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Women, we need you on the stage at conferences

Women, we need you on the stage at conferences

Where are the women? We need you at more conferences! If the question is how? Then here are eight ways of end the saga of missing women at events. Last year we did a study with SheThePeople on the composition of newsroom panels in the Indian television industry and not surprisingly, over 80% of them(…)

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Did feminism have an impact on good marriages? Asks Kiran Manral

Did feminism have an impact on good marriages? Asks Kiran Manral

Back in the 1960s when Betty Friedan wrote that seminal book, The Feminine Mystique, she set a butterfly into the ethers of gender politics, one which would eventually cause a cyclone later. Many believed that this book was to blame for the sudden spike in dissatisfaction amongst the middle class married woman at the time,(…)

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Ruling YouTube With Cooking Videos – Nisha Madhulika

Ruling YouTube With Cooking Videos – Nisha Madhulika

I absolutely love cooking. But the bane of the daily work day can even take away the most energetic of people into a slump, and putting yummy food on the dinner table is the last thing on anyone’s mind. Or think about the college kid who’s moved to a new city and is completely dependent(…)

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Dress Up Or Down, The Choice Is Yours

Dress Up Or Down, The Choice Is Yours

What constitutes Indian attire for women? What’s Dress Like An Indian Woman? A hashtag #DressLikeAnIndianWoman went viral recently, in a way that’s telling of what and how we think. Can clothing make a human more or less of a woman? By Gazal Shekhawat in Pune reports. Diversity In Attire The answer to the first question is(…)

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Working with Millennials

Working with Millennials

A few days ago I spoke at the Mumbai Global Shapers event on Youth Culture and Being a Millennial in Young India. It sparked interesting conversations, especially given that most of us who are not Millennials but are their employers, colleagues and parents are struggling to understand them and channel their energies. Millennials is a(…)

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Seven Archetypes of Empowerment in Hindu Mythology

Seven Archetypes of Empowerment in Hindu Mythology

It was the feminine who emerged first just as the womb symbolises a new creation, a personification of life.  Carrying the universal theme, the archetype of creation and procreation, mythology says our world emerged out of the female essence; the Goddess, the Shakti, the Devi. She has many faces, names, moods and emotions. Each has(…)

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Budget A Calculated Move Says Diksha Ohri

Budget A Calculated Move Says Diksha Ohri

According to me, it’s been a Calculated Start up friendly budget so far starting from Tax benefits to carry forward for MAT till 15 years. The budget missed direct announcements for E commerce sector when By 2020, Indian E commerce market is estimated to be $119 billion. India will have almost 320 million online shoppers(…)

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Reclaim Our Words, News, Space: Call out Double Standards

Reclaim Our Words, News, Space: Call out Double Standards

So if this New Yorker humour piece teaches you anything, it is that journalists need to be asking a whole new host of questions to keep up with this new era we seem to be living in. There was a time I thought a WTH (if not WTF) series was in order — there is so(…)

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Know Your Rights: Hindu Inheritance Laws for Women

Know Your Rights: Hindu Inheritance Laws for Women

There is a continued treatment of women as secondary citizens in India. They are often subject to abuse or inferior treatment. The call for women empowerment needs more women to be aware of their rights. In this series on SheThePeople.TV, we look at different laws that regulate rights of women within families.   Also Read: Dowry and Dowry Harassment:(…)

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