Top 5 Questions with : Writer, Traveler Japleen Pasricha, Founder & Editor-In-Chief at Feminism in India.com
Updated on: 25 Jun 2016
This week the ICTforWomanity network takes us to India to discover Japleen Pasricha, a young feminist activist based in New Delhi. Japleen runs India's first and award-winning digital intersectional feminist platform – Feminism in India, which amplifies the voices of women and marginalized communities using art, media culture, technology and community.
Servane Mouazan- Womanity: How is "Feminism in India" using ICT/New media to impact on women and girls?
Japleen Pasricha: We are the first digital and intersectional feminist platform in India to use new media and technology to drive the point home. We want to digitise the feminist revolution and make this information accessible and free for all on our platform. We use simple technologies such as blogging, social media, graphic visuals, audio and video to make our voices heard and amplify our work ten-folds.
SM: Where does your platform most fit in, in the scope of the media tools available to help prevent violence against women?