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IT’S MY PERIOD, NOT A DISEASE

Gul Bhatia, a class 10th student and Martha Farrell Foundation’s Summer Intern, reflects on her experience with menstruation after a session on the stigma around menstruation. # IAmMoreThanMyPeriod It’s a normal day in school till now but then you go … Continue reading

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#VoiceToLead, Making Workplaces Safe for Nurses

(International Nurses Day Special)  On International Nurses Day on May 12, we are given time to celebrate and reflect on the incredible contribution that nurses make to healthcare worldwide. This year’s theme promotes ‘Health as a Human Right’, ensuring no … Continue reading

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Connected by Dreams, Not Blood

When it comes to women, mainstream history has always projected them as mothers, sisters, daughters and wives. And if not that, they are projected as each other’s chief adversaries. Relationships of friendship, camaraderie and solidarity that may exist between them … Continue reading

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Antar-Goonj (The Inner Echo)

(Praatibh Mishra from our team expresses through a poem, the everyday struggle of a domestic worker in a metropolitan city. In times of rapid urbanization and stark class divides, domestic workers are often subjected to abuse, insults and surveillance. This … Continue reading

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Why is the Harassment of Women So Universal and Widespread?

In the past month I have travelled a lot – from India to South Africa, Colombia to Mexico. I found one thing in common: patriarchy is practiced in everyday life. At home, in schools, on streets, at work places. Sexual … Continue reading

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अन्तराष्ट्रीय घरेलू कामगार दिवस

16 जून, अन्तराष्ट्रीय घरेलू कामगार दिवस – दुनिया के बहुत से देशो में इस दिन को मनाया जाता है | ये दिन उन संगठनो के लिए एक प्रतीक के रूप में देखा जाता है जो की घरेलू कामगारो के हक़ … Continue reading

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Domestic workers still treated as slaves?

Charvee Puri, PRIA intern reflects after a field visit to Harijan Busti, Gurugram where Martha Farrell Foundation and PRIA have been working for the rights of domestic workers at their workplaces.  There are more than 4 million domestic workers in … Continue reading

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महावरी में शर्म कैसी!

”अब तुम बड़ी हो गई हो।” ”कितनी बार मना किया है कि अब बाहर मत खेलों, खास कर लड़कों के साथ।” ”कितनी बार कहा है कि बिना दुपटटे के बाहर मत जाया करो।” 10-12 साल की उम्र में जैसे बिन … 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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उम्मीदों की ओर बढ़ते कदम

ये कहानी गुडगाँव की लम्बी लम्बी इमारतों के बीच बसी एक बस्ती से है | मार्च महीने की सात तारीख को सरिता के घर में बड़ी हलचल थीए सब लोग ऊपर से लेकर नीचे तक भागादौड़ी में लगे थे| नीचे … Continue reading

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