This August, the #GBVinMedia toolkit travelled outside of Delhi for the first time! After our amazing launch in Delhi in July, and our Media Rumble Masterclass in early August, it was time for us to pack our bags and launch the toolkit in Mumbai, as well as visit with some great university students and talk about gender-sensitive journalism with them as well.
Today is our birthday!! FII turns 5 today—on 19th August—and I couldn't be more excited!
Suman Saurav was selected to participate in CREA’s ‘Feminist Leadership, Movement Building and Rights Institute’ in South Asia.
On 3rd August 2019, Team FII presented the #GBVinMedia toolkit as a masterclass on gender-sensitive reportage at the Media Rumble conference by Newslaundry.
FII won the Social Media For Empowerment Award 2019 (#SM4E2019) for two of our campaigns – #UnstereotypeCinema and #IndianWomenInHistory.
This July, we feature Roohi Narula. From talking about the gendered art of consumption to writing about the objectivity granted to women's stories in the #MeToo movement, Roohi’s exceptional writing skills have covered a host of topics, respecting each of them, in their own distinctiveness.
Suman Saurav participated in the Safe Access Fellowship to map out healthcare providers and bring awareness and advocacy on LGBTQIA+ health issues in Delhi.
FII's Founder Japleen Pasricha participated in Rise Up’s Youth Champions Initiative to foster innovation in sexual and reproductive health and rights.
On July 4, 2019, Feminism in India launched the #GBVinMedia toolkit – a media ethics toolkit for journalists and media professionals to report gender-based violence (GBV) more sensitively.
This June, we feature Chandrika Manjunath for her exceptional writing which focuses on pressing concerns around women's health.