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When rural journalism went online

Something like a computer, I never thought I could learn it. Now I can use the computer and the Internet. I can send emails too. – Kavita, Khabar Lahariya journalist Growing up in a largely urban setting, I took the … Continue reading

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Deconstructing sexuality, gender and rights

The strong emotions it undoubtedly arouses gives to the world of sexuality a seismic sensitivity making it a transmission belt for a wide variety of needs and desires: for love and anger, tenderness and aggression, intimacy and adventure, romance and … Continue reading

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Disability, Sexuality and Violence: from Mumbai to Honolulu

While working for www.sexualityanddisability.org I learnt many things about women with disabilities and the way the world viewed their sexualities. In my chat with a queer feminist from the UK, I was told that the infrastructure abroad may be better, … Continue reading

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Humari Zindagi Humari Choice

Humari Zindagi Humari Choice was a collaborative campaign between LGBTQ and women’s rights groups across Mumbai city. Conducted during the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-Based Violence in November-December 2011, the campaign highlighted the ways in which stigma is … Continue reading

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9 Degrees of Justice – Kala Ghoda Launch

Edited by Bishakha Datta and  supported by the Ford Foundation, 9 Degrees of Justice- New Perspectives on Violence Against Women in India was launched as a part of the Kala Ghoda Festival  on 12 Feburary 2011. Over 80 people attended … Continue reading

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