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Cartoonist Uses Webcomics to Combat Inequality in India

July 27, 2017
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Cartoonist Uses Webcomics to Combat Inequality in India

Rachita Taneja is a Bangalore-based cartoonist who has been using webcomics to address political issues in India since 2014. Taneja’s highly accessible webcomic, Sanitary Panels, started as a political pursuit to speak out against 66A of India’s IT Act (a section that has since been struck down), which restricted the use of computers to share…

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Exiled Satirist Uses Cartoons to Tackle Sex Education in Iran

July 14, 2017
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Exiled Satirist Uses Cartoons to Tackle Sex Education in Iran

The strict religious views of Iranian authorities have had a dramatic effect on several social issues in country, one of the most problematic being that of sexual education — or lack thereof. Keyomars Marzan, the Iranian satirist better known as Kya, has tried to tackle the problem. (The cartoonist also notably tried to address the problem…

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