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The illustration reads, "Zan, Zindagi, Azadi" that translates to "Woman, Life, Freedom".

In Iran, women are protesting to demand bodily autonomy and their right to live, in the wake of the state-backed murder of a 22-year-old Mahsa Amini by the morality police. The government is responding by killing more women, attacking protestors and censoring the internet to contain the information.

Feminist talk

When conducting feminist research, it is important to acknowledge various intersectionalities, as well as ethics of care, challenges and all the dynamic interconnections in the process. The FIRN partners explore these themes in their research through the years.

 
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Srinidhi Raghavan

Srinidhi Raghavan works at the intersections of women’s rights, technology, sexuality and...

Feminist talk

Sex positivity is being rejected by many now given how it is portrayed as something that requires hypersexualised expressions rather than understanding the nuances of what it actually entails. Tiffany Mugo discusses how podcasts are revisiting sex positivity through storytelling.

 
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Tiffany Kagure Mugo

Tiffany Kagure Mugo is the intoxicatingly scary gatekeeper of HOLAAfrica, a Pan African queer...

Feminist talk

Young women in South Asia struggle with the society's obsession of fair skin and eurocentric features all their lives, so beauty filters on social media apps have been providing them what many home remedies have failed to offer. But how are these tech solutions impacting their self-esteem? Areej Akhtar discusses.

 
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Areej Akhtar

Areej Akhtar is an alumnus of the Yale Young Writers’ Workshop, and is currently a third-year...

Publication

The research shows that the introduction of technology brings with itself the same problems that haunt other sectors of platform-mediated gig work. On-demand platforms seek to exert control over most points of the service delivery process, including job distributions, client selection, worker pay and performance evaluation...
 
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CIS India

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is a non-profit organisation that undertakes...

Feminist talk

As the world celebrates Pride month every June, in Pakistan, this celebration brings hate and violence to the community. The writer explores how seemingly innocuous expression of queerness and support for the community has opened doors of violence on individuals on the intern

 
Arsalan

The writer is based in Lahore, Pakistan. They identify as queer and non-binary. Their interest...

Feminist talk

In light of the illegal status of safe abortion, abortion seekers turn to the internet to access credible related information. Shruti Arora discusses how women in India and Poland challenge the abortion ban, and how online resources help them seek authentic information for safe abortion.

 
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Shruti Arora

Shruti Arora is a queer feminist activist from India. She researches and writes on issues of...