Post Tagged with: "India"

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 ×
Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

According to UNICEF, 60% of women aged 20-24 today were married before the age of 18. Despite the Child Marriages Act being implemented in 2006 which outlaws child marriage, it […]

February 24, 2017 ×
Female Condom Company In India Promoting Sexual Health Awareness And STD & HIV Prevention

Female Condom Company In India Promoting Sexual Health Awareness And STD & HIV Prevention

Women’s sexual and reproductive health is an important topic to us, so when we come across organizations and companies working to help women, girls and families, especially in unique and […]

February 14, 2017 ×
Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

January 31, 2017 ×
India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

January 25, 2017 ×
Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

In a world where we are still trying to dismantle the stereotypical ideals placed on women, such as their value comes from what they look like, the Mrs. Arunachal “beauty […]

October 31, 2016 ×
Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

Indian Olympic Medallist Becomes A Role Model For Other Girls Who Want To Get Into Sports

The Rio Olympics brought us two weeks of badass athletic achievements, especially among women who set records, broke them, and made history. And yes, it also exposed just how hideously […]

October 25, 2016 ×