Tag: Women Empowerment

Jharkhand – Women Reporters Bring Change

 
/ June 12, 2015

In a tiny village in India’s northeast Jharkhand province, some 250 people gathered in an open area for an unusual treat: a video. Unusual, because it wasn’t some Bollywood glitz completely alien to their reality; they were watching a homemade movie about their own community, starring some of the people...

We Couldn't Have Done It Without You: Our Keys Stats & Numbers as on 11th...

 
/ March 7, 2017

  100 Community Correspondents. 23 States. 81 districts. Around 800 Published Community Videos. Approximately 50 hours of never before heard grassroots Voices from Across the Country. Heard by over a million people online Seen by more than 300,000 people in live outdoor screenings in slums and villages 17,000 villagers and...

One Billion Rising: अब बहुत हो गया! में चुप नहीं बैठने वाली हूँ. (Enough is...

 
/ February 14, 2015

2014 was a watershed year for women, all across the world. The ideas about the repression of women evolved into a debate that engrossed more people than ever before.  From the kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls, to the misogynistic killings in Isla Vista; from the issue of sexism in video...

Different Beats: Being a Female Tabla Player

 
/ November 29, 2016

Mithu Tikadar is a Dalit and professional female tabla player who is breaking norms in a male-dominated field despite facing discrimination – even by her own family.

Dismantling Patriarchy at the Roots – One Video, One Conversation at One Time

 
/ November 29, 2016

The last time women came out in large numbers on the streets in India was to protest the Delhi bus rape of Jyoti Singh in December 2012. But what about the million small ways in which patriarchy and gender discrimination insinuate themselves into our daily lives? It makes us angry...

Extending Rights

 
/ December 10, 2014

Community Correspondent Rekha Bhangre brings an inspiring story from Madhya Pradesh. Durga, who was recently elected Village head has overcome many barriers in her way. While increasingly women tend to hold prominent posts in their village, the empowerment seems to be a token one as they still have to depend...

Gender Bias In Wages

 
/ April 27, 2011

Women farm workers in rural India labour hard, but are paid only half of what men are. This video captures the bias in Maharashtra state