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Tripti Athaide talks About Being a Mompreneur

STP Editor
To say my corporate job life completed me and kept me fulfilled will be wrong. No matter what the targets,(…)
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Dear Sona, Here’s Why Kangana Isn’t Doing A Disservice To Feminism

Amrita Paul
One of the biggest banes of feminism is women telling other women how to be a feminist. It is not(…)
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I Want To Have An Affair With Myself

Anuradha Kapoor
Do you remember the feeling of falling in love the first time? Do you remember the way your heart fluttered(…)
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Women entrepreneurs are real multi taskers: Mridu Bhandari speaks to them

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Continuing the conversation from my earlier post about women entrepreneurs – particularly home-preneurs & mom-preneurs – there are clear common(…)
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Draupadi – the Woman forged in Fire by Dr Vineet Aggarwal

STP Team
My previous article had introduced you to the Panch-kanya or Five Virgins of Hindu mythology, stressing on the fact that(…)
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Nidhi Bansal holds a Guinness Record for Biggest Stickers Collection

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A regular evening of TV watching with the family changed the focus of Nidhi Bansal’s life. Today, she holds a(…)
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Marital Rape in India: ‘Sacredness’ of Family vs Welfare of Women

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Recently the Delhi High Court asked for the Centre’s opinion on petitions which have been filed against marital rape being(…)
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Women in Indian media: Have we been left behind in the media revolution?

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Archana Datta argues it’s time to look at women in India with a renewed lens because we have not given(…)
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Mom Traumatizes Crying Child About Numbers, What’s Wrong With Our Society?

STP Team
If you are a parent, an educationist, or active on social media, you’ve probably come across this heartbreaking video of(…)
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India At 70: What Do Women Need Freedom From?

Tara Khandelwal
Happy Independence Day! We have come a long way in terms of women’s rights since 1947. But we still have(…)
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Harini Sivakumar Recounts Her Cycling Trip From Manali to Khardung La

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Two years back, I moved to erstwhile Gurgaon, and was looking at making some friends in the new city. Every(…)
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Open Letter To Mr Google Memo: Dear James, I’m a girl and I can tech too!

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Dear James, Long, long ago, before Google was a verb, I had learned about the internet in a classroom of(…)
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Why you need to join the protest against #PahredaarPiyaKi by Preeti Vyas

STP Team
You can take a concrete, tiny, powerful step which will stop, at least in part, the harmful content that supports(…)
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“We are strong, we can hunt and provide,” says Abha Bakaya

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Is it true that men tend to avoid partners who can compete with them intellectually and instead look for someone(…)
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Israel Diary: A Peek Into A Ger Hasidic Woman’s Struggle For Empowerment

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Jerusalem was hot and the sun was relentless. My tracker was telling me that I had walked 10 kilometres in(…)
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Genetic Mutant Ninja Marriages: What Science Holds For Love

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We seem closer to genetic manipulation to ensure our offspring have the best possible characteristics. The prospect of super humans,(…)
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Kiran Manral: Myth of the Happily Ever After to the Reality of Happily Right Now

STP Team
What if The One is wandering around bereft in the wilderness of being unloved, waiting for us to make a(…)
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Mom Invites Obamas To Daughters Wedding, And They Actually Reply

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Texas bride Brooke Allen was shocked to learn that her mom, Liz Whitlow, took the liberty of sending Michelle and(…)
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Being the Only Woman Among The Three Men In My Life by Riti Prasad

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Riti Prasad’s book is a tell-all chronicle of raising twins during their early childhood. In what’s a personal story, she(…)
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Networking essential to find a job in our connected world

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Networking has become an essential in today’s world to find a job. It is more likely that you will land(…)
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Everyday racism: Has anything changed asks author Mini Nair

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The treatment of the weakest in any system is the index of how strong and fair the system is. I(…)
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Women of pop culture, and why their stories speak to us

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When I first began watching Glorious Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW), I expected to laugh as I did at all those(…)
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Period Leave: Why You Shouldn’t See Red

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Archana Pai Kulkarni writes a brutally honest and passionate piece on why we need to understand the idea of period(…)
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Social Media has Given Women a New Collective Voice

Ashna Gulati
Social Media! Not an alien term to anybody in the 21st century perhaps. Because in this age of innovation and(…)
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Are we missing the point in the Period Leave canard? Kiran Chaturvedi asks

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All this ga ga over a company offering period leave needs us to look into the fineprint says Kiran Chaturvedi.(…)
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High Time We Stop Judging Women Who Smoke

Nikhita Sanotra
In Nairobi, smoking zones are seeing an absence of women. The five smoking zones that are present in the city(…)
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Sexism at the workplace: When will they look at our intelligence and not our boobs?

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It’s unfortunate, I have been called “Lijjat Papad” under the breath by many peeps ( who know me and don’t)(…)
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Tackling toxic sexism at the workplace by Elsamarie DSilva

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Silicon Valley is in a flutter since the resignation of the Uber CEO Travis Kalanick for encouraging a toxic sexist(…)
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Boy of 9 romances woman of 18, what happened to responsible content?

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A scream emanating from the TV forced me to peel my eyes away from my book. The hideous sight of(…)
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Sexism and Startups: What’s Up With The Apology Stuff? Find A Fix says Shaili Chopra

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Sort It Out Just as much as survivors, whistleblowers have embraced open public platforms to share their stories of sexual(…)
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How The Hills Help Us Heal

Amrita Paul
There is something very inherently peaceful about the hills. The sheer scale of the mountains is humbling – it immediately(…)
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Courtesans, Devadasis and the Today’s Dancer

Jagriti Sharma
Patronised by the Mughals in the 16th century, the culture of courtesans has been innate to the Indian culture for a(…)
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Unethical Discrimination to Our Own

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India is an inherently racist country. There I said it. Every one of us has faced some form of discrimination(…)
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Schooling Travis Kalanick on Sexism at Workplace and Otherwise

Poorvi
Dear Travis Kalanick, In the modern-day when women are traversing careers and leadership positions, if you think sexual harassment at(…)
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From The Eyes of a Single Parent’s Child

Anushree Gaigore
In the lost land, her womb, where my tiny dreams were learning to gloom. I knew I would see the(…)
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Balancing Work and Life is Akin to a Tight Rope Walk

Chetana Misra
As the American novelist John Updike once said, ‘It’s a man’s world, they say; but in its daily textures it(…)
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Entrepreneurs, Get This One Thing Right, and Marketing is a Breeze!

Suhasini Kirloskar
I’ve worked and interacted with plenty of entrepreneurs – an aspect often discussed is the “birth of an idea”. Some(…)
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The Forgotten Dignity Of Labour

Jessica Xalxo
A recent event in Delhi involving the band ‘BhangiJumping’  has put the spotlight on dignity of labour. The band’s name led(…)
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Worth of a woman in India by Elsamarie DSilva

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Earlier this month, Manjula Devak, a 28-year-old civil engineer PhD research scholar at the prestigious India Institute of Technology (IIT)(…)
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A series of firsts- a Father’s Day story

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Today 17th June 2017 will be the first time I’m eligible to claim my place in the calendar for the(…)
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Women In Tech Must Persist Says Kirthi Jayakumar in new column Codess of Small Things

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In Class X, I sat in the last row of my Computer Science classroom, barely able to understand a word(…)
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Positive Habits Can Change The Circle Of Your Life Says Shilpa Pandey

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Being a Life Coach and having interacted with so many people who struggle every day to find positivity in their(…)
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How 3 Years of Modi Government Paved The Way For Start-ups

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26th May, 2014 was a big day in the history of Indian politics. It will always be remembered as the(…)
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How Much Did You Get in Boards?

Sujata Rajpal
94%, 96%, 99%, 99.2%… it’s raining marks. Anyone getting below 92%?  Go hide yourself somewhere. Don’t show your face, the(…)
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When will India stop obsessing about what women wear?

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So we are not surprised. How women dress is clearly the favourite subject of everyone – from khap panchayats to(…)
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How diversity as an idea is evolving by Sarika Bhattacharya

Sarika Bhattacharyya
“Mom, we won the match!” shouted my 10 year old son as he got home from school. “Akshi was too(…)
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The Story Inside Us: Why I Turned to Writing

Lavanya Shanbhogue
When I was working fulltime for an insurance company in 2011, I wrote every Friday night. The writing would continue(…)
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Disposal of Sanitary napkins and the Swachh Bharat Mission

Swarnima Bhattacharya
The lamentable silence around menstruation, menstrual health and sanitary practices has left an imprint even in the way Menstrual Hygiene(…)
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Why Gender sensitization is required to normalize menstruation?

Arushi Mittal
It is no taboo that menstruation is a taboo in our culture. We all have stories of channels switched, feet(…)
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Cloth Pads and Period Panties – Smart Women’s Menstrual Hygiene Choice

Priyanka Jain
Menstruation being a taboo subject for years, women resort to using old rags, which are secretively washed and dried in dark(…)
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Why every parent must watch 13 Reasons Why

ElsaMarie DSilva
If you are a parent, especially a parent of tweens and teens, I sincerely recommend you watch the series “13(…)
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Doesn’t Shakti Menstruate?

Meenakshi Singh
In Indian context, Menstruation of a woman is a subject to be hushed and treated with lot of hypocrisy. Even(…)
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‘The Era of Mom-preneur’ by Fatima Agarkar

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Growing up in a family where ‘equality’ meant helping those less fortunate and not gender inequality, where ‘religion’ was defined(…)
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Entrepreneurship lessons from MIT by Aditi Chadha

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Hi there! Last time I had shared with you about the exciting opportunity I had received to experience drinking directly(…)
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Does it really matter if the wife earns more?

