Women We Admire
March 8, 2017
This Women's Day we bring you a collage of video interviews with a number of women activists, academics, intellectuals, writers, musicians, teachers… talking about their work. This is the first in a month-long series of video and text interviews, so stay tuned!
"When Women Play the Ghatam" by Sumana Chandrashekar – the essay is here, together with a video of the author practising with her guru Vidushi Sukkanya Ramgopal
बिखरते लोकतंत्र की गवाह: In Conversation with Soni Sori – here
"No, you don’t remember Kunan Poshpora, or rapes in Kashmir": Essar Batool – here
"A dictatorship counts on the silence of those who disagree…": Nayantara Sahgal – here
The Tall Claims of the Foreign Education Bill: Newsclick interviews Abha Dev Habib – here
An ICF series of interviews begun on International Working Women's Day:PART 1 Baby Halder PART 2 Sumana Chandrashekar, Vidushi Sukkanya Ramgopal, Soni Sori, Essar Batool, Nayantara Sahgal, Abha Dev Habib PART 3 Gayeti Singh, Saba Hasan, Samina, Usha Kumar, Jyoti Bhalla, Megha Patnaik PART 4 Francine Kay, Reena Devi Harnot, Nargis Vasundhara PART 5 Anamika, Prerna Shrimali, Kusum Ansal, Mrinal Pande PART 6 Maya Ghosh PART 7 Lara Bhalla, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Neha Kumar, Madhur Kumar, Shweta Jain PART 8 Mridula Koshy PART 9 Shoili Kanungo, Sumana Chandrashekar, Aparna Wahi, Nandita PART 10 Mirai Chatterjee, Rolee Srinath, Saba Sharma, Radhika, Shaminaj Khan PART 11 Dalip Kaur Tiwana PART 12 Shashi Deshpande
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