Women are at the forefront of digital rights and security and are not just using digital security, but also creating feminist digital security guides. Below, I curate some of them.
The male-dominated science sector has to make place for women. A woman is equally talented and history has proved it time and again.
Asima Chatterjee was an Indian Organic Chemist noted for her work in the field of Organic Chemistry. She is highly regarded in India for her pioneering work in medicinal chemistry. She was the first Indian woman to earn a Doctorate in Science.
Here are some great inventions and projects brought by Indian women who have contributed immensely to the field of science.
A powerful discourse around ‘digitally empowered society’ and ‘knowledge economy’ have been added to the neoliberal Indian vocabulary, while access to basic quality education, teachers, schools, infrastructure and so on are still major issues faced by the underprivileged in India. Identities are being formed around new interactive practices, particularly for young Dalit women. This article probes the ways in which caste, gender and ideology/practices of technology are interlinked in India.
Anna Mani was the Deputy Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department, who specialised in researching meteorological instruments.
Alexandra Elbakyan is a former bioengineer turned computer programmer from Kazakhstan. She is best known as the developer of Sci-Hub (the LibGen of science based academics), removing paywalls from millions of scientific research articles.
Facebook's community standards deleted a post speaking out against homophobia and blocked the user from accessing his profile for 24 hours.
In a world where gender bias penetrates every domain of life, can science be spared? It's crucial to acknowledge the probability of bias in scientific research.
In her new book Inferior, Angela Saini talks about how medical science hasn’t given period pain the significance it deserves.