Feminism

She’s Building India With Author, Activist, Actor Aishwaryaa R Dhanush

She’s Building India With Author, Activist, Actor Aishwaryaa R Dhanush

Being the daughter of a film star who is considered no less than a god by some people can be a surreal experience, and director Aishwaryaa Dhanush is very open about being grateful for most of it…But she also reveals something about losing out on “normal” childhood, in her memoir Standing on an Apple Box. Beyond being(…)

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5 Women Tell Us Their Fave Feminist Read Of All Time

5 Women Tell Us Their Fave Feminist Read Of All Time

Books are vital in anyone’s life, as important as windows, they say. It is even more important to read good books, a book which will make us intellectually sound and can help us do away with our ignorance. I remember the time when I picked up ‘Jane Eyre’ during my school days. A friend had(…)

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Meet Sumukhi Suresh, The Queen Of Straight-Faced Comedy

Meet Sumukhi Suresh, The Queen Of Straight-Faced Comedy

If you are a lover of great comedy mixed with a dash of intellect in it, you would know who Sumukhi Suresh is. Her Behti Naak series on YouTube is the kind of comedy that’s progressive, issue-based and yet tickles your funnybone. Basically, Sumukhi is the master of deadpan humour. Her style of comedy shows(…)

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Meet Writer and Gender Specialist Antara Ganguli

Meet Writer and Gender Specialist Antara Ganguli

Gender specialist Antara Ganguli is a debut novelist, whose book Tanya Tania, is a coming of age book, featuring two girls from India and Pakistan as protagonists, who write each other letters. She speaks to SheThePeople.TV’s Sukanya Sharma about feminism, why gender equality should form a part of children’s education, and what she hears from(…)

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What Does Feminism Mean to Me: Six Men Share Their Take

What Does Feminism Mean to Me: Six Men Share Their Take

Here at SheThePeople, I often hear a woman’s definition of the term feminism. But, I haven’t really come across men defining what feminism means to them. I asked a few men I know, some of them my friends and some acquaintances, their definition of Feminism. At a time of global movements like #HeForShe and also an(…)

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Outrage Over Makeup Tutorial To Cover Domestic Violence Scars

Outrage Over Makeup Tutorial To Cover Domestic Violence Scars

You read that right! A Moroccan state TV series, Sahabiyat, shows women how to cover their facial scars suffered in domestic violence with the help of makeup. The woman, who is sitting beside her on whom the makeup is being done sits as if there is nothing unusual in the scene and gets the makeup done(…)

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Why Feminism…and what about Feminism Lite?

Why Feminism…and what about Feminism Lite?

Two books that I teach in courses on gender and feminist theory – and that have influenced me personally – are Feminism is for everybody by bell hooks and We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Adichie. Written a decade apart from each other, both are united in their belief that ‘feminism’ is not just(…)

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Male Journo Wins IOC’s ‘Women & Sport’ Award

Male Journo Wins IOC’s ‘Women & Sport’ Award

An Ethiopian sports journalist has become the first man to win an Olympic award that is dedicated to women and on a subject to promote sportwomen, swimswam.com reported. Dagim Zinabu Tekle officially accepted the IOC Women and Sport World Trophy, first presented in 2000,  by IOC President, Thomas Bach, at a gala ceremony held at(…)

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Philanthropist and Coach Ruth Ann Harnisch on The Art of Giving

Philanthropist and Coach Ruth Ann Harnisch on The Art of Giving

What makes philanthropists tick? SheThePeople.TV speaks to Ruth Ann Harnisch, founder and president of the US-based Harnisch Foundation. Ruth Ann set up the foundation along with her husband Bill Harnisch back in 1998, with the aim of helping those in need with creative, progressive and innovative ways. A philanthropist at heart, Ruth Ann left her career in the(…)

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Feminism Rolls On: Women are Evolving, But are the Men?

Feminism Rolls On: Women are Evolving, But are the Men?

Our society is constantly changing and evolving at every moment of every day. New ideas shape up, debates happen, discussion take place, and perspective and actions change according to situations. With feminism on a roll, the call for equality has ignited many changes in society. There are new laws that are implemented, policies addressing equal(…)

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