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I want to fight, I want to win: Acid attack survivor Zakira Sheikh, the 'Tigress' of Mumbai 

She was attacked by her husband in 2017. But she did not let that rule her life. She got out and built a good life for her daughters

Published on 6th March 2021
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Looking to take the plunge into social entrepreneurship? This course's hands-on approach might do the trick 

For all those who nurture a social entrepreneurial streak, Access Livelihoods Consulting's Social Entrepreneurship Program is the right place to start. Their participants tell us why they think so...

Published on 16th February 2021
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Dalit and minority women's writings make me hopeful about the future of feminist literature: Telugu poet Volga

Budding poet Kadali Satyanarayana took us through the works of Volga by posing serval questions to her — by answering which, the veteran poet took us back to a bygone era. Here's what ensued

Published on 22nd December 2020
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This Varanasi cafe owned by acid attack survivors distributed 14k free food packets to the poor during the lockdown

Owing to the lockdown relaxations, the cafe was reopened in June. Now, to raise funds to run the business, they have started a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdera

Published on 11th December 2020
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This global online platform is helping women to express freely, upskill and find job opportunities. Here's how 

Fuzia currently has more than 50,000 members and over 4 million followers on social media. We find out more about what the platform offers

Published on 25th August 2020
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This group will plant a tree for every 1K views on their YouTube channel to replace those ripped out by Amphan

My Canvas Talk is a YouTube partner platform with its roots in Kolkata,  which provides a space to individuals and promotes their incredible journeys across the globe

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Why TikTok's ratings hit an all-time low at 1.3 stars on Play Store and why #BanTikTok is trending

A few days ago, we saw TikTok's ratings were at 3 stars but now the app has witnessed its lowest rating ever — 1.3 stars on the Google Play Store. Read on to find out why

Published on 20th May 2020
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This acid attack survivor wears a face mask, despite having no ear lobes. Here's how

In a video, Pramodini Roul explains how she wears a facial mask and says that every problem has a solution

Published on 11th April 2020
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This documentary on violence against women by a Pondicherry University student is a real eye-opener. Check out why

Arya P Gopi discusses about the various violence against women in the name of love and the impact she tries to create against it through her film  

Published on 24th March 2020
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Everyday Sheroes: How this polio-affected waitress from Assam found a home in Chennai

In our run-up to International Women's Day 2020, we have curated this series of stories of women who aren't extraordinary, but our world may stop going around smoothly if they decided to call it a day

Published on 7th March 2020
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Why Adeeb Rais' Baatein is the definitive short film on the growing Indian generation gap

Director Adeeb Rais speaks about his short film, Baatein and why loves to shoot them. He also tells us about his upcoming project and what can people expect from them 

Published on 1st March 2020
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No custodial murder in our name: Women's groups slam encounter, call it ploy to shut down accountability

The AIPWA also raised another question several others are also asking, if the four men were even guilty, they were after all only suspects.  

Published on 6th December 2019
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The Reshma Qureshi story: How this acid attack survivor went on to become an influencer

Reshma Qureshi recently presented a book written about her Being Reshma at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2019 and the challenging journey of her life moved the audience 

Published on 15th November 2019
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This Hyderabadi youngster is leveraging youth power to set up Kalam libraries across Telangana

Yuva Thirang's objective through Kalam Bharat, and their other programmes, is to awaken the spirit of Dr APJ Kalam within all youngsters. The organisation's founder is Phanindra Kumar 

Published on 20th August 2019
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Here's how photographer Niraj Gera is urging the Prime Minister to provide free sanitary napkins to poor women

Niraj has come up with a photo series titled 'Sacred Stains', where he depicts the issues faced by menstruating women across the country
 

Published on 28th May 2019

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