Sewantabai, a woman farmer and her husband, a daily wage laborer from Gondia district of Maharashtra, were struggling to make their ends meet. She started a goat farm on a small piece of agricultural land. But over the years, the … Continue reading Pashu Sakhis: A Unique Model for Women Empowerment
श्रद्धा थवाईत को २०१६ में उनकी कहानी संग्रह ‘हवा में फड़फड़ाती चिठ्ठी‘ के लिए भारतीय ज्ञानपीठ नवलेखन पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है। श्रद्धा एक नए समय की नयी आवाज़ है। उनकी कहानियाँ अक्सर नया ज्ञानोदय ,परिकथा सहित कुछ अन्य … Continue reading श्रद्धा थवाईत से एक मुलाकात
I remember I heard someone saying years ago that having children after marriage is a natural trajectory. I was too young to understand the meaning and repercussions of marriage and children. But somehow it got registered. Years later, I overheard … Continue reading Is it ok to not have a Child?
Dr. Alka Subramanian is the Executive Director at Power of Love since founding it in 2002. She is a strong advocate for empowering women and caregivers and including “love” in caring for the children. Alka evaluates and manages the partnerships … Continue reading Power of Love, Executive Director Dr. Alka Subramanian on microloans program and its impact on women in Zambia
Dr. Shilpa how did you start Foster Care Society? It all started in the year 2013 when I joined an organization in Udaipur named ‘Foster Care India’ a registered charitable trust which worked in the field of child protection. The … Continue reading Dr. Shilpa Mehta, President Foster Care Society, discusses Foster Care in India, laws and the challenges around it
Mental health illness is a severe public health problem, and gender barriers make this problem worse as women have to suffer silently. The stigma associated with it makes it all the more difficult for women to come out and seek … Continue reading Changing the Narrative of Mental Health: Skill Development Initiative of The Banyan
Meet Archa Maratt who makes beautiful handmade, vintage, and unique non-toxic gifts and products such as fabric rattle toys, fabric mobile, fabric Christmas ornaments, quilts and much more under her brand name ‘The Yellow Kettle.’ Bangalore based Archa, is a … Continue reading The Yellow Kettle-One stop shop for sunkissed handmade products