampant colourism, much less apologize for it.
Here Is Why I Shall Not Leave My Tattoos At The Door

Here Is Why I Shall Not Leave My Tattoo At The Door

Tattoos may be a form of art that a segment of the young generation is rapidly lapping up, but there are important spaces where they are still a taboo.
Kittur Rani Chennamma leading the battle

Rani Kittur Chennamma: India’s Valiant Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kittur Chennamma, queen of Kittur, was an Indian ruler to lead an armed rebellion against the British East India Company. Even though her attempt failed, she was an inspiration for the upcoming freedom fighters.