Nirupama Subramanian
Ok, I confess. I recently  read Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl. I decided to check out the book after hearing(…)
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Wardrobe Malfunctions & Headlines: Will this marriage of creepy content and our voyeurism end?

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This week, my Twitter and Facebook feed was full of Bella Hadid’s Cannes wardrobe malfunction. With clickbait-y headlines like “Bella(…)
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Why Indian Startup Ecosystem Needs to Celebrate Failure?

Poorvi
Failures gives way to lessons and eventually success. But we as humans are not so accustomed to celebrating failure. In fact,(…)
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Running And Fitness: 10 Tips To Make A Start

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When I was growing up in Delhi, I’d watch my father and brother don their running shoes and set off(…)
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Bringing Women on a Career Break to the Table with Industry Mentors

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On a rainy Saturday in Mumbai, women on a career-break (including one whose break hadn’t yet started – 8 months(…)
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Be one with nature, give up the drone-like lifestyle and work culture says Diipti Jhangiani

STP Team
We live in an overstimulated world, packed with demanding targets and grades; a world growing ever so tense that we(…)
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Life Lessons from Being Depressed, Heartbroken, Rebellious & Ignorant at 16

STP Team
Our teenage years are meant to be full of mistakes, experiences, learning, realisations, crisis and changes or as Taylor Swift(…)
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Why Panch Kanya or the ‘Five Virgins’ stand for varying paradigms of feminism

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Women have traditionally been considered as the weaker sex all over the world. Not only in India but even in(…)
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Why do married women who don’t want children make us uneasy?

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“Childless.” They toss the word like an epithet at one. I should know. I had my son after eight years(…)
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Why I choose to wear the hijab by Tahani Aziz

STP Team
Wearing the hijab isn’t about clothing but a way of life. The struggle that comes with wearing the hijab later(…)
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Justice for Nirbhaya

ElsaMarie DSilva
Today is a landmark day because the Supreme Court of India upheld the death penalty for the four accused in(…)
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Is Justice Enough For Nirbhaya?

Nikhita Sanotra
It was nearly five years ago that this horrific incident happened. On December 16, 2012, a young woman and her(…)
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Emotions are contagious, use them in entrepreneurship says Jasmine Kalra

STP Team
Recognize negative thoughts and challenge them so that the focus shifts on the ‘potential’ rather than the ‘what’s missing’ says(…)
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Opinion: The Age-defying Diary of Brigitte Trogneux

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If she wears a high-collared dress, it will be to hide her turkey neck. No laughter lines? Botox. Fuller lips?(…)
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8 Ways to be Financially Smart by Avanne Dubash

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Financial independence is the cornerstone of growing your business, building a brand and even getting to know yourself. ETNOW’s Anchor(…)
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Honey! I shrunk the work load: The New Mommy Chronicles

radhikas
My little bundle of awesomeness- Vedant was born about 2 months ago and since then, life as we know it(…)
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Are Indian ads reinforcing unrealistic expectations from women?

STP Team
Imagine a day in the life of a married urban Indian woman. As a homemaker, she runs a house in(…)
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The Art of Patience Leads to Happiness by Shilpa Pandey

STP Team
Patience is a virtue. Patience is the ability to tolerate delay without frustration. Those with patience are able to remain(…)
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Women’s rights are under threat says Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
It is no secret that Saudi Arabia has one of the worst human rights records in their treatment of women(…)
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Why Women Need To Become Digitally Literate By Ami Savla

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Various people across the globe could be your prospective client with just one click of the mouse. No other promotion(…)
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Tips for building Emotional Intelligence

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In the latter half of the 20th century pretty much the time I was growing up, all that mattered was(…)
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Do we really need a separate program for women?

Nirupama Subramanian
A few years ago, I wanted to create a leadership program for women. I discussed this with my friend Aparna(…)
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5 tips to boost your social media engagement by Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
Over the last 10 days I was one of the facilitators of a virtual Rotary peace conference #BridgesForPeace on Zoom,(…)
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The Gone Case: Yashodhara Lal on why reading leads to writing

Yashodhara Lal
Over the last three years, I find myself reading a LOT more non-fiction than fiction. On writing. On meditation. On(…)
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Pune Mother Asked To Get Off Train Because Open “Breastfeeding Is Disturbing”

Ria Das
The incident of a woman being shamed publicly for breastfeeding her infant on a train has left us shell-shocked. 32-year-old Swapna Kulkarni(…)
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Campaign to Remove Tax from Sanitary Napkins

Zeenia Kolah
As a young Indian woman I am acutely aware of the social stigma attached to menstruation in our country. Your(…)
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Here’s How Indian Academic Institutions Reek Of Sexism

Poorvi
The recent case of IIT Delhi implementing a regressive rule on its female students of Himadri hostel — asking them(…)
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From Umrao Jaan to Begum Jaan: How has the portrayal of sex workers evolved in Bollywood?

Ishmeet Nagpal
Starting today, Reel Story Of Gender with Ishmeet Nagpal will analyse how films and programs are communicating gender. Celluloid remains(…)
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Why is noise pollution and religion such a touchy subject?

Poorvi
The sound of the azaan has all of India debating why noise pollution and religion make for such a touchy subject.(…)
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How can Yoga be Transformational for Working Women?

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More than ever before, women today play many different roles in their lives. They are professionals, mothers, spouses, friends, caregivers(…)
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The Awesomeness of Lena Dunham

Nikhita Sanotra
While watching the last ever episode of ‘Girls’ this weekend, I realised why Lena Dunham literally speaks my heart out.(…)
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Oh Cmon, School Book Promotes ‘Good Height And Complexion’ As Entrepreneurship Traits

Ria Das
One wonders if this is for real? Just a few days ago a CBSE text book for students defined the(…)
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Abha Bakaya’s powerful commentary on freezing eggs and decisions for women

STP Team
We all talk a lot about choice and one of the biggest choices we make is whether to have kids(…)
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Reclaiming Public Spaces For Women In India

Renita Siqueira
Women face discrimination when it comes to safe public spaces. Safecity organised a photo exhibition and panel discussion during Global(…)
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ScoopWhoop Or TVF, Harassment Cases Lead Us To Think About The Core Problem

Ria Das
Women at the workplace have experienced harassment at some point or the other — either the unwanted touch or discrimination(…)
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When Will We Rid Ourselves Of The Fairness Fixation?

Nikhita Sanotra
Actor Abhay Deol’s recent social media posts slamming our fairness fixation reminds me of the time when I realised that(…)
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9 Character Traits That Facilitate Happiness and Success

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There are certain character traits that would benefit you immensely if you took the time to develop them. Consider the(…)
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Why Marriage Is No Longer Important For The Urban Independent Woman​?

Ria Das
If you ask me, I can give you plenty of reasons to NOT get married! And that’s because we want(…)
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She Loves Travel: Avanne Dubash does some soul searching at Khao Lak

STP Team
Khao Lak. I’ll admit- it took me a while to even remember the name. Khao (like eat in hindi) and(…)
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Motherhood benefits or motherhood costs? Maternity Laws in India

mitalinikore
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2016, which doubles paid maternity leave to 26 weeks, is being hailed as a historic(…)
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Why I wrote Onaatah, the story of a rape survivor

Paulami DuttaGupta
It was right after we finished Ri- Homeland of Uncertainty that we started working on the script of Onaatah –(…)
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She Leads India unveils a power-packed agenda for March 30th Summit

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She Leads India is an action packed summit with powerful and moving speakers from India and rest of the world.(…)
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Meeting my hero – Hillary R Clinton by Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
Over the years I have often been asked, “Who are your role models?”. Unhesitatingly I have always responded with: my(…)
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Twinkle Khanna Reacts To TVF Harassment Case, Calls A Spade A Spade

Ria Das
As you’ve no doubt heard, an ex-TVF employee posted on medium.com blaming the CEO of The Viral Fever (TVF) Arunabh Kumar for alleged sexual harassment. Kumar denied(…)
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Time To Shatter The Goa Dream?

Poorvi
Goaaaaa. That’s where we want to be. The first place India’s youth think of going when the idea of solo(…)
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A wish for all homemakers and stay at home mothers

STP Team
Mira Rajput, who few people, including me, had heard of is suddenly in the news for her  comments about her(…)
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Working moms aren’t raising puppies Mira Rajput, feminism isn’t destructive!

Poorvi
Mira Rajput really didn’t need all this publicity did she? A happy stay at home mom, talking down others? The(…)
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11 Tips To Start A Successful Business

Vidhya Bharathi
SheThePeople interacts with entrepreneurs from across India all the time through its various events and shows. These interactions have given(…)
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An open letter to my Mom: My Super Woman

Prachi Jain
A lot of girls openly admit to being “daddy’s little girl.” In fact, it is encouraged for girls to hold(…)
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Of Holi and what my son needs to know by Kiran Manral

STP Team
It is that time of the year again, and I go into immediate and terrifying flashbacks to my youth. Holi.(…)
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That one question was a life altering one: Anupama Dalmia

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In the midst of the morning chaos at home, the incessant ringing of my mobile was irksome. I wanted to(…)
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Why entrepreneurship is a woman’s biggest tool for empowerment

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Women entrepreneurship development is the biggest instrument of women empowerment says Swati Bhargava – Co-founder, CashKaro.com Empowerment leads to self-fulfilment and(…)
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Are you an active bystander?

