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.

SMHF – A Mental Health Foundation With A Difference

Sanchita Mental Health Foundation (SMHF) is a day care rehabilitation and counselling centre dedicated to support and improve mental health, by providing support and care to individuals above the age of 18 years.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.
Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.