Srinidhi is a disabled feminist, researcher, educator and writer. She works at the intersections of sexuality, gender, disability and technology. She supported in research coordination of FIRN’s research undertaken between 2022 and 2023. She is also co-lead, programmes at a feminist-disability rights organisation, Rising Flame. Her work for the past 12 years has focused on deepening conversations around sexuality, on understanding how technology and accessibility intersect, on imagining a feminist internet, on rights of persons with disabilities, and building more spaces where disabled people can thrive. She has conducted trainings, undertaken and coordinated feminist research and built programmes on sexuality, leadership, digital access, security and usage, violence against women with disabilities, sexual and reproductive health, and media representation of children and disabled people.
I write about
Be a fan
In this editorial, authors have focused on unpacking the impact of internet and digital rights from an intersectional feminist perspective showcasing the everyday realities of women through Feminist Internet Research conducted in Democratic Republic of Congo; Sudan; trans, non-binary and gender diverse communities in Botswana, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda; and the LGBTQIA+ communities in…
Why feminist research is necessary to address technology-facilitated gender-based violence: Recommendations and way forward
In spite of expanding awareness on online and technology-facilitated gender-based violence, there has only been an increase in the violence online in the last decade. Feminist research on the internet and digital technology show that there is a need for us to push for national and international instruments and transnational commitment to addressing the ongoing experiences of violence while…
When conducting feminist research, it is important to acknowledge various intersectionalities, as well as ethics of care, challenges and all the dynamic interconnections in the process. The FIRN partners explore these themes in their research through the years.
EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (2): understanding access and expression, and negotiating differences
Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality through the lens of the Feminist Principles of the Internet.
Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.
Technology when used well can change lives, especially those of people with disabilities. In this review of the remarkable book by Haben, titled "Haben: the deafblind woman who conquered Harvard law", the question raised is whether feminists working with technology are doing enough about accessibility.
Can technology-based solutions improve the quality of life for people with disabilities? Srinidhi Raghavan interviews various women who talk about how mobile phone usage has benefitted them in terms of communication and social interaction, but also about their real concerns around privacy.