Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Doctor Payal's Fight Against Institutional Caste Discrimination

Doctor Payal’s Fight Against Institutional Caste Discrimination

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The events that led to the death of Doctor Payal show how she was a victim of casteism that is prevalent in educational institutions.
Remya Haridas: The Only Dalit Woman MP From Kerela

Remya Haridas: The Only Dalit Woman MP From Kerala In Lok Sabha 2019

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Remya Haridas made history by becoming not only the sole woman candidate from Kerala to make it to the Lok Sabha but also the second Dalit woman from Kerala to do so.
Why You Need To Stop Asking Dalits “Do You Face Caste Discrimination?”

Why You Need To Stop Asking Dalits “Do You Face Caste Discrimination?”

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Asking questions like “Have you faced caste discrimination?” is itself a sign of neglect on the part of those non-Dalits who have thrown it in my face directly and indirectly, multiple times.
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.

On Babasaheb And Filmmaking: In Conversation With Jyoti Nisha

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For scholar and filmmaker Jyoti Nisha, this is a story sprawled over 8 different locations and it has taken her over 2 years, and a successful crowdfunding campaign for it to come together in the form of her feature-length documentary B.R. Ambedkar – Now and Then.

#DalitHistoryMonth2019 Event: An Evening Of Remembrance, Resistance And Resilience

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On 29 April 2019, FII and #DalitWomenFight co-organized an event to celebrate Dalit History Month – evening of remembrance, resistance and resilience, where we talked about and remembered various Dalit leaders and movements.
Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

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A three-time MLA and MP, Dr Muthu was one of the earliest Dalit leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party and was the Harijan Welfare Minister till 1974.
The Tsunduru Massacre Of Dalits Of 1991 | #DalitHistoryMonth

The Tsunduru Massacre Of Dalits Of 1991 | #DalitHistoryMonth

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The Tsunduru massacre of 1991 is as one of the most gruesome and vile premeditated attacks on Dalits, not just in the state of Andhra Pradesh but in the whole of India, since independence.

The Bhima Koregaon Battle: The First Recorded Victory Of Dalits | #DalitHistoryMonth

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During the Bhima Koregaon battle, the Peshwas waged war against the British and the Mahars were fighting on behalf of the British. The anger and frustration that had been contained for years of oppression, along with modern weapons gave the Mahars an upper hand leading to their victory.
The Vaikom Satyagraha: Kerala's First Anti-Caste Movement

The Vaikom Satyagraha: Kerala’s First Anti-Caste Movement

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Vaikom Satyagraha is one of Kerala’s foremost organised agitations against Hindu ‘upper caste’ orthodoxy for securing the basic civil rights of all marginalised castes.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
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.