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A splash of color to break free

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Copyright: Murali Krishnan

It was an eye-opener to return to Vrindavan, a holy and dusty town in northern India steeped in the lore of Lord Krishna. For years, this town, christened the ‘city of widows’ has been the home of women from many parts of the country’s rural hinterland, particularly from West Bengal.

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19.03.2014 | 11:33

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Many voices, many stories

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A still from Sumathy Sivamohan’s “Ingrinthu” or Here and now about the minority Tamil tea plantation community in Sri Lanka

The setting and even the timing was appropriate as women film makers from a range of genres, fiction, non-fiction, animation and television features, gathered in the Indian capital New Delhi to showcase and share their works. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, many talented filmmakers from 15 countries were happy to be back.

Date

10.03.2014 | 23:30

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‘Real’ men understand women

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Women: walking on a tightrope

“It’s hard to be a woman. You must think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl, and work like a horse.”

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A few days back while browsing through my Facebook page, I got to read this lovely quote in a friend’s wall.

Date

08.03.2014 | 17:44

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My wish for Pakistan’s women

Pakistani rosie-DWSS-01When we look for achievements to rejoice, the lack of them leads us to our failures. But the realization of our failures is also extremely important to overcome hurdles and strengthen our resolve for a better future.

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08.03.2014 | 17:43

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#Women we follow

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Would you like some tips on improving your career skills? How about reading up on improving women’s participation in a democracy? Would you like to keep in touch with the latest women’s news from around the world? We surfed through Twitter and identified these really great accounts with some really nice tips on nearly everything that women like. Take a look!

Date

26.02.2014 | 14:40

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