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Hum Taiyar Hain (We Are Ready)

20, Kiran Path. A quiet residential area in the heart of Jaipur city. Outside – a sunny Saturday morning, someone selling oranges on the street, clattering of the ancient coal iron in the corner of the street …. Inside – … Continue reading

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अपनी सोच में बदलाव, महिलाओं की सुरक्षा अपने आप

राजस्थान राज्य विधिक सेवा प्राधिकरण, मार्था फैरेल फ़ाउंडेशन व पार्टिसिपेटरी रिसर्च इन एशिया, (PRIA) के सयुंक्त प्रयास से जनवरी 27, 2017 को, पुलिस पदाधिकारियों और वार्ड पार्षदों के लिये महिला हिंसा व लिंगभेद के विरूद्धएक कार्यशाला का आयोजन किया गया। … Continue reading

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Footprints, Steps Forward!

Youth-led Campaigns to Prevent Violence Against Women “We want the liquor shop to be moved away from our school”–Jaipur “A female staff should also be in the school bus”—Kalimpong “ Boys and girls in school should play sports together”—Banda Many … Continue reading

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Looking Good, Dressing Well Not OK?

When Britain’s Conservative Party elected Theresa May as its leader and next Prime Minister of UK following the Brexit Vote in end June, several media reports commented on her choice of fancy designer shoes. Such stories implied that wearing nice-looking … Continue reading

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When kids taught me to become a better trainer

“Play a sport…sport has taught me how to handle failure…handle success…kept me grounded…it changed my life. It was the athlete in me that gave me the strength to fight and never ever give up (to tackle depression).” These are powerful … Continue reading

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The walk to work is harder for some

Sonia and I are walking down the narrow by lanes of her village to reach the nearest junction for an auto. It’s a long walk which seems longer on this summer day.  There are no autos in sight. So we … Continue reading

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क्या महिलाओं के प्रति हो रही हिंसा केवल सामाजिक व्यवस्था की देन है?

अंतराष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस के अवसर पर 10 मार्च 2016 को मुझे राजकीय संग्रहालय, झांसी में आयोजित कार्यक्रम में भाग लेने का अवसर प्राप्त हुआ। कार्यक्रम का आयोजन मार्गश्री, मार्था फैरल फांउडेशन एवं प्रिया संस्था द्वारा किया गया था। कार्यक्रम के … Continue reading

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Eve-Teasing is 24/7 Harassment

Ask any girl about it, and she would tell you that she is ‘teased’ and harassed every day, everywhere. Oral, visual, physical and (now) digital teasing and harassment is taking place on the streets, in market places, in buses and … Continue reading

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My Experience with Kadam Badao Campaign, Jaipur

I first learned about PRIA’s Kadam Badao Campaign (KBC) and its activities in Jaipur, India as a PRIA intern from the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. My experiences with KBC allowed me to better understand the issue … Continue reading

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कदम बढाओ गीत (The KBC Song)

आया है हरियाणा में, कदम बढाओ अभियान हमारा ,अभियान हमारा ,है सबसे ये न्यारा, मेंरी बहन का ये, मेरे भाई का ये, मेरी भाभी का ये, मेरी माँ का भी ये, मेरे पिता का ये, हर ओरत का ये, हर … Continue reading

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