Author Archives: admin

My employers aren’t paying me much, but I’m grateful to have a job

My name is Durga Devi and I am a resident of Taimoor Nagar in Delhi. I’m originally from Madhubani in Bihar, and moved here over fifteen years ago. Over the last eight years, I’ve been working as a domestic worker. … Continue reading

Category: Lockdown Stories | Comments Off on My employers aren’t paying me much, but I’m grateful to have a job

“They”: The Less Equal

By Nida Zareen: “We eat first, they latter, often out of food portioned out for them; we live in the front , they in the back; we sit on the chairs and they on the floor; we drink from glasses … Continue reading

Category: COVID Updates | Comments Off on “They”: The Less Equal

Could ‘Leisure’ Fit Into Our Idea Of Women’s Empowerment?

By Stuti Kulkarni: With an influx of social media activism and the increase in socially charged infographics in digital spaces, the notion and tone that the words ‘solidarity’ and ’empowerment’ have taken up are relatively serious and solemn. What comes … Continue reading

Category: #FeminismInEverydayLife | Comments Off on Could ‘Leisure’ Fit Into Our Idea Of Women’s Empowerment?

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

Category: Martha Farrell Awards | Comments Off on On Days Like Holi, Can Offices Become Safe Spaces Free Of Harassment?

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

Category: #FeminismInEverydayLife | Comments Off on Home Away From Home: My Visits To Harijan Basti

Martha Farrell Foundation Turns 5! Here’s Looking Back At All Our Gender Champions

This is Chhutni Devi. 63 years old. A social worker from Birbans, a hamlet in a village named Gamharia. She fights everyday against the social evil of witch-hunting in Rural Bihar. Her journey began in 1991, when her own society … Continue reading

Category: Martha Farrell Awards | Comments Off on Martha Farrell Foundation Turns 5! Here’s Looking Back At All Our Gender Champions

मार्था फैरेल पुरस्कार: एक वार्षिक रिवाज़

लंबे इंतजार के बाद,चौथे मार्था फैरेल पुरस्कार के आयोजन होने की तैयारी चल रही है। ये पुरस्कार महिलाओं के सशक्तिकरण के लिए काम करने वाले व्यक्तियों और संस्थाओं को दिया जाता है। इस वार्षिक रिवाज़ की वज़ह को आपके साथ … Continue reading

Category: #FeminismInEverydayLife, Martha Farrell Awards | Comments Off on मार्था फैरेल पुरस्कार: एक वार्षिक रिवाज़

Campus sexual violence and harassment is endemic, and has a huge role to play in ultimately creating the workforce gender gap. Research shows that 20% of women at one time during their academic career experience sexual assault, and it is … Continue reading

Author: admin | Comments Off on Martha Farrell Memorial Fellowship: Resourcing research to build safe campuses

Our work during COVID pandemic: An e-newsletter

Category: COVID Updates, Pandemic Watch | Comments Off on Our work during COVID pandemic: An e-newsletter

Domestic Worker and community leader Sarita applies a gender lens to COVID-19

Name: Sarita Age: 35 Location: Gurgaon Originally from Bihar, domestic worker Sarita now lives in an informal settlement in Gurgaon, flanked on both sides by high-rises. “I have lost work at one of the houses there, because I refused to go … Continue reading

Category: Making Workplaces Safe, Pandemic Watch | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Domestic Worker and community leader Sarita applies a gender lens to COVID-19