Virtual Event – Don’t Mess With Me: Combating Gender-based Violence in South Asia Through Art and Engagement

Event: Wednesday, February 17, 2021, San Francisco

Co-hosted in partnership with the Asian Art Museum in celebration of the Margaret F. Williams Memorial Fellowship in Asian Art. A conversation with Indian artist Jas Charanjiva about her work “Don’t Mess with Me,” currently on view at the Asian Art Museum. A panel discussed sexual violence against women in South Asia and how artists and organizations like The Asia Foundation are working to address and combat the abuses.

Jas Charanjiva, Artist
Abby Chen, Senior Associate Curator and Head of Contemporary Art, Asian Art Museum
Nandita Baruah, Country Representative, India, The Asia Foundation

Jane Sloane, Senior Director, Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality Program, The Asia Foundation

Co-sponsored by


Leaders on the Frontlines:
Leaders for a Better World

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6PM PT