articles by Tanvi Khemani

India

Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak team's #WontBuyWontSell campaign tells only half the story of acid attacks in India

The solution to the issue of acid attacks in India goes beyond restricting the sale of acid — as championed by Deepika Padukone and the Chhapaak team's #WontBuyWontSell campaign — and judicial reforms, to challenging social norms that foster misogyny and violence directed at women.

Life

Amid anti-CAA, NRC protests, artists in India are creating — and sharing — a portrait of dissent

Protest art and music have been at the forefront of the nationwide agitations against the CAA and NRC. Comics, illustrations and posters created over the past few weeks have helped raise awareness about the flaws in the NRC and CAA, while also refuting the government narrative surrounding these policies.

long-reads

MAYiHELP

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