ElsaMarie DSilva
Recently, a 36 year old cab driver was burned to death in North East Delhi whilst bystanders stood by recording(…)
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Run Mommy Run: How it changes my life every second

vidya.deshpande
A question that I was asked,” Why do you want to run?” set me off thinking on the reasons. Here are(…)
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Why gender equality begins at home

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Textbook definition of Gender-Equality would be, both men and women enjoying the same rights and opportunities across all the acknowledged(…)
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Vanity in Vain? Abha Bakaya Asks In Her Column Wonder Woman

STP Team
I have always been aware of all that it takes for immaculate personal grooming. At times a little paranoid about(…)
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Make Social Entrepreneurship Sustainable and Smart Says Elsamarie

ElsaMarie DSilva
In the last few months we have heard of several successful start-ups struggling to stay afloat. These range from taxi(…)
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Kiran Manral: Gender and housework have always been a mine field of conflict

Kiran Manral
Let me state right off the bat that the division of labour in our house is most skewed. I do(…)
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Why mother groups online are the lifeline for others

STP Team
I remember the time when I was 6 months pregnant and moved to a new city Mumbai with my husband.(…)
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Women like SEX. Dear India, why can’t you just deal with it?

radhikas
I don’t know why our woman kind has to scream from the roof tops, write blogs, sign petitions for a(…)
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Does life give second chances?

Harshali Singh
Another party and another friend’s daughter getting divorced after a long separation. I see the parents of the young girl.(…)
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Stand Up! Speak Out! For the women who have been “teased” and kept quiet

Harshita Nanda
When I was a bookish fourteen-year old I had a very interesting conversation with one of my friends. She asked(…)
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Transitions have taught me a lot: Sreowshi Sinha of Frugal Labs

Poorvi
Sreowshi Sinha talks about her life, her story of becoming a tech entrepreneur and her future plans.
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Women, we need you on the stage at conferences

ElsaMarie DSilva
Where are the women? We need you at more conferences! If the question is how? Then here are eight ways(…)
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Did feminism have an impact on good marriages? Asks Kiran Manral

STP Team
Back in the 1960s when Betty Friedan wrote that seminal book, The Feminine Mystique, she set a butterfly into the(…)
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Ruling YouTube With Cooking Videos – Nisha Madhulika

radhikas
I absolutely love cooking. But the bane of the daily work day can even take away the most energetic of(…)
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Stop making women fight petty battles, empower them with basics: Abha Bakaya

STP Team
A close friend of mine… let me just call her my little pixie… said she was going to tell the(…)
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Dress Up Or Down, The Choice Is Yours

STP Team
What constitutes Indian attire for women? What’s Dress Like An Indian Woman? A hashtag #DressLikeAnIndianWoman went viral recently, in a(…)
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Working with Millennials

ElsaMarie DSilva
A few days ago I spoke at the Mumbai Global Shapers event on Youth Culture and Being a Millennial in(…)
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Seven Archetypes of Empowerment in Hindu Mythology

kavita kane
It was the feminine who emerged first just as the womb symbolises a new creation, a personification of life.  Carrying(…)
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Budget A Calculated Move Says Diksha Ohri

Diksha Ohri
According to me, it’s been a Calculated Start up friendly budget so far starting from Tax benefits to carry forward(…)
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Reclaim Our Words, News, Space: Call out Double Standards

amritat
So if this New Yorker humour piece teaches you anything, it is that journalists need to be asking a whole(…)
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Know Your Rights: Hindu Inheritance Laws for Women

Vandita Morarka
There is a continued treatment of women as secondary citizens in India. They are often subject to abuse or inferior treatment. The(…)
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3 Things I Learnt From the Gratitude Shift Exercise: Monica Jasuja

Monica Jasuja
Almost a month into 2017, Its been a rather uneasy start for me and an absolute dive in to work,(…)
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Is the Leisure Gap Stressing You Out?

Charvi
More and more women are encouraged to join the workforce, praised for doing so, and expected to juggle multiple responsibilities(…)
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Born to Lead: Learning from Mothers

SukanyaSh
There are some who are born leaders, while some still have to hone their skills in order to reach that(…)
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Dowry and Dowry Harassment: Know Your Rights

Vandita Morarka
There is a continued treatment of women as secondary citizens in India. They are subject to abuse, inferior treatment and(…)
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‘Shots and Stories’ Features Unheard Voices

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Aparna Swarup It was Annie Leibovitz who once remarked that what you will see in my work is that I(…)
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A woman entrepreneur’s life is not less than Cinderella’s or Rapunzel’s

rakhee.chhabria
I remember the fairy tales that I grew up listening to, in which the reward of every princess at the(…)
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The Whirl of JLF: Personal Highlights

amritat
There’s no point pretending you don’t have FOMO when you’re at JLF — there’s inevitably sessions and speakers you miss,(…)
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Can we just let Deepika Padukone be?

Amrita Paul
At the onset, let me acknowledge that everyone is entitled to their own opinions. But maybe within a reason? So,(…)
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Refuse to stay silent

ElsaMarie DSilva
This year has started off on a somber note for the women and girls of India. Once again we are(…)
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Why Kiran Bedi’s opinion on women’s education resonates with me?

Charvi
Women leaders across the world suggest that women’s education is the answer for all the issues involving gender-inequality. Kiran Bedi,(…)
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A musical rendition on Kaifi Azmi’s 98th birthday

Charvi
I still remember the day we were taught the lyrics of the famous song “Kar Chale Hum Fida” by Kaifi(…)
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Together in 2017 By Monica Jasuja In Culture Cubicle

Monica Jasuja
A very happy new year to everyone. Another year gone, another year with fulfilled dreams and promises and one more(…)
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The Hot Intellectual by Abha Bakaya

Abha Bakaya
Most often, you get judged for the way you are dressed even before you speak or make your presentation. This(…)
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How Entrepreneurship Changed My Life by Sakshi Talwar, Rugs and Beyond

Sakshi Talwar
Having grown up in a family where it was almost a given that a woman has to be independent and(…)
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Blogging and digital marketing internship for under graduates: Apply Now!

Charvi
If you want earn recognition for channelizing your creative energy without leaping out of your bed, apply for the month-long(…)
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Beyond Devi or Devil: The Myriad Faces of Women in Myths

STP Editor
By Kavita Kané The devi or the devil? The winner or the vamp? The good or the bad. The answer, of(…)
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Why the tradition of “women eating last in families” bothers me

Charvi
The deeply entrenched system of patriarchy affects all walks of an Indian woman’s life. I was aware of the fact(…)
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Are we too much in love with ourselves?

Amrita Paul
Instagram crossed the 600 million active users mark, having added a 100 million in the last six months alone. So(…)
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Niti Aayog’s Amitabh Kant says ATM cards to be redundant by 2020

STP Team
Amitabh Kant says ATM cards too will redundant by 2020 as India tries to leapfrog the payments revolution by going(…)
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Making a successful career comeback for women in India

Amrita Paul
We are still living in the day and age where managers are wary of hiring women in their 20s and(…)
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What Does Feminism Mean to Me: Six Men Share Their Take

Vidhya Bharathi
Here at SheThePeople, I often hear a woman’s definition of the term feminism. But, I haven’t really come across men(…)
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Share What You Learn: Great year for ‘Starting Her Up’ says Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
It’s that time of the year when we sit back and take stock of our life — our achievements, failures(…)
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Protest Still On. Celebs React To Bangalore’s #NewYearHorror

Ria Das
Since the day Bangalore witnessed the horrific New Year’s Eve mass molestation event, many celebrities have taken to social media to shame(…)
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What’s in a surname? Starting The Married Feminist by Kiran Manral

Kiran Manral
What’s in a surname? By Kiran Manral When the fabulous Ms Steinem had made famous Irina Dunn’s feminist slogan about(…)
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Just What Does It Take?

STP Team
A man in the 250 strong audiences got up to say this to our panel. “I have left a session(…)
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8 Ways to Get More Productive in 2017

Amrita Paul
I know what you are thinking, 2016 was at best, an okay year. 2017 will be a new ray of(…)
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Reclaiming Words: Spinsters are Kickass, Empowered Women

Amrita Paul
It’s time to reclaim our vocabulary. Let’s start with ‘spinster’, which originated well before the Industrial Age in England and(…)
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Why I started up and will never regret it by Rachna Khanna

Rachna.Khanna
If someone asked me 5 years ago to imagine myself as an entrepreneur, I would either laugh at the thought(…)
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7 Social Media Trends to Watch Out For 2017

Ishita Shelat
Since its inception, social media has been throwing unprecedented surprises and is growing at a pace that is unmatched in(…)
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Educating young India with 21st Century Skills for the future workforce

Aditi Prasad
Workplaces are increasingly becoming digital and more than 75% of future jobs require Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M). The(…)
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4 Key Communication Trends for 2017

Tina Garg
As a communications expert, I often get asked about trends in the industry. While I don’t possess a crystal ball,(…)
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Our List of the Coolest Gadgets To Have (If You Don’t Already!)

Tara Khandelwal
If Convenience is the resolution for 2017, these gadgets promise to make it to your Yes! list instantly. Edible speakers,(…)
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It’s Party Season: Good Hair Day Tips

SukanyaSh
A bad hair day never helps anyone’s mood, and while we can’t ALWAYS have good hair days, (god bless those(…)
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Dealing with depression during the festive season

ElsaMarie DSilva
Tis the season to be jolly….. Everywhere you look, there are festive buntings, fairy lights, Christmas trees and fake Santas.(…)
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An unfulfilled dream is like a thorn, make them happen in 2017

STP Team
By Kanchana Banerjee By Invite I had a dream. Everyone has dreams but mine has been with me for years.(…)
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17 Ways To Stay Positive In 2017 By Shilpa Pandey

STP Team
So we are almost at the end of 2016, and I am sure all of us would be ready with(…)
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Advertising to Maternity Leave: 2016 Gave Motherhood A Reason To Cheer

Ruchita Dar Shah
As someone who started her career in advertising and a goal to be an A list Ad agency creative director,(…)
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My Inspiration, My Mother: Part of the She’s Building India Series

ancykurian
My mother, the nicest human being I have ever known, taught me to be compassionate to all people, taught me(…)
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First Steps To Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Akancha Srivastava
How does one break this ceiling? How do we advance without really becoming a crusader or having to fight endless battles against the proverbial “old boys gang”? Here are 3 ways of dealing with this barrier.

