Monthly Archives: March 2021

On Days Like Holi, Can Offices Become Safe Spaces Free Of Harassment?

There is a certain dread that bubbles up in the days leading up to Holi. At first, that may sound odd. What could go wrong on the ‘Festival of Colours’? But even a week or two before, you might start … Continue reading

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Holi Restrictions For COVID-19, But Not For Sexual Harassment?

As a child, participating in Holi celebrations was always a contentious issue in my house. My parents wouldn’t let me play. I didn’t understand then. Cut to my undergraduate studies, about nine years ago. I went to a friend’s house, … Continue reading

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Home Away From Home: My Visits To Harijan Basti

By Nida Zareen: “Are you sure about the physical field work? We are in the middle of a pandemic and you want to visit a slum in Gurgaon? You must be crazy. Keep the social work aside. Do something online … Continue reading

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COVID Concerns To Sexual Harassment: The Value Of Water For India’s Most Marginalised Women

March 22 is observed as World Water Day across the globe, as people reflect on the value of water in their lives, and prepare strategies for water to be accessible to one and all. The water crisis in India has … Continue reading

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आशाओं का उत्सव- महिला दिवस

मैंने कई सालों से ये ग़ौर किया है कि महिला दिवस को छोड़कर अन्य विशेष दिनों जैसे कि ‘यूथ डे’ या ‘मेन्स डे’ का थीम हमेशा कुछ ऐसा होता है जिसमें बेहतर समाज की कल्पना की जाती है- यूथ या … Continue reading

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अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस 2021: आशाओं का उत्सव, कामकाजी महिलाओं के संग!

मैंने कई सालों से ये ग़ौर किया है कि महिला दिवस को छोड़कर अन्य विशेष दिनों जैसे कि ‘यूथ डे’ या ‘मेन्स डे’ का थीम हमेशा कुछ ऐसा होता है जिसमें बेहतर समाज की कल्पना की जाती है- यूथ या … Continue reading

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What Is Our Social Purpose?

On the day that the Martha Farrell Foundation was invited to speak at the Royal Roads’ webinar, we had celebrations for our organisation – and our parent organisation PRIA – celebrating 39 years of empowering work. A lot of MFF’s … Continue reading

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