Be Bold, Be Brave

“Chehra dekh lene se kya hoga?” (what would happen if someone would see my face?). Rajeeyah Khatoon (name changed), 18, said. She did not like to wear “Burqa” (a garment worn by the Muslim women to cover their faces and body). She was opposed by her family; still, she tried to convince. S...

Break the Silence, Stop the Violence

Can you imagine women participating in sports by wearing sari?! “It is a challenge to the people who say that women cannot run when they are in the sari.” One proud organizer of the event commented. “We proved the strength of women by playing outdoor games. Women can do anything if they hav...

Fighting the darkness within…….

Like my husband, can I also wear a T-shirt and shorts? Why can’t I wear this kind of dress every day outside the home? I thought why it is like the women have to be fully dressed up every time and everywhere. Just because of the societal norms and customs we are bound to wear […]

Wind of changes: It is Priyanka’s story.

Priyanka is conducting a session on “creating awareness about the child marriage and its perils among a group of adolescent girls”. They listen with great interest and attention to what Priyanka is saying. They want to brainstorm on how to save their friend, “Sonia Kumari [name changed]” from chi...