Every time we witness a South Asian author scaling new heights, it is a celebration of our creative traditions, writes Sara Danial.

By Sara Danial  Sara Danial is part of Ananke’s Empower Program – a capacity building program for women across the Global South. With Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka and India’s Geetanjali Shree bringing to South Asia two of publishing’s biggest, most prestigious prizes, what is going to be the way forward for one of the world’s… Continue reading What do 2022’s Booker wins mean for us?

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Ananke’s Human Rights Advisor, Melanie Bublyk walks down memory lane to reflect the journey taken thus far to women’s rights and empowerment.   This article was previously published on AnankeWLF’s parent site, Ananke It has been a long journey for women’s human rights activists and feminists in the struggle for emancipation from patriarchy, sexism, inequality,… Continue reading Rights in Retrospect

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Celebrating World Press Freedom Day, Founder Ananke, Sabin Muzaffar explores the idea of creating alternate digital terrains that help civil society effectively navigate information and news spaces. This article was previously published on WLF’s parent platform Ananke and can be viewed here. The digital realm has played a pivotal role in how we create, ‘interact’… Continue reading On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces | By Sabin Muzaffar

Mardiya Siba Yahaya traces the roots of feminism, its evolution and a commodification of feminist thinking in a post modern society. Feminism as a movement has undergone a series of evolutions in terms of how activism is carried out. In its early stages, during the 19th and 20th centuries, it focused on the temperance and… Continue reading On Performative Feminism | By Mardiya Siba Yahaya

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 Ananke’s Founder, Sabin Muzaffar looks at HERstory in the making over the last 10 years and some of the defining moments of empowerment. This article was previously published on Ananke.   In 1873, a 273-meter long suffrage petition was presented to the New Zealand Parliament that not just led to the sanctioning of voting power… Continue reading Step Out of Line, Ladies!