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Demonetisation: A Reality Check

asthak
Demonetisation has been a reality for over one month. The government decided to pull out 86% of the cash in(…)
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Wonder Woman: Kickstarting a column by journalist Abha Bakaya

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I’m a different sort of feminist. I’m the kind that likes a man to be a gentleman but also the(…)
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5 things you can do to end Gender Based Violence

ElsaMarie DSilva
Throughout the year, we have days dedicated to Mothers, Fathers, Children, Brothers and even Lovers. It seems like there is(…)
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The true Iron Lady…Jaya Ho!

roopa1123
With tributes pouring in from all over the world, Jayalalitha seems to have risen even in her death. When speculations(…)
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Across two Oceans: Filmmakers Nicole & Uma capture stories of women in 20s

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Nicole Donadio Blog by invite The filmmakers are making the story of two strong-minded mid-twenty-year-old women from vastly different cultures(…)
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Monica Jasuja puts you through a challenge to ensure a headstart to 2017- ready?

Monica Jasuja
So the end of 2016 is here. Finally, I say the time to reflect, introspect and YES, take a break(…)
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Meet Major Aditi Mohan, a fighter and an inspiration

Rahul Lal
Life has been always a wonderful challenge for me and I have accepted it with all my heart and a(…)
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Mastering The Public Relations World

Tejal Mehta
It’s no doubt that a rapid evolution has taken place within the communications industry during the past decade. We are(…)
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My name is Aishwarya and I want to be a police officer – a story of grit

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It was in the year 2014 and the month of summer, when I got a chance to visit the Trichy(…)
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Five Tips to Make Your Brand Stand Out On Social Media

SukanyaSh
Social media is the promised land for brands looking to really connect with their customers. SheThePeople.TV gets you some useful(…)
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My Checklist for Keeping a Positive Attitude by Shilpa Pandey

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By Shilpa Pandey, Life Coach and Columnist for SheThePeople.TV A positive attitude doesn’t happen on its own. A positive attitude is(…)
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Violence against women continues to be a serious violation of human rights: UN

STP Team
India is closely working with UN women to include gender perspective in the mega project to build “smart and safe cities”. Women are most affected by human trafficking. We are in the process of bringing our national legislation on trafficking in line with international commitments and obligations.
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What’s the issue with National Anthem in theatres?

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By Shaili Chopra So I for one really like the national anthem. I kind of like it anywhere – in(…)
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Breaking it Down: The Modern Indian Woman

amritat
The Shilpa Shetty moment this week should be ample evidence to all of you that culture does matter. Literature and(…)
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Be Your Role Own Model

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Do you remember the first time someone asked you who your role model was? I remember it. I also remember(…)
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FYI SRK: Being Feminist

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By Arpita Das As I sit down to write this piece, Twitter is going up in flames over SRK’s comment(…)
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Bringing characters to life: A review of Twinkle Khanna’s The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad

STP Team
For all the gravity of the subject, you will find yourself smiling often and sometimes even laughing out loud. Only Twinkle Khanna, can introduce a new character into a story with “ He sat in the first pew, holding on to his Christianity like he was the weary custodian of the last crumbling communion wafer “ With that I rest my case ! This book is about hope and courage, about taking that leap of faith, about breaking societal norms, about changing your circumstances and taking responsibility, about finding yourself and finding happiness.
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Staying Inspired: Do leaders really motivate us and is that enough?

Jasmine Kalra
By Jasmine Kalra Most people get their inspiration from successful people – a great leader, a successful entrepreneur, perhaps a(…)
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‘Police Didi’ initiative should teach more girls about the law: Trisha Shetty

Ria Das
Inducted around two years ago in collaboration with a few city-based NGOs, Mumbai Police’s project ‘Police Didi’ engages women personnel(…)
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Selective representation of women is curating the discourse

ElsaMarie DSilva
In many families, gender stereotyping starts at the time of birth, especially for girls. Her future often is already decided(…)
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Positivity as a killer app by Shilpa Pandey

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My life—and all of our lives—is filled with challenges that make it very difficult to be positive sometimes. However, I(…)
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What Really Matters To Women In The Workplace

Ruchi
In a survey done by People Matters, women respondents felt that factors like ‘leadership development programs’, ‘mentoring and networking opportunities’,(…)
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Bengaluru to the Bay Area: The Biz Case for Diversity

STP Editor
Smitashree Menon has more than two decades of core HR experience, across global and country leadership roles for different MNCs.(…)
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Why Feminism…and what about Feminism Lite?

STP Editor
Two books that I teach in courses on gender and feminist theory – and that have influenced me personally –(…)
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STP OPINION: Leave the rhetoric, make Donald Trump work for you by Kanika Singh

STP Team
There is polarization among the people, not just in the US, but the world over. It’s part of a rebalancing that’s happening for the past 3-4 years. The situation is not doomsday like as some people would like to believe. In many ways the rejection is of the liberal politics which has not helped this cause, not the liberal values itself.
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Breaking it Down: Why Outrage About the News isn’t Enough

amritat
Winter has come. If you follow mainly the mainstream media (as most of us do, in this space of Urban(…)
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Corporate India makes Women pay motherhood penalty

Ruchi
My experience with mentoring young women suggests that women pay the motherhood penalty. Do you agree? The motherhood penalty can even(…)
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Twitter reactions to Nandini Sundar, others being booked for murder

STP Team
Delhi University professor Nandini Sundar and 10 others have been booked for the murder of a tribal villager in the(…)
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StartUp Life: Madness, not method is the power of an entrepreneur

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By Shaili Chopra It’s not magic but madness that’s behind the success of the country’s best leaders. Yes, they are bordering(…)
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Cancer Deaths In Women To Rise 60% By 2030: Study

Tara Khandelwal
A new report from the American Cancer Society finds that the number of women dying from cancer  in 2030 is(…)
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Stories Of Inspiration: How Jyothi Priya Rose Against All Odds

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Here’s the story of Jyothi Priya who grew up in a humble household and went on to do her engineering(…)
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Go Goals, Let’s End 2016 on a Winning Note

Monica Jasuja
With the start of the Hindu New Year which has been celebrated as Diwali, it’s time to reflect and introspect(…)
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What kind of city do we want?

ElsaMarie DSilva
Our living spaces should be participatory and foster a sense of community engagement.
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Unusual Careers: Tips from a Professional Emcee

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By Aishwarya Singh The thrill of being on stage steering a ceremony and swaying the audience to one’s direction can(…)
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Startup Life: Nothing like dumb questions, they are the most important!

SukanyaSh
Asking questions and finding solutions is what entrepreneurs do
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Life Hacks: 7 Gadgets to Keep Chaos At Bay

SukanyaSh
Aren’t we all dependent on technology or life hacks to go through our days smoothly? With our lives a running(…)
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Light Up Lives, This Festive Season

amritat
There’s something about the festive season that’s warm and welcoming; it’s all about family time and bonding, “gifting” (which I(…)
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Like Millions of Indians, Want A Country Without Intolerance: Ratan Tata

Kiran Manral
I have always held Ratan Tata in very high esteem. He is a man who measures his words, uses them(…)
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More Financial Inclusion in India, Research Shows

SukanyaSh
The InterMedia’s Financial Inclusion Insights (FII) research programme has revealed exciting statistics showing the involvement of Indian adults in finance.(…)
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Life Lessons When You’re Starting Afresh

DrSaloniSingh
Be aware of your emotions and learn to manage them the best.
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Single Women Travellers? Keep Moving…

Raksha Kumar
The receptionist will mansplain basic instructions — breakfast 7 am onwards, it is a no smoking room, TV has two remotes
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Gender Diversity in Organizations: What’s The Reality?

Ruchi
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and comedy for those who think – Charlie Chaplin I can’t help(…)
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Pooja Nagpal is teaching women of India to defend themselves

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This 18-year-old is not one of those who sits back, complains about society and leaves it for the authorities to(…)
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Chase away the blues with solo travel therapy

Tanushree Podder
First things first.  Why travel solo? Well, I can use a string of adjectives to describe the feeling that comes(…)
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Women are the Game Changers for Peace

ElsaMarie DSilva
Women usually opt for non-violent means and very rarely resort to violence
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Try this CLIPS mantra to ease your long commutes

Monica Jasuja
Is social media our saviour?
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Badminton player Ruthvika Shivani wins Russian Open Grand Prix 2016

Poorvi
Hyderabad-based Ruthvika Gadde Shivani on Sunday clinched the women’s singles title at the Russian Open Grand Prix 2016, defeating Russian player(…)
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Age is just a number for this Bollywood diva – Happy B’day, Rekha

SukanyaSh
  This timeless beauty turned 62 today, would you believe that? Rekha has always been a mystery figure to the(…)
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Perfume Designer Found Dead in Goa

Tara Khandelwal
Perfume designer Monika Ghurde (39) was found dead on October 6, in her apartment in Goa’s Sangolda district, where she lived alone. Police(…)
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Study links Contraceptive Pills to Depression

SukanyaSh
An extensive study in Denmark has indicated that contraceptive pills might have a link to depression. The studies show higher(…)
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Are models not real women? Who decides?

