Author Archives: Dr. Rajesh Tandon

Wish you were around today Martha!

Dear Martha It seems that your campaign of nearly two decades is finally catching on in India. Many actors and journalists in India are now sharing their stories of sexual harassment in #MeTooIndia! When you began to implement Vishakha Guidelines … Continue reading

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Love Everyday

February 14—now known as Valentine’s Day—is associated with expressions of love and affection. Why should expression of love and affection be fixed for just one day in the year? In today’s world, daily expression of affection and love is even … Continue reading

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Do not hide! छिपाए नहीं !

हफ्ते भर पहले अमेरिका की ओलम्पिक्स जिम्नेजियम ट्रेनिंग में तीस वर्षों से चल रहे यौन शोषण की खबर खुलासा हुई. लड़कियों की ट्रेनिंग में डॉक्टर उनसे यौन शोषण करता रहा. More than women 300 athletes training with American Gymnastic Association … Continue reading

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#मैंभी हूँ शामिल

TIME मैगज़ीन ने इस वर्ष की Person of Year #METOO अभियान को घोषित किया| पूरी दुनिया में #मैंभी अभियान एक viral की तरह तब फैला जब Hollywood की कुछ Actresses ने Harvey नाम के एक प्रडूसर के ख़िलाफ़ sexual उत्पीड़न … Continue reading

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She Spoke Out… I Can’t Keep Quiet!

In the past fortnight, there has been sudden thunder and lightning around cases of sexual harassment of women. The revelations about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuse of women actors over decades snowballed into a global movement of #MeToo — women speaking … Continue reading

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Self-governance and Peace

As I watch thousands of people on the Ramblas (the site of a brutal terrorist attack a month ago) in Barcelona and hear an entire city banging utensils in solidarity, I am reminded that 21 September is International Day of … Continue reading

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STEMming the rot: The sciences need engendering

Low enrolment rates in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) courses is a global phenomenon. Post-secondary enrolment ratios for female students in STEM are still less than 15% in the US, as per a study by Association of American Women … Continue reading

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Taking Risks, Making a Difference

On April 7 2017, at Nehru Memorial Hall in Teen Murti Bhawan in Delhi, winners of first Martha Farrell Awards for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment were felicitated for their courage and commitment. Launching the Award ceremony, Nandita Bhatt, a long-time … Continue reading

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Playing Holi Without Fear, This Year!

गाने.नाचने के बहाने छेड़ते हैं…जयपुर “ I was groped and molested while playing Holi”…Haryana शरीर के किसी भी हिस्से पर बिना पूछे रंग मलते हैं… झाँसी “We are scared to go out of our homes because boys will forcibly colour … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine!

Love is in the air, it is said about this period as we approach February 14 each year. For a full week, red roses, heart-shaped gifts and chocolates are being sold on every street and mall. We are expected to … Continue reading

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