One Future Collective is an organization that works towards building compassionate youth social leadership through the use of art, education, community intervention and policy advocacy – across verticals of gender justice, mental health, legal reform and development policy.

Mumbai, India
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The Road to Change after the Reading Down of IPC 377

On September 6th, 2018, the Supreme Court decriminalised a colonial law, a part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. It was revised, giving an assured voice to the LGBTQI+ community across India through the now ceremonious Navtej Johar v Union of India case. The judgment states in its introduction, ‘and the sustenance of identity is the filament of life.’ Those who identify as homosexual or gender non-binary were finally recognised by the Indian law, creating space finally, for freedom, individuality, and choice.

BookView | Draupadi’s Nakedness: An Instrument of Defiance Deconstructing Feminine Naivety

“Draupadi”, one of the three short stories from the work ‘Breast Stories’ by Mahasveta Devi, a revolutionary activist and writer, was published in 1978 and first appeared in the collection of political stories Agnigarbha (Womb of Fire). Literary critic and acclaimed feminist Marxist deconstructionist Gayatri Chakraborty Spivak translated this and many of her works from Bengali.

Report | Understanding Gender Bias in the Legal System by None-in-Three Research Centre, Mumbai

8 March 2019, Mumbai: This International Women’s Day, One Future Collective attended an event by None in Three Global Research Centre, a transnational research project looking at pro-social interventions in schools, in the form of a video game, to help nurture a new generation of students with gender egalitarian thoughts.

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