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Rishika Pardikar

Rishika Pardikar is an independent journalist writing in from Bangalore.

Feminist talk

Discourse online and onground around LGBTI rights in Poland

Posted Jue 27 Jun 2019 - 14:41 | 3,643 views

In Eastern Europe there is a spread of anti-gender discourse and in this context the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTI) people is precarious. This article explores the protection for free speech, religion and for LGBTI rights in Poland. 

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In depth

Not too young to run: Politics, gender and social media in Nigeria

Posted Jue 13 Dic 2018 - 11:05 | 5,007 views

Social media and technology is transforming democracy and particularly how voting takes place. In Nigeria a bill was proposed to lower the age of running for public office. Here are short interviews with candidates for public office and for the office of the President, including young women, and their take on Nigeria, representation of women, social meida and its role in politics and movements...

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