SukanyaSh
British Vogue has announced that it will use academics and businesswomen for their November issue, instead of models and celebrities
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Leadership tips to deal with the speed of change by Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
Be relevant and be disciplined about continuous learning. We need to keep abreast of changes as they occur.
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Understanding the Chetan Bhagat Phenomenon

SukanyaSh
In 2010, I was in the 11th grade, screaming at the top of my lungs because I saw a lizard(…)
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Taking on the Old Boy’s Club with the Sisterhood of the Workspace

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Hands up all you women at work who’ve come up against the Old Boy’s Club and have had your nose bashed
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Let’s Talk About Rape: Farhan Akhtar Pens Verse for Survivors

Tara Khandelwal
Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, the first male UN Women Ambassador for South Asia, and the force behind the MARD- Men Against(…)
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Every small step can be a gamechanger for achieving Sustainability

ElsaMarie DSilva
Look for ways to make your organisation sustainable. Secure the future.
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Growing Ecosystems – the future of networking

Vsaxena
Everyone on the planet has their moments of brilliance – when they come up with a new idea,.  Most of(…)
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Ruchita Dar’s candid account of being mompreneur and tags that come with it

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Perfection on every front is impossible and chasing it is likely to bring unhappiness.
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India reduces the gender gap in the boardroom

SukanyaSh
Every day there are new reports on gender discrimination, inequality and mistreatment of women. But at least one recent report(…)
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PINK and its message: Courtroom drama to ground realities

Niilesh A Raje
Can these outcomes be absolutely avoidable?
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Digital Dilemmas of the New Consumer Generation

Prachi Tyagi
Some even say Gen Z is the most entrepreneurial generation yet
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Importance of Financial Independence for Women

Rati Shetty
Your financial decisions will impact your long-term aspirations and quality of life.
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It’s OK to Build Castles in the air

Tara Khandelwal
The statistics are well known. We know that there are not enough women leaders at the top, whether in India(…)
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Why I wrote the book: Swati Chaturvedi on her fiction novel Daddy’s Girl

amrita tripathi
I had gotten bored of TV journalism after doing my own one to one show for five years.
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A film that takes a stand for the Indian woman: Pink

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When a woman says no, it means no, the strong message that Shoojit Sarkar’s Pink sends out is something everyone should understand
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Gender Equality: Planet 50:50 Inspire Anew

anupama kapoor
Planet 50:50 by 2030 is very slow process. We need to pause and question ourselves, why?
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Why I’m thanking Shoojit Sircar and my parents – Pink for me is a reality check

SukanyaSh
I’m typing this down with tears rolling down my face. No, seriously.
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Building peace into our lives by Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
Today more so than ever, we find the world to be turbulent and chaotic. The recent riots in Bengaluru over(…)
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Cracking Social Media with 4 Easy Hacks With Monica Jasuja

Monica Jasuja
Social Media is an imperative to our existence: We spend upwards of a few hours on it (Depending on your(…)
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Men need paternity leave too says Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
Women are traditionally seen as “home makers” who take time off from work to have children and raise them.
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No, India isn’t scary, stop telling people it is says Kate Clark

Kate Clark
A good chunk of them knew very little about the country. What they did know they learned from the incomprehensive narrative written by the American mainstream media, which usually touches on two topics: rape and yoga.

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Let’s not skirt the issue of sexual violence

ElsaMarie DSilva
Recently Mahesh Sharma, India’s Cultural Minister, advised foreign women to self-regulate their behavior in India “for their own safety”. He(…)
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Secure in my skin, but not my clothes?

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By now, most of us are aware of this French city Nice and the infamous incident of armed French policemen asking a woman to remove her burkini on a beach there
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All Your Strength: Celebrate & introspect at the same time

Monica Jasuja
How is it that we are ok with being average and not reaching our full potential in our work lives?
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Sceptical Maneka Gandhi against paternity leave for Indian men

STP Editor
The Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development is highly sceptical of the concept of paternity leave for men
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Grace under Fire: Female athletes at the Olympics by Elsamarie DSilva

ElsaMarie DSilva
This month the biggest sporting event we have — The Olympics — entertained the entire world and women comprised 45%(…)
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Changing my surname to Mohan after marriage doesn’t make me less of a Sahgal

ShairaMohan
Changing one’s family name after marriage is a choice every woman has. A male-bashing, oppression-beating Feminazi has no say in anyone’s decisions but her own
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Navroz Mubarak! Meet 6 Parsi women you really ought to know

Kushal Gulab
Today is Navroz, the Parsi New Year, which is celebrated by Zoroastrians all over the world. Parsis form a very(…)
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Sehwag asks government to honour Dipa Karmakar, Lalita Babar, and why not?

Ria Das
Indian cricket legend Virender Sehwag has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name a special train and plane after gymnast(…)
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A walk for a Safe City

ElsaMarie DSilva
Safecity and Womenability joined hands to organise a safety walk in Mumbai on 5th August in an attempt to make spaces safer
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Win-Win: Financial inclusion of Women Could Boost the GDP

asthak
While improved financial services for all are being pushed by the government, schemes and programs are not specifically tailored to the needs of female customers.
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Celebrating Women Of India on Independence Day

STP Team
A rendition of Sa Re Jahan Se Achaa that will lift your spirits.
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Swachh Bharat TVC: Only Laxmiji can stop India from littering?

SukanyaSh
We all learn that Cleanlines is next to Godliness, but is invoking the Gods the best way to convince people to keep India clean?
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Want to create change? Do it via a story

Shalini Sharrma
The moment we hear or read,” Once upon a time…” our attention sharpens, because we know it’s a story being told.
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Happy (Un) Friendship Day

Monica Jasuja
Inundated by messages and targeted content messaging reminding me its Friendship Day on August 7th is not a great way(…)
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Why failure is your best friend by Ruchi Chopra

Ruchi Chopra
If you embrace it, understand it, and allow it to motivate you, you will find that failure makes you a better entrepreneur.
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5 Reasons why Hillary Clinton’s nomination is a big deal

ElsaMarie DSilva
Whilst we in India have had a woman head of state, in the U.S. it still is a glass ceiling that has not yet been broken.
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The camera gave me a reason to know India better: Sakshi Aggarwal Verma

Sakshi Aggarwal Verma
How Sakshi Aggarwal Verma rediscovered her love for India from behind the lens
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What’s gender got to do with talent?

ShairaMohan
In such a fast-changing scenario, never has it been more important to prioritize talent over gender
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So you think you can do it alone? The role of teams and hiring your dream team.

Mansi Zaveri
This is a question that bothers women more than men. Women as we know it are control freaks and power(…)
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Rishi Kapoor puts out misogynistic tweet on Hillary Clinton, gets slammed on social media

Neha Seth
He was highly criticized for his misogynist tweet about the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
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GROW with Vandana: Growth and revitalisation of women

Vsaxena
Dealing with that world around us that is crazy, disruptive and volatile.
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War of words: Barkha Dutt takes on Arnab Gosmami in FB post

Neha Seth
Barkha Dutt took on Arnab Goswami in a facebook post, reacting strongly to his calling section of journalists “pseudo-secular and pro-Pakistan”
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How Sports Can Empower Women

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Girls and women face a disproportionate number of life challenges, which reduce their ability to know their full potential. Despite(…)
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Can Women Politicians be Change Agents for Women?

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Something interesting has happened over the last few weeks, quietly and almost without much focus has heralded an exciting possibility(…)
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Shahrukh Khan pens a poem about strong girls and empowerment

Poorvi
While so many actors are talking about women and empowerment these days, Shahrukh is the first one to actually write a poem about it.
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When SRK turned poet at the Unveiling Of She Walks, She Leads

SukanyaSh
She Walks, She Leads is a collection of stories of 24 women who have worked their way up to success(…)
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Feminism is “cute”: My take on misconceptions on the subject in India

the.nikvice
As I heard more opinions from self-proclaimed feminists, mostly women, my confusion only heightened
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Equating Safety with Clothing: The wrong and right of things

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My clothes are a medium of self-expression, it is not a green or red signal for anyone to approach me.
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My Start-up My Story – Sanam Thadaney on becoming a design-o-holic!

Sanam Thadaney
Hey! I’m Sanam Thadaney, a graphic designer by profession, and the best thing about it is that it makes me(…)
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Six Things That Make You A Solid Entrepreneur by Elsamarie DSilva

STP Team
Recounts her experience from meeting 700 entrepreneurs at GES 2016 in San Francisco
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Communication: The Nucleus Of a Successful Career

sumankher
Picture these different scenes. A new team leader walks into the meeting room to inspire his team. An entrepreneur is(…)
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The stormy term of Smriti Irani as HRD minister

Neha Seth
From the lead of ‘Kyunki Saas bhi Kabhi thi’ to a cabinet minister, Smriti Irani’s life as an actress and politician has been fraught with controversy.
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How To Create a Transition Ritual from Work to Home

Monica Jasuja
Push the right buttons, change your attitude, create time for yourself and transform things
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The Week After: A Working (Desi) Mother Comes to Terms with Brexit

Prerna
There’s nothing like uncertainty to force you to live in the present.

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Why has women’s participation in the workforce been falling?

Sakshi
Women’s participation in the workforce is at an all-time low, as per a recent ASSOCHAM report. As a matter of(…)
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Kriti the film is testimony that digital is a hotbed of great talent, loved Radhika Apte!

Poorvi
This baffles you in the most subtle ways, I came back impressed
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Watch what you post on WhatsApp says Judge in another case of victim blaming

Poorvi
Other women also told us how it affects their freedom when such comments start flashing on the TV channels
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Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur signs a deal with Sydney Thunder in WBBL

Poorvi
Harmanpreet becomes the first Indian female cricketer to sign a twenty20 contract with the international Sydney Thunder in Women’s Big(…)
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How we used WhatsApp to combat domestic patriarchy

Sakshi
Believe it or not, Wastapp can be a tool to bring about a change in mind-sets
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How to Keep Calm and Jet-Set-Go?

