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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020
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Reboot, reset needed for a new world: WEF's first-ever digital summit brings together powerful women, insightful views

The panel held across two days is slated to see over 150 sessions and 400 speakers from around the world discussing major global issues and occurences

Published on 25th July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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We need to conserve the heritage and practices of India's tribals, prune detrimental ones: Prof S B Roy, IBRAD

Professor S B Roy also added that India has a problem of food security, climate change, use of fertilisers and to solve these the tribals are the best bet

Published on 30th June 2020
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This is how Aparajita Gogoi is working to ensure that online learning doesn't affect India's at risk women

Women's rights activist Dr Aparajita Gogoi tells us how the lockdown has impacted women and girls and what can be done to address their issues

Published on 27th May 2020
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Here's how a photography club became Thiruvananthapuram's biggest student volunteering network

360 Degree is an independent NGO that promotes social entrepreneurship among the youth by organising activities that focus on social well-being

Published on 15th May 2020
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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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Chandigarh University launches Women Empowerment Scholarship Programme for all its distance courses

Currently, Chandigarh University offers five Under-Graduate and five Post-Graduate programs in the field of Commerce, Management, IT, Humanities and Tourism through Distance Education mode

Published on 11th May 2020
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How this NGO went to villages across Andhra and trained out of work women to create 10 lakh masks and save their families

The initiative trains women in tailoring masks and buys the masks from them to distribute among villages, healthcare workers

Published on 6th May 2020
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DD's 'Ramayan' triggers off feminism debate on Twitter

The discussion over the past 24 hours or so has taken a gender-based turn with some viewers calling out queen Kaikeyi for hurling abuses at her maid Manthara

Published on 1st April 2020
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This entrepreneur duo is making bio-organic, protein-based batteries from crop residue. Here's how

Nishita is also a photographer and an artist while Nikita is a creative writer and a filmmaker. Also, they have turned down two funding offers due to a few issues and are actively looking for funding 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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Here's why every woman should check out 'The Lifefulness Box' by life coach Abirambika Ravivarman

The Lifefulness Box was officially launched on Women's Day this year. One can subscribe to receiving the box every month, opt for a subscription fee plan also

Published on 17th March 2020
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Kerala's Bhageerathi Amma and Karthiyani Amma chosen for the Nari Shakti Puraskar

The women earned great acclaim for successfully completing the Kerala Literacy Mission's equivalency exam and setting an example for others despite their age

Published on 4th March 2020
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The Viji Penkoottu story: Meet the mother of Kerala's female labour unions

Viji Penkoottu created a revolutionary movement among women labourers in Kerala to help them exercise their most basic rights in the workplace. This is how she has inspired an entire generation
 

Published on 1st March 2020
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Modi does not have the guts to shut JNU down: Madhu Kishwar

Indira Gandhi had the guts to shut down JNU when they went berserk. Modi does not have the guts to do that. She managed the political narrative very effectively, says the JNU alumnus

Published on 14th January 2020

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