Saturday, January 18, 2020
Why Do We Need To Stop The Culture Of Tribal Tourism In India?

Why Do We Need To Stop The Culture Of Tribal Tourism In India?

Tribal tourism is a symptom of the mistaken belief that we are somehow ‘bettering’ indigenous communities through the imposition of Western systems.
The Faces Of India’s Adivasi And Tribal Activism You Should Know

The Faces Of India’s Adivasi And Tribal Activism You Should Know

Activists have fought against external forces, defending their forests and rights over land. Let’s take a look at some of the new faces of tribal activism!
No Talking About The Environment Without Indigenous People's Rights

We Can’t Talk About The Environment Without Talking About Indigenous People’s Rights

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Be it the Aarey Forest in Mumbai, the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, or Standing Rock in Dakota, conveniently choosing to look over the indigenous people's rights is something we all do a little too well.
Do You Know These Young PoC & Indigenous Climate Activists Fighting For The Future?

Do You Know These 8 Young PoC & Indigenous Climate Activists Fighting For Our...

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The media's reluctance to recognise young PoC & indigenous climate activists is reflective of the racism underlying climate justice efforts.
Anupriya Madhumita Lakra Is Odisha's First Tribal Woman To Become A Commercial Pilot

Anupriya Madhumita Lakra Is Odisha’s First Tribal Woman To Become A Commercial Pilot

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The newest addition to India's force of women pilots is Anupriya Madhumita Lakra, a 27-year old from Odisha's Maoist-affected Malkangiri district.
No, The Aarey Forest Is Not Just An Environmental Issue

No, The Aarey Forest Is Not Just An Environmental Issue

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as much as it is important for the Aarey Forest to remain an ecologically protected zone and be preserved amidst alarmingly worsening climate crisis, it is also important to acknowledge the ties that bind the Aarey Forest and the Adivasis that call it home, together.
Save The Amazon: Indigenous Women In Brazil Protest Against Bolsonaro

Save The Amazon: Indigenous Women In Brazil Protest Against Bolsonaro

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As the Amazon burns and the world watches, it is hard to ignore the protests that have been going on against Bolsonaro. At the forefront of these protests are indigenous women, who are fighting for the environment and for their rights.
Forgotten Histories: Adivasi Women Of The Warli Revolt

Forgotten Histories: Adivasi Women Of The Warli Revolt

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The involvement of the tribal women in the Warli revolt was supported by the Kisan Sabha leader, Godaveri Parulekar, also known lovingly as Godutai (elder sister) by the Adivasis.
Chandrani Murmu BJD Odisha Youngest MP Woman Tribal ST 2019

Meet Chandrani Murmu: The Tribal Woman Who Is Now India’s Youngest Ever MP

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The 2019 elections gave us the 25-Year-Old Chandrani Murmu who created history by becoming the youngest MP in India’s History.
In Conversation With Lalsu Nogoti: An Adivasi lawyer And Social Activist

In Conversation With Lalsu Nogoti: An Adivasi Lawyer And Social Activist

Lalsu Nogoti is an independent elected member of the Zila Parishad and is the first lawyer from the Madia Gond Adivasi community in that district.

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.

Can You Really Be A Heterosexual Feminist In This Patriarchal World?

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Can a woman really, given what she knows, enter a relationship of trust, adulation and love with a man? Can she really be a heterosexual feminist?
Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

Is Bollywood Selling Islamophobia By Objectifying Muslim Characters?

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Bollywood's ‘othering’ and bad portrayals create a sense of “we” and “they” in society resonates Islamophobia which has real consequences.