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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.

“The Conflict in Bastar Has Brought Women to the Forefront” – In Conversation with Isha Khandelwal Of The Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group

“The Conflict In Bastar Has Brought Women To The Forefront” – In Conversation With...

In conversation with Isha Khandelwal of the Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group about her experiences of working in Bastar, the subsequent ousting and what they are doing now.
Kamla Bhasin

In Conversation With Kamla Bhasin: Renowned Developmental Feminist Activist

Kamla Bhasin is perhaps India's most renowned developmental feminist activist, social scientist, poet and author. She has worked for 35 years in fields of women's rights, human development, peace and democracy.
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“Dear Indian Feminists, Kashmir Is Occupied. Period”: Essar Batool

Japleen interviews Essar Batool on her work, her book, the PIL, Kunan Poshpora and feminism in Kashmir.
In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

In Conversation With Manasi Joshi: The Para-Badminton Champion

Manasi Joshi, is a kickass para-badminton player who keeps shattering stereotypes and pursuing her dreams through her grit and passion for para-badminton.

Meet Alisha Abdullah – India’s First Female Racing Champ

Alisha Abdullah is the first Indian Female National racer, who races in bikes, cars, and go-karts, thereby breaking all stereotypes on women and proving to the world how women are equal to men.
Harnidh Kaur

In Conversation With Harnidh Kaur On The Online Feminist Movement

As a child of the Internet, Harnidh Kaur has become one of the leading feminist voices online with her poetry, positivity and honesty.
In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Bringing Muslim Women's Rights To The Forefront

In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Talking About Muslim Women’s Issues

Bebaak Collective shatters the 'vulnerable' image of Muslim women and talks about their struggles by campaigning across the country.
Meet Mimi Mondal: India's First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

Meet Mimi Mondal: India’s First SFF Writer Nominated For A Hugo

The first Hugo Award nominee from India, Mimi Mondal is a speculative fiction Dalit author. She is also a finalist for the Locus Awards 2018.
In Conversation With Robin Chaurasiya, Founder Of Kranti NGO

In Conversation With Robin Chaurasiya, Founder Of Kranti NGO

Robin Chaurasiya is the founder of Kranti, an NGO which empowers girls from Mumbai's red-light district to become agents of social change.
Interview With Anju Singh From AIDMAM | Feminism In India

In Conversation With Anju Singh From All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM)

We talked to Anju Singh of AIDMAM on the issues Dalit women face today and how they are mobilising to fight for their cause.

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Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Scientists across the country took to the streets to protest for an end to presentations at the Indian Science Congress that promote unscientific personal beliefs.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj

Why Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s #MeToo Episode Was Perfect In Its Portrayal

It was incredibly refreshing to see the #MeToo movement portrayed on Brooklyn Nine-Nine with such honesty.