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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.

ख़ास बात : मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता रत्नाबोली रे के साथ

ख़ास बात : मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता रत्नाबोली रे के साथ

रत्नाबोली रे प्रसिद्ध मानसिक स्वास्थ्य कार्यकर्ता, प्रशिक्षित मनोवैज्ञानिक और मानसिक स्वास्थ्य अधिकार पर काम करने वाली संस्था ‘अंजली’ की संस्थापिका हैं|
Dr Seema Rao: India’s First And Only Woman Commando Trainer

Dr Seema Rao: India’s First And Only Woman Commando Trainer

Dr. Seema Rao has specialised in closed quarter battle (CBQ) and has trained various armed forces for 20 years. She is rightly known as India’s Wonder Woman.
In Conversation With Meghna Chaudhury: The Co-Founder Of The Irrelevant Project

In Conversation With Meghna Chaudhury: The Co-Founder Of The Irrelevant Project

The Irrelevant Project started by Alishya Almeida and Meghna Chaudhury, is a self driven initiative to reduce the negative stereotypes involving gender in the classroom.
Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Meet Xavier Dias: The Adivasi Rights Activist And His Journey

Xavier Dias has spent most of his adult life working closely with Adivasis, helping them secure and safeguard their land, labour, and human rights, and raise their political consciousness. 
Meet Priyadharsini: Filmmaker and Founder of The Blue Club

Meet Priyadharsini: Filmmaker And Founder Of The Blue Club

Priyadharsini is an independent filmmaker. She runs The Blue Club, an organisation committed to magnifying Dalit women’s voices and provides filmmaking mentorship.
Meet Dr. Armida Fernandez: The Entrepreneur Who Helped Improve Public Health Services

Meet Dr. Armida Fernandez: The Entrepreneur Who Helped Improve Public Health Services

Dr. Armida Fernandez has been developing sustainable interventions that would go beyond providing stop-gap solutions for women and children.
In Conversation With Dr. Debarati Halder: The Treatment Of Cyber Crime In India

In Conversation With Dr. Debarati Halder: The Treatment Of Cyber Crime In India

In an interview with Hidden-Pockets, Dr. Debarati Halder talks about personal data leaks on social media and what goes into resolving them.
In Conversation with Sujata Khandekar: A Stalwart Grassroots Feminist

In Conversation with Sujata Khandekar: A Stalwart Grassroots Feminist

Sujata Khandekar has helped CORO grow from working on adult literacy in Mumbai’s slums, to a resource organisation.
ख़ास बात : भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर के साथ

ख़ास बात : भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर के साथ

भारत की पहली स्लाइड गिटारवादिका विदुषी डॉ कमला शंकर पूरी दुनिया में अपनी बहुमुखी प्रतिभा और गिटारवादन का लोहा मनवा चुकी हैं|
ख़ास बात : 'परिवार और समाज' पर क्विअर नारीवादी एक्टिविस्ट प्रमदा मेनन के साथ

ख़ास बात : ‘परिवार और समाज’ पर क्विअर नारीवादी एक्टिविस्ट प्रमदा मेनन के साथ

आज की दुनिया में हम सभी के लिए ज़रूरी है कि हम परिवार की अपनी परिभाषा पर दोबारा विचार करें। आज की दुनिया नई तकनीकी दुनिया है।

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