FeminismInIndia.com (FII) nominated for Manthan Awards 2015

Hello everyone, I’m happy to announce that Feminism In India (FII) has been nominated for Manthan Awards 2015 by the Digital Empowerment Foundation under the e-Women & Empowerment category with other prominent projects like UN Women India and Telenor Groups for using digital and social media for change and good. I'm very happy and excited to [...]

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Carol Rossetti’s Women Series Now Available In Hindi, Marathi And Bengali

Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti is popularly known as the creator of a fantastic, hand-drawn illustration series titled ‘Women‘,  depicting powerful, empowering and inclusive messages of identity and choice. She started the series in April 2014 and within a year, she drew 130 illustrations. Her initial goal was just to practice her technique with coloured pencils, [...]

Nominated For Femina Women Awards 2015 Under Online Influencer Category

Hello everyone, I'm happy to announce that I was nominated for Femina Women Awards 2015 under the Online Influencer category for initiating the feminist platform Feminism In India.com Though I did not win the award, Shradha Sharma of YourStory did (many congratulations to her), a nomination next to such established and successful people was also a [...]

I Was Part Of A Report By France 2, French National Channel

Hello everyone, I was part of this super report by the national French channel, France 2, on gender and activism in India. I talk about my experience of molestation in the Delhi metro, the status of women's safety in India and the feminist platform Feminism in India that I have initiated also features right at [...]

I Was Molested In The Delhi Metro And I Was Scared To Speak Up!

This story is part of the 16 Days Of Activism campaign against sexual harassment and was originally published on Feminism In India here. People are invited to share their experiences and shift the onus from the survivor to the perpetrator. To know more and take part in the campaign click here. I still vividly remember [...]

An open letter to the Founder of IITIIMshaadi.com

Dear Dr. Ajay Gupta, Founder of IITIIMshaadi.com Dr., eh? That too from Delhi School of Economics? Pretty impressive! Just a quick question, did they also teach you something called mutual respect and equality? Oh wait.. I just stumbled upon a Facebook post which said now men from IIT and IIM have a place to find their [...]

India’s first ever “I Need Feminism” campaign at IGIT and AUD

Feminism in India Project is an initiative started by me last year to learn, educate and develop a feminist consciousness among the youth. It is a social media movement required to unravel the F-word and demystify all the negativity surrounding it. I have been working on this project since a year now and plan to [...]

In Photos: Feminist Artwork in JNU

Walls that speak: India's campus graffiti Graffiti or the art of writing/painting on walls is not yet a big concept in India, though one can many new young artists picking up from their counterparts from the West and gearing up for Street Art festivals. Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of the most politically active universities based [...]

What to expect if you are dating a feminist woman

So you thought dating a feminist woman would be a nightmare? It's actually not and it can be very refreshing for men, especially when it takes quite a load off you. Feminist women are really easy, a lot easier than people think. They support equality between the sexes. Yes, it's that simple. And no, feminists [...]