Monica Jasuja
Tips for Safe, Secure and Enjoyable Business Travel
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Move Over GoT: Enter Discworld

Mohd Salman
If you were hooked on to Game of Thrones, another fantasy book series Discworld could do the same.
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8,000 crore rupees for the Ujjawala Scheme for Women

asthak
It is not only a politically sound welfare scheme; it also deals with a key, and oft-ignored health hazard in the country
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The Value of Failure on the Path to Success

unnatisethi
It’s one of my biggest regrets. I wasted 3 years of my life being miserable at a job I will never do again
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A full house, a fierce and fearless conversation headlined Feminist Rani

STP Team
By Meghna Pant A full house, a fierce and fearless conversation. The June edition of Feminist Rani focussed on the(…)
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Go easy on rapists, lest they get traumatised; and let the survivors be damned!

STP Team
We tell survivors to ‘fight back, but remember to stay alive’. We admonish them if they vent their feelings
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Empowering the female gender economically By Sabin Muzaffar

STP Team
Women economic empowerment is the buzzword of the 21st century, fuelled by the realisation that sustainable development is impossible without the(…)
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5 Things You Can Do To Prepare For A Public Speaking Engagement

Monica Jasuja
Where are the women?
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What if Sita did sleep with Ravana?

suchitab
So I gathered the women I knew and whom they knew. I asked these women if they would like to talk.
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Comic Books and Reality: The Craft of Graphic Non-Fiction

amritat
1. What led you to come up with this idea for an anthology of graphic non-fiction?  First Hand came as an(…)
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The miracle menstrual cup and me by Poorvi Gupta

Poorvi
Behold everyone! A lot of taboos are going to be broken about and myths going to be shattered in my(…)
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Gearing up: First Co-operative societies for women in every district of K’taka

Ria Das
Recognizing the importance of financial independence for women, Karnataka has launched cooperative societies especially for women called ‘Sthree Shakti Women’s(…)
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Feminism: Are we getting lost in translation?

subuhis
There has been a lot of negative press directed at feminism. Feminists have been accused of being women wanting to(…)
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Entrepreneurs listen up! 5 secrets to keeping your creativity alive

Jha Urvashi
“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old” -Peter F. Drucker Innovation and Creativity is the new(…)
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Being a Digital EntrepreHER

manimala.hazarika
Women have always been fast learners and multi-taskers with huge potential and capabilities, but they have been forever subjected to(…)
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She Teens: Summer solutions for putting yourself at work or leisure

Aayushi kapoor
A break from studies, a break from getting up early and getting ready for school, break form test fears and(…)
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Kiran Bedi’s 4 Ms: Factors That Impact A Woman’s Career Trajectory

Monica Jasuja
At a recent summit I had the opportunity to listen to a mentally stimulating and deeply engaging talk by Dr(…)
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Self-Guilt Drives Me To Success Says Founder of Jaipur Women Blog

Anastassiya Savchenko
My guilt can lead me to success, if I love myself more than success.
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Respect women in advertising dammit: Love Vir Das’ new commercial

Poorvi
A new deodorant commercial featuring Vir Das takes a sarcastic look at the objectifying of women in commercials, and urges respect for women
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How we juggle our lives around careers and caregiving

Annapoorna K
It’s wonderful being a woman. There’s a lot that we women do and that we must take great pride in,(…)
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Using social to get to a position of Strength: Jincy’s story

Jincy
Today, the world is seeing a shift towards female entrepreneurship. It’s interesting to note some statistics – In a recent(…)
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Entrepreneurial Mindset For Women At Work

aparnavedapuri
At a recent event that we organized, a speaker discussed the importance of women taking credit for their own work.(…)
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Women need the internet and the internet needs women

Shakthi
Who was your first teacher? First friend? First Supporter? First Career Coach? For me, this was all my grandmother. My(…)
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Jadavpur women have no shame so can’t be molested: seriously ABVP?

Poorvi
“Only girls who have shame can be molested,” claimed the leader of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Suman Datta. Seriously? Datta(…)
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They won’t give me the football…

morepowertous
Do we want our boys to grow up believing that it’s right to keep the ball to themselves?
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Moms mean business at work, mothers at home by Seema Dholi

Seema Dholi
Moms mean business at work, mothers at home by Seema Dholi
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Moms Mean Business: A Mother’s Ode to The Smartphone

STP Team
A little device could become the agent for change. And with more women informed there will be a generation of better informed children
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Education begins at home, with the mom says Kaveri Kathuria Kalsi

Kaveri Kathuria Kalsi
Being a mother is the highest privilege for a woman. A privilege I got after battling infertility for eight years.(…)
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Pink is for girls and blue is for boys – Another stereotype for the bin

ShairaMohan
Quite literally since we were born, our minds have been conditioned to absorb the many differences and stereotypes inherent in(…)
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Sri Sri Ravishankar thinks Malala didn’t deserve Nobel – 5 bizarre things to know

Sakshi
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has done it again. This time, the spiritual guru has taken social media by storm for(…)
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Status check: Are Chinese women better off than Indian?

Sakshi
A comparison between status of Chinese women and Indian women shows that China too has some work to do in terms of women’s rights..
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This Ola Advert: Hyper sexism or a reality called life?

Sakshi
Earlier in the day cab company Ola released an ad announcing their new cab prices, which were unbelievably low. But the ad smacked of some serious sexism.
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Bitten by the business bug? Here is a Five point leadership thumb-rule for every entrepreneur

Poorvi
Even as India is riding high on the start-up wave, we bring you some handy tips and rules you must follow if the entrepreneurship bug has bitten you.
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How to handle cyber sexism? Stand up to it!

Sakshi
As is the case with any sphere,the internet also is a ground for sexism and harassment of women. But a few women stand up to it, expressing their honest opinion
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On her 90th birthday: Some trivia about Queen Elizabeth II

Ria Das
Queen Elizabeth turns 90 today and we bring you some trivia about her
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Post-Modern Relationships: Hit or Miss?

Sakshi
What do love, relationships, monogamy and marriage mean in the present context? Has freedom to define these as per individual convenience made it simpler or more complicated?
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The power of persuasion: 10 handy tips

Surabhi Dewra
Entrepreneur Surabhi Dewra believes that persuasion is a great skill to have for women in the workplace, and gives us tips on how to improve it.
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Mirror Mirror -Am I not good enough asks Nancy Katyal

Hemant Chandiramani
An image consultant reflects on why women in India are in dire need of confidence
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Empower women for a healthy society

Roshni Baronia
It’s a fact that when women are provided empowering tools like education and participating in the workforce, society benefits.
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A sardonic reflection on the proverbial glass ceiling: Watch this

Sakshi
A humorous video reflects on the glass ceiling by means of play in a board game.
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Power of perception and ‘colour’ of my novel by Anjali Kirpalani

AnjaliK
Her male friends said they wouldn’t pick her novel because the cover was pink. Her travails of selecting book cover colours
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Mary Kom is now World Championship ambassador

Ria Das
Indian boxer Mary Kom has scored another honour as she has been named as one of the eight ambassadors for the upcoming World Championships by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
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I am not a feminist: Mamata Banerjee

Sakshi
In a freewheeling facebook chat with prospective voters, Mamata Banerjee addressed key election issues in West Bengal, and yes even the issue of feminism.
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When Fitness meets Food: Protima Tiwary

radhikas
Food blogger Protima Tiwary talks about her love for food, the importance of staying fit and her love for writing.
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And it’s a win: Indian sportswomen are Kho-Kho Asian champions!

Sakshi
The women’s kho-kho team has done the nation proud by winning the Asian Championship this Sunday.
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Why I think it is more difficult for men to startup: Priyanka Purkayastha

Priyanka Purkayastha
Marketing professional and blogger Priyanka Purkayastha shares her insights on why she believes men today have a tougher time venturing into the start-up business as compared to women.
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Kickboxing your way into shape

Pree
Kickboxing is a great way to lose weight, de-stress, and improve your fitness levels while building stamina. Feel inspired!
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The bias surrounding women on top

ShairaMohan
Even as more and more women reach top positions, whether in companies or in the political or social space, they struggle with bias, the home v/s career battle and the perceptions of male colleagues.
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Social evil: Stalking is a ‘menace’

Poorvi
“When I was in college, a guy wanted to talk to me. When I showed my disinterest, he traced my(…)
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It’s official: Helen Clark is in the running for UN Secretary General

Sakshi
UNDP head Helen Clark was finally announced as a running contender for the United Nations Secretary General, ending months of speculation.
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A tech park for women entrepreneurs in Karnataka

Ria Das
The Karnataka government aims to set up a 300 acre technology park exclusively for women entrepreneurs in Karnataka by November 2016
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Mind your sexist jokes! Even if it’s April Fools Day

Sakshi
Virgin America’s April Fools Day prank gets mixed reviews
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Sexist Ads: What were you even thinking, Nando’s?

Poorvi
Nando’s new advertisements have taken social media by storm. All for good reason. The fast food grill chain’s new ads(…)
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How digital has empowered me by Poorvi Gupta

Poorvi
For a girl working at producing content for the internet, it is necessary for me to constantly be hooked on(…)
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Curse Words: Misogyny or not?

Sakshi
They’re misogynistic and incestuous, but nobody really takes offence to them.
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Let’s Pin the Creeps with some fearless tech innovations

Keren Nazareth
This post is about how women can be better prepared to take on hostile elements with the help of technology
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Beatboxing for feminism: Emma Watson creates an online stir

Sakshi
UN Women Goodwill ambassador beatboxes as part of the #HeforShe week, a UN initiative which calls for men to support gender equality.
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The term ‘Manterrupting’ and the feminist debate

Sakshi
Feminists are the modern day feminazis and misandrists. The term ‘manterruption’ is being viewed in negative light. Find out if its real
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Are we stereotyping gender roles with toys?

