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Journalist Neha Dixit on India's Protests, Feminism and the Hindu Supremacy of the BJP The Arts of Travel

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We were fortunate to speak w. renowned India Journalist Neha Dixit on the recent protests in India. Neha explains to us why patriarchy is central to the BJP's quest to create a Hindu Supremacist State. More importantly, she explains to us how India's feminists are fighting back, and what lessons they offer for building international solidarity.

For more on Neha's work and the articles we discuss in the episode please see below:

• Article on Fixers: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/fixers.php


• Article on Dr. Nivedita Menon : thewire.in/gender/the-instigator-a-portrait-of-nivedita-menon


• Article on Youth indoctrination by BJP: https://www.newslaundry.com/2019/05/09/elections-2019-madhya-pradesh-jhabua-rss-preparations


• Article on: Female protesters in the Anti-CAA protests: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/women-front-lines-india-citizenship-law-protests-191223061447173.html


• Article on Kidnapping of young women to "Hinduise them" : https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

And for more on the assassination of Journalist hero Gauri Lankesh, please see below:

• https://www.cjr.org/special_report/gauri-lankesh-killing.php


• https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/14/magazine/gauri-lankesh-murder-journalist.html


Beats by KBRZBeats: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi-NGPTc2-hmrJzU-YsRu_g

We were fortunate to speak w. renowned India Journalist Neha Dixit on the recent protests in India. Neha explains to us why patriarchy is central to the BJP's quest to create a Hindu Supremacist State. More importantly, she explains to us how India's feminists are fighting back, and what lessons they offer for building international solidarity.

For more on Neha's work and the articles we discuss in the episode please see below:

• Article on Fixers: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/fixers.php


• Article on Dr. Nivedita Menon : thewire.in/gender/the-instigator-a-portrait-of-nivedita-menon


• Article on Youth indoctrination by BJP: https://www.newslaundry.com/2019/05/09/elections-2019-madhya-pradesh-jhabua-rss-preparations


• Article on: Female protesters in the Anti-CAA protests: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/women-front-lines-india-citizenship-law-protests-191223061447173.html


• Article on Kidnapping of young women to "Hinduise them" : https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

And for more on the assassination of Journalist hero Gauri Lankesh, please see below:

• https://www.cjr.org/special_report/gauri-lankesh-killing.php


• https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/14/magazine/gauri-lankesh-murder-journalist.html


Beats by KBRZBeats: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi-NGPTc2-hmrJzU-YsRu_g

1 hr 5 min