Feminist

The crisis in Bangladeshi democracy

Podcast interview with activist Khushi Kabir on what the results of the 2018 polls mean for Bangladesh.

| Jan 17, 2019

Words and warriors

Nepali women slam poets write on their lives and times.

| Sep 26, 2016

Ladyland revisited

On the first feminist science fiction in the Subcontinent.

| Jul 19, 2015

Visions of solidarity

A critical examination of literature that points to the possibilities of social and political change.

| Mar 15, 2015

The feminist and the sex worker

Despite decades of tension between feminists and sex workers, it is finally becoming clear that the former has much to learn from the latter.

| Aug 15, 2010

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