Women and their association with the public realm of Mehrauli
This place and art-based research initiative aims to unveil the multifaceted narratives of women’s presence, contributions, and agency within the public realm of Mehrauli.
The initiative delves into the profound role that women have historically played in shaping the vibrant tapestry of Mehrauli, and how they continue to influence its development today. As a journey into the lives of both sheroes and everyday women who have contributed significantly to the essence of Mehrauli, the initiative explores their contributions, whether through cultural practices, community engagement, or economic activities.
Moreover, the initiative scrutinizes the contemporary relationship between women and the public spaces of Mehrauli. It investigates how women access and experience these spaces, questioning whether they are afforded equal opportunities to enjoy and utilize them. Furthermore, it endeavors to understand the agency of women in Mehrauli, examining whether they actively participate in the decision-making processes that shape their settlement.