Ramya
On a recent visit to the market, my little girl, insisted on buying a “pink” Kinder Joy – an egg(…)
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Implications of Maneka Gandhi’s dismissal of marital rape

Sakshi
So Maneka Gandhi is trending again. The last she was in news was for her suggestion of making pre-natal sex(…)
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Dear Men, Share That Load? By Aparna Jain

STP Team
How men can build the change for women at work in India
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3 Strategies To Proactively Steer Your Career Forward

STP Editor
I’ve been interacting with various eminent women leaders in my corporate career who have chosen to share their journey
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She. Stronger. Healthier. Everyday.

yogawithv
Don’t we often preach this and get preached? But, how many of us actually experience the power of this statement?(…)
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Key reasons why failure is key to success

vijay Rathee
As someone said failure is the blacksmith’s hammer that tempers the sword of success
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How Working-From-Home Works Out: By Neha Bagaria

Varun Vazir
It is often found that women’s careers are fundamentally different from men’s in that they are non-linear and often circuitous.(…)
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Dress for success

The Luxury Label
Amidst early morning chaotic hours, when you are in between mails, calls, making breakfast, packing lunch, hustling a child out(…)
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NASA’s next space venture to have 50% women in the team

Poorvi
This is a giant leap for humanity. There is complete gender parity in National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) current(…)
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Fashion Icon, Iris Apfel becomes the face of wearable safety gear

Poorvi
94-year-old fashionista Iris Apfel is out with her own range of stylish wearable technology at the International Consumer Electronics Show(…)
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Why working from home can be a trigger for empowerment in India

pratibha
India has seen an astronomical growth in the field of education in the last two decades and this means crores(…)
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A woman’s encounter with patriarchy at every step of Indian society

Sakshi
Not just from men but from women too. So much that they are unable to stand someone who stands up for her own.
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Varun Vazir

STP Team
His real love is acting and he does a brilliant job of it on stage. When not playing the star,(…)
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My story of battling weight gain, infertility and how I came out of it

Khyati Rupani
Leadership isn’t a factor of being in a job alone. It’s about how you deal with situations. This is my(…)
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Obeying the letter of the law, ignoring the spirit of it: Trisha Shetty on Nirbhaya case

STP Team
Trisha B Shetty and Nishiki of SheSaysIndia talk about the challenges of the law, the juvenile issue in heinous rape(…)
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Sexual harassment & violence: When systems let us down

Elsa Dsilva
The most ridiculous thing I have heard recently is that a Saudi millionaire claimed that he accidentally fell and penetrated(…)
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The big, the small and the holy: Women elected in Saudi Arabia

Sakshi
It’s an important time in the history of womanhood in Saudi Arabia. On December 12, 2015, Saudi women voted for(…)
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A patriachal twist in the tale: The Jiah Khan murder story

Sakshi
Sooraj Pancholi was 23 when Jiah Khan committed suicide. After Jiah’s mother Rabia Khan made a plea against the foul(…)
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Park Street rapists get convicted, we remember Suzette Jordan

Sakshi
Suzette Jordan’s name will remain cast in our memories as the woman who died after she was raped in Kolkata(…)
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How Angry Indian Goddesses is cracking the shell on gender challenges

Sakshi
While this movie ain’t no crash-course for men in feminism, it will give them some insight on what happens in their ladies’ lives when they are not around.
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Menstrual taboos in India: Why shake or break them?

Sakshi
Women’s menstruation is perceived differently in different parts of the world. In 19th century France, women were barred from wine(…)
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Bombay city is the NYC of India: Sakshi Singh Sirari

Sakshi
I can step out of my house for a de-stressing walk at the oddest hour and still feel unthreatened
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Is the glass ceiling a factor of women’s aspirations?

Monica Jasuja
Being a returning NRI into the corporate world in modern, changing, growing India, I expected fewer barriers for women to(…)
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Rape Culture In India: Inferences of Justic Leila Seth & Leslee Udwin

Sakshi
The Nirbhaya case put India’s rape problem on the global map but hasn’t quite brought much change to the situation(…)
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My journey from being housewife to an astroarchitect!

Neeta Sinha
My journey is not one which began with a dream or a goal. Neither it has any struck of luck kind of moments…
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What I gathered from Malala and Emma Watson’s talk on feminism

Sakshi
Primary and secondary education for women has been a questionable area, especially in Asia and most of the developing world.(…)
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Women save the community in Thar Desert from poverty

Poorvi
India is a country with various distinct places. Some are too cold while others too hot and yet others with(…)
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How e-commerce is changing our lives

rohittiwari
The explosion in the use of the Internet has paved the way for several path-breaking innovations.
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Entrepreneurship – a chance or choice?

shaifali
Back in the summer of 2011, a young girl called Shaifali Agarwal had a rite of passage. She was making(…)
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Understanding feminism- do cultural labels disrupt society?

emeara
Ekta Kamble Feminism has been such an over exploited word these days that people completely forget what it actually stands(…)
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Strong believer of digital transformation of women: Falguni Vasavada

STP Team
A question asked on women empowerment at the Facebook discussion set me thinking as to how can Digital India impact public in general and women in particular?
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Are Indian Female Bankers Better Off Than Their Americans Counterparts?

Meghna Pant
A testosterone driven financial industry forces women to be rambo?
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Rebekah Brooks of News Corp makes a comeback to head News UK

Poorvi
Rebekah Brooks is returning as the CEO of News UK after taking a sabbatical of more than a year. The reason behind her quitting the job is attributed to a shocking hacking scandal involved News of the World. However, her name has been cleared off from the case.
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20 things women should do in their 20’s….

nischala
From staying fit to cherishing moments, here’s a brilliant list from someone who knows what it is to miss out or hang on to the life in her twenties
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Can the porn ban put an end to sexual violence against women?

Bhavna Agarwal
Does porn really encourages incidences of sexual abuse against women?
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HT Calls Women Maal, So Should we call it Junk Food Wrapping Paper?

Binjal Shah
As a feminist, I count on the media to be responsible opinion leaders, be just, be objective and often propagate(…)
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Five Leadership Lessons to Learn From Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Poorvi
From setting up Biocon to making it a global brand she had faced challenges and got accolades for her efforts.
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Santhi Soundarajan: India’s Caitlyn Jenner Minus the Open-Armed Welcome

Binjal Shah
By Binjal Shah When Gay marriage rights were sanctioned in America, the rainbows managed to pierce the skies of India(…)
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The Story of a journey; from Motherhood to Mompreneurship

Momz Bizz
  A tiny lill story to tell, a peak at who we are. Two things you can easily guess from(…)
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From a ‘Guilty-Mom CEO’ to Powerful Businesswoman: Anisha Singh of Mydala

Binjal Shah
How she prevailed at the most important moments of her career, motherhood and ambition.
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Empower Thy Women

nimi vashi
India is right now in a cusp between accepting the heights its women are growing to and encouraging them to(…)
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Quick 5 on Mirza-Hingis’ Crackling Performance At Aegon International

Binjal Shah
There’s been no looking back since our Indian-favorite Sania Mirza teamed up with the comeback-queen Martina Hingis, as they’ve painted(…)
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5 Reasons Why workout is the Miracle Drug for Women Entrepreneurs

Binjal Shah
Women entrepreneurs are those superheroes you see walking amongst us, saving the day for their companies, their employees, their clients(…)
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Usha Thakur: Invitation For Lunch

Meghna Pant
Dear Ushaji, Thank you so much for calling new generation mothers lazy because they feed their kids instant noodles and(…)
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10 on 10: America’s Decision to put women on $10 Bills

Binjal Shah
Obama announced in a landmark moment yesterday, that a woman’s portrait will make it to their highly used $10 bill.(…)
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Women want to be Leaders, but don’t think they can be one

Binjal Shah
An astounding report released by KPMG points out the massive gap between women’s aspirations for leadership
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Every Woman Is A Leader

STP Team
Why must a woman choose to be recognized for either her brains or her body, not both?   Women are(…)
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Himalayan Rockstars – Torchbearers of Change!

tarun04104
Since times immemorial, saints and sages have come to the holy lands of Himalayas to find inner peace. And some(…)
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5 Things about Veena George, Who Broke Malayali TV Glass Ceiling

Binjal Shah
Sixteen years,  three news channels and everyday trysts with biases later, Veena George has clambered through the glass ceiling in(…)
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Strike 3 for Uber?: Another Woman Mistreated by Driver

Binjal Shah
A Mumbai woman was allegedly stranded in the middle of the road, after a long verbal battle with her Uber(…)
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Every woman is a leader, are you?

WanderlustGirl_
Have you ever met someone who did something out of nowhere and inspired you to do something better in life?
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#100sareepact- Loved by the Royalty and celebrities alike: Chanderi Sarees

STP Team
By Shubhangini Arora The Indian history is full of tales and fables, some true and others being mythical. As far(…)
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I will not prove myself everyday!

manjulika5
Why is staying back late in offices considered so cool?
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Women in Leadership of GHAC in Adventure and Travel

Prasad Np
Why travel makes better leaders of women
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Women in Leadership – Do we actually have the Power yet?

HamiK
Women are no Liability – Do not be Gender Biased
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Every woman is a leader in herself

Ritika Ghuman
More and more women will take active participation once they are free mind from their kids’s side
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Women in Leadership – Elevate to Empower

hema121187
Women are better equipped to divide their attention among multiple activities or tasks
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Forbes List of Richest Self-Made Women has 17 Billionaires

Binjal Shah
Forbes released their 2015 list of the top 50 self-made richest women in America, and it includes 17 Billionaires who got to that stage all by themselves.
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EVERY WOMAN IS A LEADER – WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

nandinideka
Leadership does not mean only corporate success, but doing right, with full conviction, without fear
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The Gender (Un) Bias – It’s all about perspective!

