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Girls on Bikes on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan

Girls On Bikes: Cycling In Lahore In Protest And Celebration

Who even decided to confine women to the private sphere in the first place? Who decided it was a good idea to restrict women’s mobility and then justify it on the basis of "fear" or "safety"? These are important questions to ask because they shape the lives of many women in South Asia. Access to public spaces is the fundamental right of women and Girls on Bikes is doing a great job at fighting for that right and trying to change social attitudes towards women being in public spaces one pedal at a time!
Trump's Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects SRHR Work In India

Trump’s Global Gag Rule On Abortion And How It Affects Sexual & Reproductive Health...

Three young Indian women discuss the effects of the global gag rule, a decision taken by seven white men in the USA, on SRHR work in India.
Saudi Women Are Rocking It In This New Music Video And Howvideo

Saudi Women Are Rocking It In This New Music Video And How

A new music video titled Hwages shows Saudi women doing everything they can't do in rea life in Saudi Arabia like driving among others.
Hillary Clinton and what her candidacy has meant to me

Hillary Clinton And What Her Candidacy Has Meant To Me

It is important to talk about Hillary Clinton. It is important, even for someone who was not a stakeholder in the U.S elections of 2016, the campaign for which went on for much longer than healthy or necessary.
The South Asia One Billion Rising 2017 Launched In Nepal

The South Asia One Billion Rising 2017 Launched In Nepal

The South Asia One Billion Rising was launched at Tewa Center, Kathmandu, Nepal on September 19, 2016 as a part of the global movement One Billion Rising.
brock turner and white male entitlement

What Brock Turner’s 3-Months Sentence Tells Us About White Male Entitlement

What is white male entitlement? If Brock Turner was black, he wouldn't be let off in 3-months because of 'good behaviour' for raping an unconscious and intoxicated woman.

7 Times Media Coverage of Rio Olympics was Sexist and It’s Only Day 5

Women athletes from all over the world are crushing it at Rio Olympics 2016, but global media is still showing us that sexism is alive and well, kicking. Yes, this is 2016.
brock turner and rape culture

Calling Rape An ‘Incident’: Brock Turner And Rape Culture

Most of you have read about Brock Turner and his ridiculously light sentence for committing sexual assault. Turner dragged an intoxicated woman behind a dumpster, disrobed her and attempted to penetrate her before thankfully being caught by two good samaritans who didn’t just ignore what they saw.

Pakistani Comic Team Muhafiz Throws Light On Child Marriage As A Tradition

"Rise in violent extremism, sectarian and religious hate narratives in Pakistan has driven the need for a counter narrative", says Team Muhafiz

Boys of Bangladesh launches first-ever Bangladeshi lesbian comic “Dhee”

Boys of Bangladesh launches Dhee, a lesbian comic character.

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Med-Me-Not: Why The Stigma Around Medicines For Mental Illness?

People, whether they have a mental illness or not, often tend to think of medicines as an absolute no-no. The answer, in fact, lies with you.
Disha Chaudhari

Meet Disha Chaudhari: FII’s Featured Writer Of April

Our featured writer for the month of April is DIsha Chaudhuri. Read about her best pieces and find out more about her in this interview!
It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn't Terrible, Oral Rape Is

It Took Me Years To Learn Oral Sex Isn’t Terrible, Oral Rape Is

Took me years to peel off your words from my skin. Took me years to rub the roses off my eyes and see the red flags as they were. Took me years to learn oral sex isn't terrible, rape is. And that is what it was.