Everyone looked at me as if I was filthy and would not come near me during any religious events. I started to believe it on my own while grimacing through debilitating cramps every month.
Can you imagine not having access to sanitary pads during that time of the month? How about being isolated and excluded from activities for being on your period?
We’ve gone from cleaning toilets and having survival jobs to starting businesses, foundations and producing award-winning films.
Facebook was the space for me to keep in touch with everyone back in India, and this was just not appropriate content for them to see. I didn’t want them to know what I had been through, and then talk to my parents about it, or bring it up between themselves.
As of Friday morning, an arrest has yet to be made in Zainab’s case. The hashtag #JusticeforZainab has garnered worldwide attention in a movement designed to stop these horrific acts from occurring.
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Leaving a job is kind of like leaving a relationship. The relationship part I'll leave for another article some other time. For this one, let's talk career.
Suhita Sengupta, the founder Evoke, was not always a jewelry designer. She actually started her career as an interior designer. Evoke is a globally inspired unique handcrafted statement jewelry for the free-spirited woman.
Mona Bangalore, a jewelry designer and the owner of Mi Amor Jewelry, takes great pride in her growing line of Indian-Western jewelry that goes well beyond the traditional expectations of kundan nestled in gold plates.
Lisa Ramadhar remembers the first time she met her mother, but little did she know that on that landmark day it would lead to a truth bubbling below the surface of domestic violence, immigration and how to pair her parents, the abuser and the abused, with herself.
Girls, the holiday season is almost upon us again, and with the New Year comes new pressure to make some life-changing resolutions. But why do we bother? Every single year we go...
My name is Kiran (the ray of light) Rai—which often also gets confused with the pronunciation as Ray. My father named me after my parents went to the gurudwara for the Naam Karan ceremony (Sikh ceremony of naming a child) and the letter 'Kakka' came up.
Rihanna's newest Fenty Beauty products are an assortment of cosmetics that introduce bright and bold colour — perfect for the festive season!
The posts are simple - a paragraph or two (or more) of text along with a picture, all provided by the interviewee, answering the same question - “what does it mean to be a woman?”
Getting married is one of the most important moments in a woman’s life—a day that most young girls dream about. What may come second to finding the right guy is finding the perfect bridal outfit.
Twenty-four women were gathered to speak in the span of six hours, and while I knew we wouldn’t get to hear the entirety of their stories, the small nuggets of wisdom some of these women left behind invigorated me to be resilient and proactive for women's rights.
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