Tag women’s rights

Two day workshop for women as agents of change

There is increasing awareness of women’s rights among educated and progressive sections of Indian society. Women, regardless of the state of awareness of their rights are no longer content with their traditional lot. From women in Bihar rejecting suitors over…

Those torturous women

I get a lot of these myths about women. Astonishing, because women aren’t yet so rare that people can’t simply look around them and find out truths. Here goes. Women are stupid at tech Now this comes as a surprise…

Female Genital Mutiliation

“Mama tied a blindfold over my eyes. The next thing I felt my flesh was being cut away. I heard the blade sawing back and forth through my skin. The pain between my legs was so intense I wished I…

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and it is still a world that needs a special day to talk about women. In many ways, the world is changing for women. Opportunities are slowly opening. Professions that a decade ago would have…