Category Archives: Celebrate & Salute

Indian Womens Cricket Team

Women’s World Cup 2013 Begins With India-West Indies Clash

Cricket is the most popular sport in India. When M S Dhoni loses or wins a match, it makes a front page headline. Every missed or scored ton by Sachin…

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi – The Lady Who Knows No Fear

  Aung San Suu Kyi is an iconic world leader, an extraordinary living example of resilience and fearlessness. She was awarded Nobel Peace Prize for her non-violent struggle for democracy…

US Women in Military

US Military Lifts Ban on Women in Combat; Will India Follow?

Women in US have been long fighting in the battle zones however their involvement has been somewhat restricted. Defense secretary Leon Panetta has now decided to lift the ban on…

Prema Tops All India CA Exam

Prema, Daughter of an Auto-Rikshaw Driver, Tops All India CA Exam

“The day I start working, I will ensure that my father can rest at home. He has always toiled for my welfare.”  Those were the words of Prema Jayakumar when…

Sohaila Abdulali (Credit: manushi.org)

Rape Can Do Anything But Steal The Honor

In a society where every 22 minutes a woman is raped, and where survivors are made to live a life of isolation and dishonor, only a Sohaila Abdulali can teach…

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Why do women in India wear the red dot (bindi) on their foreheads

Bindi, the red dot adorning the forehead of women in India is many things in one. The little dot has traveled miles from old traditions to modern style – from…

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Wish Malala Well as she Goes Home

15 yr old Malala was shot in the head – for advocating education for girls in Pakistan. In October, 2012, severely injured Malala was first treated in Pakistan and then…

Celebrate Being a Girl

The world may be hostile to the idea of women’s dignity and her freedom to choose who she wants to be but waiting for the world to change for us…