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Punjab Univ Scholar Approaches Women’s Panel In Harassment Case

After getting expelled from Punjab University, a 27-year-old PhD scholar, who had alleged sexual harassment against a man, has now written to the National Commission of Women, seeking an inquiry in the case. The scholar has also claimed in the letter that the university authorities, headed by Vice-Chancellor Arun Kumar Grover, have “ignored” her complaints and(…)


Neetu Singh Of Total Yoga Believes In Yoga-Inspired Living!

A yoga enthusiast who has also walked the ramp as a showstopper during the Dubai Fashion Weeks. Neetu Singh (37) earned the tag of being the most dynamic and fitness-driven person, whose style statement is Power Yoga.  She started up Total Yoga with co-founder Manish Pole. Currently, Total Yoga has centres in Bangalore, Pune, Delhi, Singapore(…)


Jyotika’s Bhatia’s Srujna Trust, is Giving Hope to Underprivileged Women

An MBA in social entrepreneurship, Jyotika Bhatia is the Founder Trustee of Srujna Charitable Trust. Hailing from Mumbai, she works in the field of education and livelihood. The Trust, provides skill training, grooms marginalised women for business training and provides market linkage to get employment opportunities. Till date, Srujna has impacted lives of 5000+ marginalised women(…)


Singapore-based Company Brings Safety Necklace for Women in India

As safety remains an issue across the country, a Singapore-based startup has brought in a way to make women feel secure. Smartfuture’s Ivy is a $75 necklace that has the ability to call for help in times of distress. The necklace is supposed to be linked to our smartphones and a tap on it will(…)


Postcrossing Is Making Snail Mail Popular

Emails have made things so easy. If you think about it, you don’t even remember what it was like before emails were invented. When did you last send a letter to someone? It could have been 10 years ago, easily, or more maybe. You may have sent a gift or important documents to someone through(…)


Workshop To Make Women Bike Enthusiasts Road-Worthy A Huge Success

This wasn’t an ordinary Sunday morning for those who passed by the Gurgaon-Faridabad Expressway. On April 23, an all-women biker group unleashed its passion for the roads and conquered a male bastion. Riding Workshop for Women organized by Delhi Royal Enfield Riders in association with Riders Alliance Group. #xBhp https://t.co/juYkmcelRi pic.twitter.com/y8DoSmxOgt — xBhp (@xBhp) April 24,(…)


Reclaiming Public Spaces For Women In India

Women face discrimination when it comes to safe public spaces. Safecity organised a photo exhibition and panel discussion during Global Anti- Street Harassment Week to deconstruct the crucial linkages between the freedom to travel and roam, and gendered violence in our session titled: ‘Reclaiming public spaces: Challenges in local transport” in Mumbai. We focussed on(…)


Why Marriage Is No Longer Important For The Urban Independent Woman​?

If you ask me, I can give you plenty of reasons to NOT get married! And that’s because we want to empower ourselves. Not so long ago, women were ready to “sacrifice” their ambitions to get married to the “prince charming” that they dreamt of their whole life. But that’s not the case now. Today’s(…)


Feminism is not an urban phenomenon, it has rural roots: Kamla Bhasin

You seldom get to listen to Kamla Bhasin. SheThePeople.TV was present at the Indraprastha College where Bhasin spoke at length on many key issues surrounding gender and women’s rights. Here is a detailed report Kamla Bhasin, the renowned Indian feminist, poet, author and social scientist, never fails to engage her audience with thought-provoking lectures. In(…)


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