Recently, a woman was denied her salary while she was on maternity leave by a company in Okhla region of Delhi. She complained about it to the Delhi Commission for Women which intervened with the company officials and retrieved the woman’s pay for the months concerned while she was on maternity leave.
Bangalore-based Aparna Athreya’s self-funded startup –‘The Kid and Parent Foundation’– is running a conventional education system, not to bore, but to inspire children and parents about the fun-learning process.
Having experimented with Cards of Divinity and Reiki for years, Dr Ritu Singh started her own venture CHI-DELHI in year 2000. Improving others’ health was this Hypnotherapist’s concern and she converted it into a simple act of nature. She speaks to SheThePeople.TV about her work.
When it comes to Indian authors who write horror books, we tend to ignore the genre altogether. But here are some Indian women authors who seek to change the way we think or read in India. These authors will leave you mortified with their spine-chilling stories.
On International Women’s Day, here are eight Indian women who have forged their own destinies and carved their own careers, letting nothing and no one get in the way of their dreams. Gitanjali Surendran, Lawyer 1. “It is important for one to find the things that speak to you… but there needs to be a larger systemic change. Women are(…)
A question that I was asked,” Why do you want to run?” set me off thinking on the reasons. Here are my random musings on Why I run I’m searching for a word: a word that will describe why I want to run. It could be a three or four words or short sentence too. This(…)
Some sessions of Women’s Writer’s Festival didn’t delve into the delicate niceties of being a woman. Thank god. It sprung open a so-called Pandora’s box where women felt safe to enquire – why does my mother come home early when both my mother and father are working in the same business that they had started(…)
The people of Ranchi will soon get to experience the city’s first all-women car rally. An NGO, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Udaan, is organising the women’s car rally on March 26 in collaboration with the Ranchi Adventure Wheelers (RAW) and the Ranchi Club.
For some, the word ‘khatna’ brings back painful memories, for others it is unheard of; there are also those who see it as a mandate and the ones who demonise an entire community because of it. For Sahiyo the understanding of khatna or Type 1 Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the Dawoodi Bohra community does(…)
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,(…)
The value of saving money should never be undermined. It helps one prioritize one’s life. But have you ever wondered what impact gender can have on the amount of savings one does? According to a study conducted by TIAA, women should save more than their male counterparts. SheThePeople.TV interviewed women of different age-groups to know(…)