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

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.
Praatohkrityo: A Dance Theatre Led By Women

Praatohkrityo: A Dance Theatre Led By Women

Praatohkrityo - an urban ritual led by five women.
mental illness

Comic: If Physical Diseases Were Treated Like Mental Illnesses

What if physical diseases were treated like mental illness? You get the point!
FridaMoji

FridaMoji Is Exactly The Upgrade Your Emoji Keyboard Needed!

An LA graphic designer created the FridaMoji keyboard, honouring the legendary feminist painter Frida Kahlo, and we can't get enough of them!

Infographic: The Power And Struggle of Women In Tech

How many women in tech do you know? 

ABC’s For Little Pakistanis By Eiynah

ABC for Pakistanis was a joke children’s book I created to highlight some of the issues our community faces.

Carol Rossetti’s Women Series Now In Indian Languages

Carol Rossetti's Women series is now available in Hindi, Marathi and Bengali. Catch us up, close and personal with one of the translators.
Podcasts, Poetry, Music: How The Arts Took Up The Fight For Mental Health

Podcasts, Poetry, Music: How The Arts Took Up The Fight For Mental Health

As conversation around mental health grows in India, we look at how people are using creative mediums like poetry, cinema, music, and stand-up comedy to fight the stigma around it.
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.
period positive movement

#PeriodPositive: Don’t Apologise For PMS

#PeriodPositive - a collection of period positive posters that are quirky, bold and out there for everyone to see!

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Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan was the most distinguished organic chemist of her times in India, with multiple publications in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry and many notable others.
Ambedkar's Mahad Satyagraha

The Significance Of Mahad Satyagraha: Ambedkar’s Protest March To Claim Public Water

On 20th March 1927, Ambedkar led a procession of 2,500 “untouchables” through main streets of Mahad to drink from the public Chevdar tank.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.