Tag: Women Empowerment

Gender Bias In Wages

 
/ October 15, 2010

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

Prostitution Enforced By Tradition

 
/ September 30, 2010

Generations of women are forced into prostitution by their male relatives in the name of tradition in rural Uttar Pradesh, India

Transgender WomanInspires Community

 
/ September 17, 2010

Dalit Transgender woman in India’s Bangalore contests local election, motivates community to fight for it’s rights

Women MasterArt Of Farming

 
/ September 15, 2010

Women break into the mail domain of traditional farming, turn food growers in remote village of India’s Bihar state

Women CelebrateFreedom Fest

 
/ September 14, 2010

Rural women in India’s Maharashtra state get to play and dance – normally considered a taboo – on Nag Panchami.

Women GainPolitical Clout

 
/ September 7, 2010

Reservation of 50% seats in village councils has generated excitement among women in Himachal Pradesh to be a decision maker.

Marching IntoMale Bastion

 
/ August 12, 2010

Half of the panchayat members in Fatahpur Pakri village in Bihar are women, but Suman is the only member who exercises her rights.