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Gender, Urban Spaces and the right to Everyday Life

On 15th June, 2018, Rashee Mehra @hanuzdilidurast,an urban researcher with an interest in understanding the dynamics between gender and urban spaces, conducted a tweetchat on @Gender, Urban spaces and the right to everyday life’. The chat first began by asking the audience to share how their everyday lived experience of cities help them in understanding urban […]


Sexual Violence: A Global Pandemic/8th to 15th September 2018

 Sexual Violence: A Global Pandemic Written by Vritti Gulati Blogging Team Sexual violence is a global pandemic. One in three women experiences sexual or physical violence – most likely from their intimate partner, according to a report from the World Health Organization. There is an urgent need to increase sensitization regarding sexual violence and the […]


Sexual Harassment among Men: A Stark Reality

Anna Anandita is a 23 year old hailing from the temple city Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She is currently pursuing M.Tech in Chemical Engineering in National Institute of Technology, Srinagar. Apart from academics, she enjoys writing, painting, dancing and occasional singing. She is quite active on various social media platforms. She enjoys working with various social services […]


Day 1 of the Urban Thinkers Campus

PANEL DISCUSSION: How can cities be better designed for women and children? Moderator: Meghna Pant, Author Panelists: Nappinai NS, Advocate Supreme Court Shalaka Joshi, Gender Lead South Asia, IFC Harshad Bhatia, Senior Urban Planner & Architect Sia Nowrojee, Program Specialist, 3D Program UN Foundation The first panel discussion discussed the various issues that women and […]


5 Parenting Tips to Raise Gender-Equal Children

Pulkit Bhasin is currently in 11th grade. He thoroughly enjoys reading, writing, and playing cricket. He has volunteered at other organizations as well where he has taken up a plethora of roles from database management to teaching underprivileged children. He relishes the opportunity of public speaking and has participated in various debating competitions. He holds some experience […]


World Suicide Prevention Day

On 10th September 2018, we invited people and organisations to ‘Be a Buddy’ and had a tweetchat at the end of the day with organisations working on suicide prevention in Mumbai and Pune. Ishmeet Nagpal @IshmeetNagpal and Connecting NGO @connectingngo joined as buddies during the day sharing tips on how we can reach out to […]


Creating Awareness among Youth to prevent Sexual Harassment

Naina Jha conducted an awareness workshop about Sexual Harassment for 25 students of BBA in IIBM college, Patna on 2nd September, 2018. The workshop began with an ice breaker asking the students what made them feel safe and unsafe and the precautions they take to ensure their safety. Many responded that they felt safe during […]


06.09.2018 a victorious date in history for the LGBT Community in India

Khushali Jaiswal is an easy going, adventurous student of Miranda House. She has a predominantly loud and bubbly character with a vision to have a PepperSprayFreeIndia for women. She feels feminism is the way of life and with just a sound of feminine in it doesn’t make it a woman’s agenda. It is genuinely an idea […]


The Internet as a Public Space

On Friday, 31st August, Naina Jha @27nainajha conducted a tweetchat on the internet as a public space. The chat began by questioning whether the online space is a platform for positive communication and whether the internet can be a space for reporting errant behaviour, and specifically, sexual harassment, through social media platforms like Facebook and […]


5 Women in Science who are making Indians Proud

Whose name comes to your mind when asked about India’s achievements in the field of science? Probably CV Raman or APJ Abdul Kalam. And what if you were asked to name a woman in science? You would probably draw a blank. In the hallowed realms of science and research men still seem to dominate. But […]


How I did it

Rahila Khan

I am a single mother of one. I lost my husband just 5 years into my marriage. Life has been a struggle for me, but I have managed it and today I have no complaints. 

I was a young widow with a 3 year old son when my husband passed away due to a heart attack. My parents were my rock… Read more

Piya Sharma
Chartered Accountant

I am a CA by profession. As my training has taught me, investing is a big part of my financial strategy. I am slightly risk-averse and invest heavily in mutual funds, FDs and ULIPs. I stay away from the stock market. 

As the household expenses are taken care of by my husband, I use most… Read more

Rajesh Singh
Corporate Executive

Growing up I did not have much other than the bare necessities. Though my mom tried her best, she could not fulfil our wishes. I always knew I had to study and improve my life. Today, I own a bike, a car and my own humble house. This has only been possible because of my prudent wife.

We… Read more

Suraj Chandwani
Gas Station Owner

I like to work hard and live a good life. I want to give the best to my wife and son, as well as my parents who live with us. I own a gas station in the suburbs of Mumbai. I had taken a loan to set up my business. So a major chunk of my earnings goes in repaying the loan. I also have a car loan… Read more