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This Mumbai Dad Is The Perfect Feminist Father We Need

Family is considered to be the fundamental unit of the Indian society. Kids learn more from their family members than from anyone else around them. While in a stereotypical set-up, mothers nurture the kids with good food and moral values, fathers look after the financial needs of the children. Fathers’ role in the intellectual development(…)

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From Zumba To Yoga, This Women’s Fitness Fest Had It All

Amidst the zillion responsibilities women juggle with, finding time for fitness can be quite a task. Keeping this in mind, Neha Madan and Ruchi Makkad organised a Fitness Fest in Mumbai recently. The fest addressed the importance of fitness and encouraged women to make fitness a part of their daily routine. It was an early(…)

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Indian women open up on what they want to change about their cities

In many metropolitan cities, instances of molestation and eve-teasing seem to have become the norm of the day. There isn’t even a single day when Indian women are not made to realize that they are mere objects who can be maltreated. This abysmal condition of some of the most advanced cities in India compels us(…)

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Of Love, Harmony and Acceptance – Pride Parade in Mumbai

With all the news of hatred and discrimination clouding our timeline, Mumbai gave us a glimpse of hope. A crowd of LGBT activists and supporters came out on the streets of Mumbai to celebrate the freedom of choice. Organised by Queer Azaadi Mumbai every year, the Pride Parade is a massive event of love, harmony(…)

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Madhuri and Jay’s Wedding – First Open Transgender Marriage In Mumbai

In a first Mumbai witnessed an open transgender marriage at a temple recently. Madhuri Sarode, a transgender woman who has fought for the rights of the LGBT community tied the knot with her long-term (almost two years) boyfriend Jay Kumar Sharma. FIRST OPEN #Transgender #wedding IN MUMBAIhttps://t.co/oy2VEx6oml pic.twitter.com/3iyAOJW9sf — Trisha Chakravorty (@trishac2514) December 30, 2016 The match(…)

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Christmas Celebrations in India

Family traditions, greetings, gifts, scrumptious food, hot cocoa, and drinks is all a part of the much awaited Christmas celebrations. Indians especially love their festivals, considering we have a little too many, and therefore we always find ways to make them special and a one to remember! “Our Christmas celebrations start at least one month(…)

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Putting feelings into food, here is Maunika Gowardhan’s journey

A balmy Sunday afternoon in Mumbai and the usual hunger pang that kicks in around 1pm… that’s how I met Maunika Gowardhan. Meeting a chef at lunch time seemed like a perfect set-up to have a fulfilling conversation infused with random anecdotes and story behind her recipes. Growing up in Mumbai, Maunika was inspired by her(…)

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Meet the Poets: Dawngi Chawngthu

SheThePeople.TV is partnering with the Poets Translating Poets Festival to be held on November 25-27 across Mumbai. Fifty poets have participated in a two year long project which aimed to provide a forum to contemporary poets from India and other South Asian countries and Germany to translate poetry across several languages. The festival in Mumbai will comprise(…)

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Meet the Poets: Sylvia Geist

SheThePeople.TV is partnering with the Poets Translating Poets Festival to be held on November 25-27 across Mumbai. Fifty poets have participated in a two year long project which aimed to provide a forum to contemporary poets from India and other South Asian countries and Germany to translate poetry across several languages. The festival in Mumbai(…)

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Eighteen Plus Duets – Everyday women turned authors

How often does an opportunity like authoring a book knock at your door? And fiction? That chance to let all your imagination pour into a story? Well, a writer Apurv Nagpal is behind the writing ambitions of 18 women. He suggested that eighteen of his female friends write short stories, and they co-authored ‘Eighteen Plus(…)

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