Monday, December 16, 2019

Interviews

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 Val Resh, Author of Fallen Standing & Founder-CEO of Red Door...

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In this interview, Val Resh gives us an insight into her world, what it is like to live in our society with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, where she finds hope and support and things and attitudes about mental health that anger her.

Kripa Joshi’s Miss Moti Busts Body Image Issues One Comic At A Time

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Kripa Joshi, a comic artist from Nepal who currently lives in the UK, is breaking this stereotype one comic a time. Kripa's character Miss Moti is a fat South Asian woman who can do anything she wants to and is an icon of body positivity.

Priyanka Paul’s Artwhoring Gives A New Avatar To Goddesses World Over

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17-year-old Priyanka Paul from Mumbai is the newest feminist artist you'd love to follow on Instagram. A teenage artist, she draws goddesses of colour with a fresh perspective and a feminist avatar. She depicts goddesses, who are traditionally seen as epitomes of feminine divinity, as young women, who are epitomes of feminist liberation.
Radhika Vaz

Radhika Vaz, The Feminist Comedian, Talks About Her All Time Favourite Pet Peeve: Patriarchy

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Even if you have Radhika Vaz's website just opened up in one of your tabs in your browser, you'd be able to know her, since it says "Why is everybody trying to irritate me?"
essar batool

“Dear Indian Feminists, Kashmir Is Occupied. Period”: Essar Batool

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Japleen interviews Essar Batool on her work, her book, the PIL, Kunan Poshpora and feminism in Kashmir.
White Swan Foundation

White Swan Foundation – An NGO Helping People With Mental Health Issues

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White Swan Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that offers knowledge services in the area of mental health.They aim to provide patients, caregivers and others with content to help with decisions related to mental health.
yourdost mental health professionals

Meet YourDOST: An Online Mental Health Counselling Service

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YourDOST is an online emotional wellness platform where people can seek support from experts like psychologists, coaches, and psychiatrists.
icall helpline

An Introduction to iCall Helpline: A Counselling & Support Line for Mental Health

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iCall helpline addresses some of the vast gaps that exist in the mental healthcare landscape in India via phone and email.
“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

“Not Same-sex Sexuality But Modern Homophobia Is The Western Import”: Ruth Vanita

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Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
Sahiyo

Sahiyo: Empowering Dawoodi Bohra Communities & Putting An End to Female Genital Cutting

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Interview with Sahiyo, an international organisation united against female genital cutting among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India.

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rupan deol bajaj and KPS GIll

KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

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Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
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.