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How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

How To Travel Without Expanding Your Ecological Footprint

It is not always possible to make sustainable choices while travelling, but one can however reduce their ecological footprint by simply being more thoughtful.
Book Review: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji

Book Review: Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women Edited By Kaveh Basmenji

Afsaneh: Short Stories By Iranian Women By Kaveh Basmenji, was a heartbreaking book to read and I wept throughout while reading it....
Feminism And Raksha Bandhan—A Balancing Act?

Feminism And Raksha Bandhan—A Balancing Act?

If Raksha Bandhan is so fixated on the idea that it strengthens sibling bonds, then instead dictating the women, brothers should stand up as feminist allies and support their sisters in fighting against those aspects that make them disadvantaged.
Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Judgementall Hai Kya dazzles in bits, it has a kind of splendour. But, by the time we get to the unraveling of the climax, it gets wearying, delivered like hammer blows to your eyes and ear drums.
Trippin’ Like A Feminist Pro: Lessons Learnt From Girls Trips

Trippin’ Like A Feminist Pro: Lessons Learnt From Girls Trips

Girls trips are life events that have a high return on emotional, social, and monetary investment and almost always live up to the hype.
Travelling With A Club Foot: Negotiations With My Disability

Travelling With Club Foot: Negotiations With My Disability

Travel is a luxury that I cannot handle easily. I was born with a disability called Talipes, or more commonly called as Club Foot.
Travel And Trouble: Why Girls Can't Have All The Fun

Travel And Trouble: Why Girls Can’t Have All The Fun

Travel, while liberating and empowering for women, comes with its own set of restrictions and tensions. Maybe that’s why we can’t envision Dil Chahta Hai with female characters, because we know that the experience won’t be the same for a group of women travelling together.
In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

In Conversation With Niharika Singh: Caste, Representation And Feminism In Bollywood

Jyotsna Siddharth interviewed Niharika Singh for Dalit Feminism Archive to discuss issues of caste, appropriation, representation and feminism in Bollywood.
Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed Dar

As media fills up with political debates, we continue to silence the voices of those directly affected who grieve for their home. FII talks to Ahmed Dar to learn about Kashmir—his home.
Film Review: Ankur Portrays The Intersections Of Caste, Class And Gender

Film Review: Ankur Portrays The Intersections Of Caste, Class And Gender

Shyam Benegal’s first feature film, Ankur, released in 1974 which also marked the debut of Anant Nag and Shabana Azmi disentangles the intricacies of caste, class and gender in both rural and urban settings in a really simplified yet enlightening way.

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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.