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In this section, find articles on Indian feminist art activism (artivism) by Feminism in India.

Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Voice Of Black America

Aretha Franklin was perhaps one of the biggest giants of soul music and indeed of American pop music as a whole.
Ladai Seekh Le! Ambedkarite Sumeet Samos Is Here To Change The Rap Game

Ladai Seekh Le! Ambedkarite Sumeet Samos Is Transforming Indian Hip-Hop

Sumeet Samos's latest single “Ladai Seekhle” will deeply resonate with those who have ever been subjected to Savarna oppression.
Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Meet Kanchan Chander: The Artist Who Forces Her Audience To Shed The Male Gaze

Kanchan Chander through her work dismantles the idea of male gaze and creates a representative space for women and their experiences.
Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Taksh Sharma has been making waves in the Indian fashion scene as well as on social media where she is popularly known as Kawaiibloggerchan.
पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल | Feminism In India

पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल

लयला अपनी कला को सरोकार से जोड़कर एक नया रूप देना चाहती है| उन्होंने अपनी कला के लिए एक ऐसे विषय को चुना है, जिसे आमतौर पर हमारे समाज में वर्जित माना जाता है, यानी कि मासिकधर्म या पीरियड|
Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
Seeking Femininity In Kabir's Poetry

Seeking Femininity In Kabir’s Poetry

This article seeks to exhibit the poetry of Kabir to substantiate the paradoxical gender situation where there is both conservative rigidity and spiritual fluidity.
Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist | Feminism In India

Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist

“Feet, what do I want them for if I have wings to fly”, these magical words enunciated by Frida Kahlo define her in more ways than one.
In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

The Casteless Collective is a political world music ensemble band which promotes and spreads the idea of equality with a primary intention of making people more politically aware and to understand the status quo.
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6 Hilarious And Subversive Muslim Women Instagram Artists

In order to find authentic characters and creators that are able to do their art with no holds barred, these are 6 Muslim women creators on Instagram who subvert stereotypes in a hilarious manner.

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Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.