It’s Time to Ban Fair & Lovely

July 15, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests across the world have brought to light the pernicious influences of systemic racism, from police brutality and racial profiling to more subtle forms of discrimination in popular culture. Not only were anti-black, racist attitudes in India called out, but also the...

A Beacon of Light for India’s Survivors of Domestic Violence

November 08, 2019

In 2016, India’s National Crime Records Bureau reported 338,954 incidents of violence against women, including 38,947 rapes, up from 309,546 in 2013. Forty percent of the victims were children. In the same year, only one-third of child sexual abuse cases brought to trial had resulted in...

The Modern Indian Woman: A Conversation with Trisha Das

October 20, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Indian novelist and filmmaker Trisha Das. A young archaeologist, educated at the prestigious Columbia University, takes ownership of an excavation site in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Tara Singh is a Delhi girl, yet speaks with a...