“What kind of a mother are you,” screamed a lady, “who can’t even take care of a baby…sleeping all the time…kaamchor (lazy asshole)…keeping a babysitter, cook and maid…you can’t even handle household chores or a husband, not to even speak of mothering a baby.” “Look, I will pay for your Read More
Single woman exploring Mumbai for the first time! Mumbai is known for its stardom, for its local trains, Marine drive, Mumbai wala attitude and many more things. It is a city which never sleeps. It’s a city made of beautiful public spaces, yum food especially vada pav, expressive people, highly Read More
Mumbai city promotes women empowerment through its various facilities, be it safe public spaces, women coaches in local train or women’s health. When we talk about health in Mumbai, King Edward Memorial Hospital would be the first on the list. It is one of the oldest hospitals in Mumbai. KEM Read More
The Role of Stories and Safe Spaces in Our Work “The idea this week is not to lecture or teach, but to experience.” – Sondos Shabayek, Workshop Facilitator SAHR is a non-profit human rights organisation led by a global team of women with a mission to increase access to justice Read More
Last year, I found myself witnessing the largest pride celebration on this planet, the 46th annual New York City Pride March. An electric, colorful, almost Mardi Gras-esque celebration of love and life, that was attended by a record setting 32,000 marchers. And thousands upon thousands of supporters that lined up Read More
Mumbai held its Pride Walk on January 28, 2017. This is a photo story capturing the sentiments of the participants through the slogans carried by the marching crowd through the roads of Mumbai. Finally, the Queen’s take on LGBTQ rights!
“With the transformative power of music, we wish to imagine a future free of discrimination, oppression, ignorance and prejudice, to speak for the voiceless, the silenced, and those awakening to who they are, and to encourage compassion and activism.” – Aditya Khare, Rainbow Voices Mumbai Rainbow Voices Mumbai choir are Read More