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

Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time

Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time | #IndianWomenInHistory

Amrita Sher-Gil's rare ability of depicting liveliness in the complex realities of her paintings, she portrayed the ideas of human bonds like no other artist of her time.
Sarah Naqvi

Meet Sarah Naqvi: The Textile Artist Who Sews Feminist Embroidery

Sarah Naqvi creates art that attempts to chip away at the patriarchal construct of the "ideal woman" by portraying women simply as they are.
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.
Eight Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

8 Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

Tatsuya Ishida is an American comic who writes and draws the webcomic strip Sinfest. We bring you our top favourite feminist comics by him.
Madhubani

6 Madhubani Women Artists Who Pushed Out Dominant Narratives

Here’s a list of five Madhubani women artists who have used Madhubani for the purpose of active political involvement and community empowerment.
Unsolicited Advice: Boy Child

10 Pieces Of Unsolicited Advice That Help Make You A Better Woman

People are great at unsolicited advice. Unlike common sense, it comes naturally to everyone. Here are 10 pieces of advice women have received.
36 Days Of Feminist Type By Kruttika Susarla

Meet Kruttika Susarla – The Artist Behind 36 Days Of Feminist Type

Kruttika Susarla is a Delhi-based designer who created 36 visually stunning & informative images on intersectional Indian feminist movement(s).
desi women illustrators

5 Desi Women Illustrators We Should Know About

These desi women illustrators are putting their thoughts out there in their work and engaging audiences socially through artistic flourishes and strokes.
kalmuhi-interview

Meet Pranjali Dubey: The Artist behind ‘Kalmuhi’

Kalmuhi is an Instagram page featuring feminist art on female bodies and sexuality, started by Pranjali Dubey.
Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

Comic: Sexual Harassment In Beauty Parlours | #SalonSector

This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
A Brief History Of The Pride Turban And The Importance Of Visibility Of Queer Sikhs

A Brief History Of The Pride Turban And The Importance Of Visibility Of Queer...

As a gay Sikh man, I sincerely hope that the visibility of the pride turban will help young queer Sikhs in accepting themselves.