Reena Raju (35), a Bengalurean, is the poster girl for those who need organ transplant. The first woman from Karnataka to receive an organ transplant, Reena is participating in the World Transplant Games 2017, which started in Spain on Sunday, June 25.
There has been progress when it comes to sex workers and the LGBT community in India. The change in times have also brought a shift in the thought process of communities and people – many people are now accepting of the people in the LGBT community. People are also starting to understand that basic human(…)
Diving deep into art and letting yourself be creative can have you feeling positive in no time. That is why Neethi Goldhawk started illustrating. An independent illustrator based out of Bangalore she is a chai and nature loving 27-year-old who doesn’t have a surname (Goldhawk was made up by her – pretty cool right?). Neethi(…)
A Tantrik Detective – who is a woman, that’s the story of Anantya, who runs around Delhi fighting crimes and solving mysteries. The stories of Shweta Taneja are based in modern-day Delhi but have a supernatural element to them. Full of action, adventure and the sass of Anantya, one is always at the edge of(…)
The MentorForHer program was held in Bangalore to help women who have taken career breaks and also to put them in touch with industry experts who could guide, mentor and build confidence in them to return to work. It was attended by almost 50 participants and 11 mentors. Each participant got to spend time with(…)
While there are many artists who start young, here’s an Indian artist who started painting when she was just three years old. Very naughty as a child, her parents didn’t believe in telling her what not to do, so instead would give her paint and paper and ask her to spend her punishment time being(…)
Here’s a dance you may have not known about. Just like Kathakali represents Kerala, Yakshagana is a dance that represents Karnataka. It is a unique traditional form of theatre that combines dance, drama, dialogue, music, make up and more. Yakshagana tells stories of Mahabharata and Ramayana and the dance typically begins in the twilight hours.(…)
95% of their employees are women, especially mothers. They do everything themselves, including stitching the product, finishing it, packaging it and shipping it. That’s the soul of Soul, a company into children’s products with a particular hold on the baby wearing business. Baby slings are their thing. The idea is to make them fashionable and(…)
A domestic spat that led to a woman shooting her husband has shocked the people of Bangalore. The woman allegedly shot her husband three times in their car around 5 pm on Friday at Hosur Road, reportedly following a fight. The couple was returning from a road trip from Tamil Nadu in their SUV when an(…)
The Bengaluru city police have launched a safety app for women – temporarily named SOS App Bangalore Police. This is meant to provide with immediate help to women when in dire situation. Why the delay in launching a city-based safety app? The SOS has already got over thousand downloads on Google Play Store even before the official(…)
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA), a non-profit platform that promotes arts and culture, has been in the field for over two decades. With an all-women fundraising team, IFA today is a force to reckon with. SheThePeople.TV spoke to IFA’s executive director Arundhati Ghosh, an internationally recognised professional in arts and organised philanthropy, on how the journey’s been like.
An evening out with her 3-year-old granddaughter turned into a nightmare for 41-year-old Lakshmi Renukesh, a resident of Kirloskar Layout, Bengaluru, last week. Instead of having an enjoyable bus ride, Renukesh had the worst experience of her life — ending up getting assaulted by the conductor when she asked for change for the ticket money.