Lakshmi Sarah

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Training Videos by Farmers, for Farmers

Some days, community agricultural extension workers in India have to travel many miles between several villages in one day. Would it be possible to make these jobs easier through technology, … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Taking Back the Tech: Using Wikipedia to Counter Violence Against Women

This article originally appeared in Rising Voices, December 13, 2013. On Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th 2013, Breakthrough and Hacks/Hackers New Delhi hosted the first Hack4Change in India. The event included a Wikipedia … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Are Female Vigilantes The Answer To Stop Rapes In India?

This article originally appeared in Global Voices A 22-year-old intern working as a photojournalist at a magazine was gang-raped in Mumbai, India while on assignment on August 22, 2013. The injured victim … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Improving Sanitation: Making Videos in South Delhi

The opening credits read: “We want to get our voices heard.” Telling a story from the perspective of four girls in South Delhi, a short film about safety and health … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Seeing Like a Feminist” Book Should Be Required College Reading

Lady in the Ivory Tower post by Lakshmi Sarah on May 6, 2013 – 11:43am; tagged academia, academics, books, India.   Some books are easy to read, yet stay with you long after you’ve finished the last chapter. … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jew in a Box Exhibit is Controversial, But Not Offensive

A museum in Berlin is showcasing a new, more personal kind of art: a Jew in a box. Yes it sounds absurd and strange, but despite the controversy it has … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

SecDev Foundation to Monitor Syria’s Digital Security

When Syria “disappeared” from the Internet last year, no one seemed to know exactly what had happened. Researchers later determined that thenearly-complete blocking of Internet traffic flowing and in and out of the … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tilda Swinton MoMA Sleeping: Toronto’s Queer “Bed-In” Might Prove More Artistic

You’ve heard of the sit-in, but this remix of thebed-in takes activism and art to a whole new level. I wrote last week about how Tilda Swinton sleeping in the MoMA is not art. … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Students of Northeast India Protest Imposition of Hindi Language

In India, language politics have a long history. According to The Economist, the number of languages spoken in India is 438. However, the constitution recognizes only 22 scheduled languages. Controversy arose as Delhi University … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tilda Swinton MoMa: Sleeping Actress Exhibit is Not Art

When I heard some lady was sleeping in a glass box and calling it art, admittedly, I was intrigued. Is it a commentary on rape culture, a throwback to the … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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