30 Women Redefining The Digital Space In India

The digital space in India owes women for its tremendous outreach over the past few years. Women entrepreneurs in various sectors are embracing new tech, building businesses, turning new and irregular opportunities into new ideas, giving wings to brilliant ideas, boosting economy — all of this is transforming the work scenario for women. SheThePeople.TV picks thirty resilient(…)


How can Yoga be Transformational for Working Women?

More than ever before, women today play many different roles in their lives. They are professionals, mothers, spouses, friends, caregivers of elderly relatives and volunteers in communities. Maintaining a balance between family and work is tough enough; to find time for yourself on top of that is nearly impossible. Spending all their time juggling your(…)


Why gender equality begins at home

Textbook definition of Gender-Equality would be, both men and women enjoying the same rights and opportunities across all the acknowledged arenas of the society. The hopes and aspirations of both are also equally valued. Can we hope to raise our children to be gender sensitive? How do we ensure such a home? Is there a(…)


Deepika Padukone Wins Priceless Princess Award

The XXX- Return of Xander Cage actor, Deepika Padukone, who has stunned both Bollywood and Hollywood with her performance, has added another feather to her cap. She recently won The Priceless Princess Award, which was presented to her by veteran Bollywood critic and analyst Komal Nahta. At the awards function, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor wore an(…)


Only 5% Indian Women Have A Right To Choose Partners: Survey

A survey done by University of Maryland and the National Council of Applied Economic Research in 2004-2005 and 2011-2012 claimed that only 4.99% of Indian women are equipped with the power to choose their own partners. Shocking, isn’t it? But true. The Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) report surveyed over 34,000 urban and rural women, between the(…)


Barkha Dutt Quits NDTV To Explore Her Own Venture

India’s top notch journalist and the face of NDTV, Barkha Dutt has quit the national television network to explore her own venture. She had moved to being a consulting editor but later took the plunge to going it alone as a press release shared on Sunday. Barkha already has her firm called Barkha Dutt Live(…)


One Woman Challenges a 400 Year Old Custom, Wins the Battle

From Hinduism to Judaism to Christianity to Islam, religious restrictions surrounding menstruation and the belief that it makes women’s bodies impure are common across the board. While the judiciary has upheld women’s right to equality in cases of Shani Shingnapur, Haji Ali and Sabarimala, where women were denied entry to religious sites, the practice continues(…)


Breaking it Down: The Modern Indian Woman

The Shilpa Shetty moment this week should be ample evidence to all of you that culture does matter. Literature and reading may be important for no other reason in the 21st century than to avoid tripping up on social media. Be warned! Of course I’m joking — the point of literature, apart from elevating your(…)


How Entrepreneurs Are Celebrating Diwali

It’s the Diwali weekend and while households across India celebrate the festival of lights, SheThePeople.TV spoke to some women entrepreneurs to find out about their Diwali plans… For Mumbai-based, co-founder of Health, Wellness and Fitness venture FitCircle, Aarti Gill, the festive season is for spending special moments with the family. “For me, Diwali has always meant(…)


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