Written by: SMIW Editorial | Image: DNA India ** This post is a part of our weekly roundup series. Every week, we will take a look-back at sexual harassment, gender violence and related incidents in India and beyond. Readers can submit their suggestions, comments and opinions to firstname.lastname@example.org. ** What a week the last one […]Read More SMIW Weekly Roundup: Triple Talaq, Privacy and Ram Rahim – Hope and Unanswered Questions.
Image: makelovenotscars.org In a historic event for both the worlds of fashion and women’s rights – acid attack survivor, Reshma Quereshi from India, aged 19, will be walking the ramp on the 8th of September at New York Fashion Week. Reshma is just one of the thousands of women who are attacked with acid by […]Read More Indian Acid Attack Survivor to Walk the Ramp at NYFW.
Image: newstatesman.com The following is part one ‘The Big F’ – a three part series that offers a quick peek inside the vast, illustrious and tumultuous history of Feminism; around the world and in India – written by SMIW contributor Aishwarya Upreti. The series will present a high level view of the advent, struggle and rise of […]Read More The Big F: A History of Feminism – Part 1.
Hello and welcome to Spoilt Modern Film Reviews! A new section where we will review (mostly) Indian films from a feminist perspective and point out the various problematic (and sometimes positive things) about them. Sometimes these films will be new releases and sometimes, classics that need to be debated. Think of this as an expansion […]Read More Spoilt Modern Film Reviews: Ki & Ka