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    Is travel truly life changing? On the 18th of July, Lufthansa in association with the National Geographic Traveler India, assembled an exclusive travel meetup to find an answer to this. Travelers masquerading as bloggers, photographers, writers, media-persons, and those in their respective jobs turned up to attend this “invite only” event in the lines of Lufthansa’s interesting new campa..
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    We are sitting in a cafe, beside the mighty Taj Mahal, with a cosy setting of walls filled with graphics. Our table’s location is right against the books and all around is graffiti adorning the cafe in shades of red, orange, green and black.   The 6-7 tables present in the cafe are occasionally filled up by foreigners and locals enjoying a cold beverage to escape the dry May heat. ..
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    By Avilasha Sarmah in Starting Up, Trending

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    Feminist thinker, scholar and social worker, Swarna Rajagopalan talks about the importance of conversation in addressing gender inequality. It is through stories that we can find the ‘missing women’ in the mainstream, she says. “Stories are extremely important because stories are who we are.   In her organization, the Prajyna Trust, they indulge in conversations over tea with the..
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    Kirthi Jayakumar calls herself a lawyer by education but in the professional space she has been a social volunteer, an entrepreneur and even self-coded an app! Her extraordinary story revolves around creating the Red Elephant Foundation, a global organization that advocates gender equity and civilian peace-building. Operating on a zero budget, without an office and only by volunteers, the Red Elep..
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    “The only way to convince someone of a different reality than theirs is to actually show them.” – Gayatri Jolly.   When one enters the airy workspace floor located at a bustling Okhla industrial lane, the first sight is that of sewing machines arranged in a line and ladies busy at work, cutting, making and adding new patterns to their daily. Colored fabrics, and measuring tapes ar..
  • To Be a Muslim Woman in India | #TheIndianMuslimGirl for Feministaa

    By Vasundhara Dudeja in Celebrity Interviews, Trending

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    Indian Muslim Women, adorned with their flowy Burkhas, or veiled under the modern Hijabs or Abayyas, have always brought hidden within their identities the doubts of an oppressed patriarchal culture.  For the longest time, covering up has been an edifice of sacrifice, oppression, victimization and passive acceptance of being secondary.   The validity of Hijab/Burkha/Parda to identify w..
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    By Avilasha Sarmah in Starting Up, Trending

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    “There was never really a how, it was just a question of making a stand.”   Aparna Nagesh looks nothing like a professional dancer on the surface. She is a far cry from the conventional industry standards. But when she moves, even her crew fails to match her flexibility! Trained extensively in Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Latin & Street dance, Aparna found dance as a medium for s..

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