Post Tagged with: "India"

Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

This year, India marked International Day of the Girl Child with a very significant Supreme Court ruling – sex with a child bride will now be considered rape. This is a […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

If there was ever a good reason to abolish the saying “don’t quit your day job”, Srishti Bakshi would be the embodiment of it. This badass woman is a former […]

October 5, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Tackling Body Shaming In India & Accessories Brand Created By Mexican Artisans

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Tackling Body Shaming In India & Accessories Brand Created By Mexican Artisans

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our weekly wrap up where we share a handful of videos we are loving right now. It’s also our way of sharing a […]

September 22, 2017 ×
Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Community’s Freedom To Express Sexual Orientation

While the Trump administration here in the United States has been busy attacking the LGBTQ community by announcing they will kick transgender members out of the military, over in India, […]

September 14, 2017 ×
A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

The Supreme Court in India just delivered a major ruling that is said to be a major win for gender equality, especially for Muslim women. The ruling concerns the triple […]

September 12, 2017 ×
Indian Artist Dipti KulKarni Writes Poem About Domestic Violence, Giving Voice To Survivors

Indian Artist Dipti KulKarni Writes Poem About Domestic Violence, Giving Voice To Survivors

By Dipti Kulkarni Gender-discrimination, in general, has been going on for ages. Education has brought awareness amongst women. Now she is struggling for her rightful place in the society. I […]

August 23, 2017 ×
Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

Anti-Sex Trafficking Org. In India Training Survivors To Become Lawyers To Fight For Other Victims

These are the faces of survivors who were not only given a second chance at life, but are now working to give the same opportunity to others. This group of […]

August 2, 2017 ×
Photographer Captures Female Empowerment Spirit Among Marginalized Women & Girls In India

Photographer Captures Female Empowerment Spirit Among Marginalized Women & Girls In India

One of the main reasons our website exists is to amplify and draw attention to the lives of women around the world, especially those whose voices and accomplishments aren’t always […]

August 1, 2017 ×
Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

No one likes to be ranked last in anything, but when it comes to India, the country boasting the second highest population in the world (which is predicted to overtake […]

July 10, 2017 ×
Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

If any of the words in the title of this piece made you uncomfortable, you aren’t alone. Although it is 2017, we still live in a world where the idea […]

May 18, 2017 ×
9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

If there is one compelling reason that all of us should be engaged in the discussions around climate change and the environment, it is the impact it will have on […]

May 15, 2017 ×
Photojournalist Alice Rowsome Documents Indian Activists Helping Girls Escape Child Marriage

Photojournalist Alice Rowsome Documents Indian Activists Helping Girls Escape Child Marriage

  Not too long ago we published a story about an Indian woman who escaped child marriage as a girl, and how she spends her adult life helping other young […]

April 26, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Aamir Khan’s Feminist Commercial & Nickelodeon’s ‘Little Ballers of Indiana’

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Aamir Khan’s Feminist Commercial & Nickelodeon’s ‘Little Ballers of Indiana’

YAAASSS! It’s Feminist Friday, and we’re excited to share with our readers the videos we are enjoying right now. We’re proud to day this is another international version, spanning 3 […]

April 14, 2017 ×
India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

It’s never too late to learn something new, and these elderly women in India are proving just that. The Aajibaichi Shala center, which translates to “school for grannies” opened in […]

April 14, 2017 ×
India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

In a country of 1.2 billion people, it’s hard to stomach that nationally, the percentage of women in Indian government is a meager 12%. It is the second most populated […]

March 30, 2017 ×