RUDAALI: FILM REVIEW

Originally posted on DishaT:
Rudaali (1993) is a masterpiece directed by Kalpana Lajmi. The movie is based on Mahasweta Devi’s short story of the same name. The film explores themes of gender, caste, and oppression through the story of Shanichari, a rudaali or professional mourner, in a rural village in Rajasthan. The film’s characters are…

SPEAKER SERIES: WOMEN AT LEADERSHIP – I

Here is a speech by Anne Hathaway delivered at the United Nations on International Women’s day advocating the need for gender-neutral paid parental leaves. Have a nice day! 💐

REMEMBERING SAVITRIBAI PHULE

Savitribai Phule was an Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra. Along with her husband, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule in Maharashtra, she played an important and vital role in improving women’s rights in India. She is considered to be the pioneer of India’s feminist movement. Savitribai and her husband founded one of the early modernContinue reading “REMEMBERING SAVITRIBAI PHULE”

OUR WIVES ARE NOT SLAVES

Originally posted on Leke Oludipe:
I have been guilty, so have you. For most of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, I have not had much reason to do house chores. Thanks to my mum and sister, with little help from my younger brother. Of course, I still have to do my laundry, lay my bed,…

WHY INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR GIRL CHILD?

Originally posted on Rachana Dhaka:
Today is the day for Girls. But please ask yourself, why it is getting celebrated? A few days ago there was Daughter’s Day, in January the National Girl child day for Indians is going to come. I don’t understand the point when we are so much aware that we need…