Vandana Bhalla
I have not had one single mentor through my career but have been fortunate to learn from several of my bosses and super bosses.
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Dear Employers, your guide to fostering a women empowering work environment!

Rashi Atri
We, as women, are often put on a pedestal and judged unconditionally for our successes or failures in the work(…)
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Woman, the Force.

Namitha Kashyap
A woman has always been the force that she is, except she has been invisible
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Conquering the pinnacles of glory: We, the women!

Sonaal Pannu
From kitchen to the board-room,from mountain to the moon – women have conquered all spaces!
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Man crusading against gender inequality in India, chooses comic books as weapons

STP Team
An Indian man bought up in New Jersey, Ram Devineni launched an Indian female-superhero comic book, whose protagonist is a rape survivor.
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Real women, real leaders

justsangy
Women were considered too weak to do anything beyond household chores and raising kids but are things changing?
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Rise of the girl boss and women in leadership

daylepereira
I’ve read and seen so many women first hand build their lives, careers and businesses with nothing except themselves.
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Every Woman is A Leader: My mother

anushankarn
My mother, of course, tops the list. Her innate sense of leadership has drawn people to her over the years
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Women in leadership

vgangabharani
Many women at work don’t climb as fast as men in the corporate ladder and they blame it on the imbalance between their work and life.
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Every women is a leader, look beyond the sex of an individual.

rubysingh
Empowering Women, isn’t it something that we hear all the time. Newspapers, Media, Politicians they all talk about it on(…)
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Women in Leadership – EMPOWER, ENGAGE, ELEVATE

Deepika
There are women who still settle for less or give up in the middle of their career journey.
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Women Leadership: How to Make it Happen

vanitynoapology
Even though we have got 33% reservation in Parliament and other legislative bodies, women scarcely come out as being a leader.
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Every Woman Is A Leader

STP Team
It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy(…)
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Girl Power – Leadership and Beyond

junebiswas
We may live in a man’s world where we are known as the fairer or weaker sex but if you take a proper look around, one can clearly see that women are superstars in today’s age
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Women in Leadership- Let’s raise the bar together!

tanya
Let empowerment come from within and each other. You don’t need a catalyst for this
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Everyone has the right to be equal

makeupandfashionfreak
Women in India face enormous challenges for their participation in the economy,
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Every Woman is A Leader

STP Team
In India, Women are born to get married, have a family, raise kids, & do household chores . Yes this(…)
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Women In Leadership

makeupbyhina
Whether at home or at work, women are often the glue that keeps things together and that is why they represent great leadership.
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WOW-MAN: M-power to make a Difference in Leadership

Nihar Pradhan
Men are central to allow for women to surge in leadership
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Every ‘Gaddi’ Woman is a Leader | Stories from the Mountains

tarun04104
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” Charlotte Brontë, Jane(…)
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The Power of Every Woman – Leadership !

Shailja Vashisht
My shout out to those women who are still reluctant to step out and explore the unexplored
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Inspiring Women In Leadership

bhumika_t
How do inspiring stories elevate women of the future and help them raise the bar?
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Mumbai, Are We Safe?

Samreen Tungekar
Are we still safe? Instead of the usual ‘Mumbai never sleeps’ we should start saying ‘Sweet Dreams, Mumbai’?
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Why Women Who Travel Become Better Leaders #EveryWomanIsALeader

Meg Jerrard
Travel may actually put you ahead. Enhancing your understanding of yourself and the world around you, here are 5 reasons why women who travel become better leaders.
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How Can Organisations Foster an Environment of Empowering Women as Employees

Monica Bansal
Not only is the ratio of working women to working men is shockingly low, pay scales for the same job between men and women have been famously known to differ.
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Empower women, they have the potential.

Priyamvada sukumar
Women empowerment is trending and that reinforces their inherent leadership qualities and calibre
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EMPOWER: How organizations can foster an environment of empowering women as employees?

Abhilasha Joshi
Across geographies and demographics, it’s neither the product nor the process but the people who put forth organizations on the(…)
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Fat shaming: is a woman in-charge of her own body or society’s concept of it?

Meghna Pant
The world has things everywhere that make us feel ashamed of how we look. But why?
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If there is One Question you should start by Asking Women, it is This

Lakshmi Rebecca
If there is One Question you should start by Asking Women, it is This. And this question is the first step to more Women in Leadership in Indian businesses.
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DO WOMEN REALLY NEED TO THINK LIKE MEN?

Theonettie
Organisations which support women development should organise a world wide campaign which shows women n positions of power
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Every Woman Is A Leader

STP Team
It’s been eight years that I’ve been a part of the corporate world and I still remember my first interview(…)
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Women and the Taboo of Power

Travtasy
The massive entry of women into the labour market, the introduction of new technologies and the growth of the service sector have changed the face of the work.
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Women In Leadership

Shalini
It is not possible to respect the leadership unless one understands what qualities truly make a great leader.
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The Face of Women Leadership !

iswarya
Today women are becoming more and more noticed for their hard work, intelligence quotient and leadership traits.
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I Think #EveryWomanIsALeader – Don’t You?

Shivangi Reviews
Like many who grew up in a middle class household, independent, meticulous and ambitious women always surrounded me. I think(…)
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First Indian Woman Rides Her Dream to Sach Pass

Devil On Wheels™
She has extensively travelled right from the most adventurous parts of trans-Himalayan high altitude region to the beautiful plains and deserts of Rajasthan
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Empowering Women in the Workplace

Saru Singhal
We need Women Leaders who can bring positive changes and with this our society can grow in leaps and bounds
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Ladies, do yourself a favor: travel solo at least once

Adventurous Miriam
My first solo trip was to Indonesia It has never been a dream of mine to travel alone. I just didn’t think(…)
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Women in Leadership- Time to Break the Glass Ceiling

megha811
It is truly said “There is no tool of development more effective than the empowerment of women”. Gone are the(…)
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WOW-MAN: M-power to make a difference in Leadership

Nihar Pradhan
My profession has taken me to so many organizations and I won’t be doing justice to this topic unless I(…)
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Women in Leadership- The Indian Travel Industry

Mridula Dwivedi
Blogger Mridula Dwivedi on two outstanding women who stand out in the travel industry
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Women in Leadership: Without A Doubt #EveryWomanIsALeader

jaideepkhanduja
Blogger Jaideep Khanduja on the idea of women in leadership
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What the Indian media did to the Deepika Padukone video – Read NOW!

Binjal Shah
In this opinionated article, Binjal Shah has tried to collate all those strong views and give you more than one side to each argument.
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Does the Deepika Padukone video bust myths about feminism?

Binjal Shah
In society, the act of adultery is frowned upon from a moral standpoint, not a gendered one writes Binjal Shah in this powerful blog
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The First time I heard an idea for women security and felt optimistic about our chances

Binjal Shah
For the first time, I attended a women security seminar that wasn’t sinfully literal. Getting yourself enrolled for the next(…)
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The Bombay Dialogues

radhikas
First things first- I love being a woman. Past, present, future lives of me, I hope are all of the women kind
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Patty Arquette Can Win Another Award Just for That Speech

Binjal Shah
“To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s(…)
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Women march with flying colours across the world

STP Team
Featuring some of the most spectacular videos of women marching in military contingents across the world
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5 Pioneering Women in Indian Armed Forces

STP Team
A brief history of India’s top women in armed forces, their achievements and honours put together on India’s 66th Republic Day with information available online
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Make way for the funniest women on TV

Shubhangini
  Sadly, shows on the Indian television lack variety and are mostly interested in good-housewives or obedient and responsible working(…)
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Meet some of the funniest women in the world

STP Team
   Comedy has always been more of a man’s turf, with women just being objects of humour. Some women in(…)
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Wonderful website for women

Priyamvada sukumar
I found this as a useful platform to embolden the aspirations of women. The interviews are inspirational and it is(…)
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She the people – great platform for women

Rucha
As an entrepreneur in the field of IT ,I long to see a day when women in can walk about(…)
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Women Cracking the Code

namraza
There has been a large vacuum in the media regarding women and their role in leadership. ShethePeople is a breath(…)
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Power Women with Anna

STP Team
Power Women with Anna Vetticad. How are women leaders changing the conversations of their gender. What drives these leading women?(…)
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Cheers to women power !

diptigore
As a women in the technology industry, I am glad to see this fantastic platform for women in India. We(…)
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Future Is Female

STP Team
For the longest time we had wondered why a country of a billion people didn’t think Indian women in leadership(…)
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Excited to be at his forum

ruchimakkad2
I am delighted to see this new platform and excited to be a part of people who get the opportunity(…)
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Women CEOs forced to be Rambo at work?

Shaili Chopra
    In ten years of being a journalist, this is the one question that has puzzled me. With over(…)
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Do women leaders have to be pro-women?

STP Team
Can women bosses find a good balance?
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Leadership in DNA

Shivnath Thukral
History has rarely done justice to women, an excessive focus on battles & confrontation over geographies ensured only men and their accomplishments qualified as leadership stories.
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Mary Kom gives me hope

Shubhangini
As my father bought four tickets for the Mary Kom biopic by the same name, a couple of days back,(…)
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Follow Your Dreams

ruchichopra1
Woke up one morning asking my self… Why do I work so hard for someone else?
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testing

Maxel
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Taylor Swift is a Feminist? Really?

Shubhangini
If Taylor Swift is indeed a feminist why do her songs not reflect it?
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Women in Leadership

Shubhangini
Wage-gap, gender-based workplace policies, lack of flexibility, unsupportive childcare policies…the list is too long. Yet, in spite of all this(…)
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She The People

STP Team
The modern Indian woman has her own platform – SheThePeople.TV
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Do women make stronger leaders at the top?

STP Team
Are women leaders better equipped to deal with challenges, teams and talent at the top? What are your views?
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