Why do you need approval from someone else to live your life?

by Annapurna Sharma Have you ever noticed why you are looking for an approval or decision from someone else for things you want to do? When we are girls, we are not allowed to pursue our choices and have to seek approval from elders to do everything. Then, we are married and we are looking for approval … Continue reading Why do you need approval from someone else to live your life?

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II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…

By Vaishnavi Sai As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone It was my fault All my fault The day the motor cycle guy spanked me It was my fault I was walking on the FOOTPATH That time when the cab driver adjusted his rear view mirror It was … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…

II Poetry Contest: Thinking of a voice all through an insomniac night

by @pragyaspenchant Thinking of a voice all through an insomniac night, Or living a moment, which makes entire arena bright; Melody the soul sings, Or music to which heart clings; Expression of words extraordinaire, Or sentences that express a desire; Silent eyes, that tell stories, Or depth of heart that cherishes memories; Someone, whose name … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Thinking of a voice all through an insomniac night

via Dowry & Great Indian shadi market — Awesomengers

It is a terrible fact that girls are facing in India and other countries. In last week, Sheetal Wayal, A 21-year-old girl, committed suicide because her father, an indebted farmer couldn’t bear dowry expenses. This is second incident from that same village in which a girl had committed suicide over dowry. Mohini Bhise ended her … Continue reading via Dowry & Great Indian shadi market — Awesomengers

Women’s History Month: Photo Contest

Most of the countries around the globe celebrate Women's History Month in March. It is a unique month that also brings awareness to Women's Rights, Self- Harm, Gender Equality, and Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In appreciation of each action, We Are All The Same Project is promoting our First Photography Contest that will take place on … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Photo Contest

via Raising Awareness of Menstruation and Sustainability in India — Girls’ Globe

During a visit to Auroville, India a couple of days ago I was happy to have the opportunity to chat briefly with Eco Femme co-founder Kathy Walkling in between customers at their busy stall at the market. I had already heard about Eco Femme before I came to India and I was exited to meet … Continue reading via Raising Awareness of Menstruation and Sustainability in India — Girls’ Globe

via Encouraging Girls to Take on the World through Education Centres in India — Girls’ Globe

Offering girls basic education is one sure way of giving them much greater power – of enabling them to make genuine choices over the kinds of lives they wish to lead. This is not a luxury. The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination […] … Continue reading via Encouraging Girls to Take on the World through Education Centres in India — Girls’ Globe

Reblog: My Attempts at Facilitating Change in Rural India – Girl’s Globe

In my final year of medical school, as I was reading a chapter on Maternal and Child Health, I came across a table of mortality rates elaborating the health status of mothers and children of my country. They were dismal and though I could see that progress had been made, to my 20 year old … Continue reading Reblog: My Attempts at Facilitating Change in Rural India – Girl’s Globe

Reblog: Inspirational Woman Interview: Nidhi Sha

Nidhi Shah is the Founder of RevoLOOtion, a company that seeks to provide affordable, no-flush, composting toilets for urban families in India. Previously, she served as the Director of India Operations at Toilets for People, a social business that designs, manufactures and sells affordable, portable composting toilets to NGOs working to bring sanitation to communities … Continue reading Reblog: Inspirational Woman Interview: Nidhi Sha