Tag Archive: Empowerment

BAT WOMEN: Self Made Heroes

Women in Purulia, West Bengal, 2013, December Women keeping count of their money, and maintaining a close record of girls under 18 whose families are looking to get them married. They plan to… Continue reading

AIDS PREVENTION: What’s Worked, What’s Not

2,100,000 people  are living with HIV in India, as per 2012 data.  Using infographics, we show our High Risk Groups by population numbers;  what’s worked and what’s not for the HIV and AIDS prevention/sensitization. … Continue reading

When I grow up I will be a good girl

Powerful One and a Half minute video on what little girls are taught: to be sweet, gentle, obedient and settle for what is prescribed. Do watch! Source: This is a body shop Malaysia… Continue reading

Don b angri sharon

Megha Singh writes about her experiences with domestic help in India and in Singapore. She further elaborates on the life of a maid in Singapore through a creative piece – an email a maid… Continue reading

Food For Thought

This article is an adapted version of an op-ed article written by Akansha Yadav for The Hindu in July 2013. It is based on the findings of a pilot social audit carried out… Continue reading

Why you and me should rise on 14th Feb? And why we should not!

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” – Rumi Artwork credit (from… Continue reading

Ordinary Love

Last year, I hopped across continents, travelled for miles into the hinterlands of India, and discovered life sans any pretension. I constantly shifted gears going from one extreme to another and I can… Continue reading

Through The Looking Glass

  I have been travelling through places I wouldn’t have put on my traveler’s map on a regular day. But circumstances twisted around in a way that yoked these places into my itinerary,… Continue reading