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In this series, we feature people and organisations who have done groundbreaking work in the field of gender, sexuality, women’s rights and the likes to get an insight into their lives and their work. More and more people are joining the feminist movement and working on gender and we wish to bring them in the limelight, one life at a time.

In Conversation With Kavita Devi: The Editor-In-Chief Of Khabar Lahariya

In Conversation With Kavita Devi: The Editor-In-Chief Of Khabar Lahariya

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Kavita Devi is not your usual means to access news on the television. The Editor-in-Chief of Khabar Lahariya, Kavita Devi, is all about the field.
In Conversation With Kaleeswaram Raj: Decriminalising Adultery In India

In Conversation With Kaleeswaram Raj: Decriminalising Adultery In India

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Kaleeswaram Raj is a lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Kerala. He successfully fought to decriminalise adultery in India and, he appeared in several other important cases.
In Conversation With Shivangi Singh: Gender, Patriarchy And Social Entrepreneurship

In Conversation With Shivangi Singh: Gender, Patriarchy And Social Entrepreneurship

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No stranger to patriarchy, having faced sexism and steep patriarchy growing up from her relatives, Shivangi Singh started a social initiative focused on women empowerment and gender education called Drishtikona.
In Conversation With Ammu Joseph: The #MeToo In Media Moment

In Conversation With Ammu Joseph: The #MeToo In Media Moment

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Ammu Joseph is a senior Indian journalist who has dedicated her career to gender issues. She is the founder-member of Network of Women in Media, India or NWMI.
In Conversation With Srishti Pandey: The Gendered Aspects Of Disbility

In Conversation With Srishti Pandey: The Gendered Aspects Of Disability

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Srishti Pandey, a student at LSR and a disability rights activist talks about the dual challenges she faces because she is disabled and she is a girl.
In Conversation With Dr Vandana Shiva: Chipko Taught Me Humility

In Conversation With Dr Vandana Shiva: Chipko Taught Me Humility

World-renowned scientist and biodiversity expert Dr Vandana Shiva shares invaluable wisdom on the overlaps between indigenous and scientific knowledge, and how both can shape national and global policy.

In Conversation With Patruni Chidananda Sastry: Exploring Dance And Sexuality

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When words do not do justice to his cause, Patruni Chidananda Sastry takes up his favourite art form—dance, to speak volumes about sexual and gender orientation, the boundaries of labels, and sex education.

In Conversation With Supriya Joshi: The Supaarwoman We Deserve

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A stand-up comedian, actor and writer (also an amazing singer, just FYI), Supriya Joshi was one of the finalists of Comicstaan 2, a stand-up comedy competition.
Anju Gupta

In Conversation With Anju Gupta: IPS Officer Fighting Violence Against Women

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How can the state address violence against women? How can you transform cultures and subcultures within an institution? IPS Officer Anju Gupta shares insights from three decades of working in the civil services.
In Conversation With Smriti Bhoker— Women's World Of Urdu Writing

In Conversation With Smriti Bhoker— Women’s World Of Urdu Writing

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Smriti Bhoker is an Urdu poet who is currently pursuing a masters degree in sociology from Delhi. Urdu, as Smriti herself calls, is a "dying language".

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Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.