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“[A story reported by The Ladies Finger] detailed the tendency of several Indian gynaecologists to let their moral judgments get in the way of treatment. [It] was the centre of much discussion on social media, with readers sharing their own accounts of unpleasant—and often plain obnoxious—doctor visits.”

October 31, 2015

“The starting point for Wandering Women was the Feminist Documentary List: A Starter Kit, by The Ladies Finger, which shortlisted 30 of the best feminist films.”

October 30, 2015

“The feminist documentary film festival in Mumbai, ‘Wandering Women’, opens up questions of how gender identity in Indian contexts can be explored through film.”

October 30, 2015

“As Mumbai woke up to India’s Independence Day with songs of patriotism (of Shaheeds, Jawans and Khoon) blaring through everywhere, in an alternate universe a feminist docu film festival was stirring to life, celebrating Independence in a new form.”

October 30, 2015

“LF wanted to write about things without being too pompous. So we have this general tendency to respond to everything with a little bit of fun.”

October 29, 2015

“[W]e love them!”

October 29, 2015

“Relentless and relevant, its sections, Kranti and Vaanthi, force you to re-consider the meaning of the f-word (f for feminism) in the Indian context.”

October 29, 2015

“These resources [including The Ladies Finger] provide thought-provoking socio-political critique of the systems and ideologies that govern our bodies, spaces, and opportunities.”

October 29, 2015

“The Ladies Finger is an online magazine with a ‘sometimes tongue-in-cheek, sometimes serious’ check on everything to do with women.”

October 29, 2015

“We like @theladiesfinger Yes we do…”

October 29, 2015

“[T]he wonderful feminist website www.theladiesfinger.com — which you should bookmark, and go through at length.”

October 29, 2015

The Ladies Finger is not your usual bloggers’ site…it gives some food for thought that is worth relishing.”

 

October 29, 2015

“A sassy webzine…What makes LF’s campaigns effective is the thread of irreverent wit running through them. Satire done well can make people take an issue more seriously and open up to it.”

October 29, 2015

“Websites like The Ladies Finger are talking about feminism by taking women’s issues beyond the question of harassment.”

October 29, 2015

“[An] irreverent, quirky website.”

October 29, 2015

The Ladies Finger sizzles with an irreverent wit, while retaining an essential seriousness…issues that are taboo in much of Middle India are articulated loud and clear, but with a touch of humour. [It] has the eccentric flavour of contemporary avant-garde media-watchers, from Gawker and Salon to, closer home, Kafila, and is chatty, gossipy, sarcastic and searing.”

October 29, 2015