Kamala Das, Madhavi Kutty, Aami – the Mother of Modern English Poetry in India had many names. On the 9th anniversary of her death, #FIIRemembers this literary icon, who smashed stereotypes and defied expectations with every stroke of her pen.
Our bookshelves are choked with stories of the privileged, and books with queer protagonists are often white, Western characters. These five books plug that gap, with resolutely Indian and queer stories.
On 20 March 1927, Dr Ambedkar led thousands of Dalits to the Chavdar tank in Mahad, where they took water from the well and drank it. This act had revolutionary implications, as Dalits had not been allowed to access the public water tank in the village until then.
This International Women's Day, chuck the flowers & cards, and learn about the revolutions our foremothers sparked.
This video is a brief history of the activism and laws in place to combat sexual harassment at the workplace, from the Bhanwari Devi Case in 1992 to the current Sexual Harassment At The Workplace Act 2013.
On the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, did you know of the incredible women scientists who have launched missiles into space, worked towards the cure for cancer, combatted the spread of waterborne diseases, and contributed to the discovery of the God particle?
Today, on January 3rd, FII pays homage to our feminist foremother Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary.
Being a queer woman on the internet can have the same challenges as the offline sphere, but can also has the empowering potential to connect, express and wage resistance.
How do Dalit women use the internet to fight back against patriarchal and casteist forces? Listen to these three Dalit women talk about #DigitalHifazat.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, let's look at how women with disabilities experience and navigate the internet.