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Women will not be confined! Whether for work or fun, we will own the streets. This photo contest for International Women's Day is all about the outdoors.
Women will not be confined! Whether for work or fun, we will own the streets. This Women’s Web photo contest for International Women’s Day is all about the outdoors.
We are looking for your most interesting photos of women outside the home – in a park, bus, street, or any other place outdoors.
These could be your friends eating golgappas, women selling stuff on the street, travellers at a railway station, runners on the road, commuters on the metro, hikers on a trail, or any other women outdoors. All we ask is that it feature women, and in an outdoor setting.
Let’s create a wonderful online exhibit of women engaging with the world around them!
Our judges for Beyond The Doors 2017 are:
Dr. Shilpa Phalke: Shilpa is an Assistant Professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and Chairperson for the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Culture, School of Media and Cultural Studies. She co-authored the inspiring book, Why Loiter?, which encourages women to treat public spaces as their due and own the roads.
Prasad NP: Prasad has decades of experience in start-ups as well as well-established global companies where he headed India Operations. As the itch to click got stronger he decided to switch to photography and writing. Prasad refuses to be labeled and clicks people, wildlife and travel pictures with equal passion. He celebrates wanderlust on his travel blog desiTraveler and besides mentoring startups on strategy, he serves as Chief Evangelist for Darter Photography.
Darter Photography offers a unique outdoor photography experience to exciting destinations across India.
Darter mentors and aids photography-enthusiasts at all levels through their photography workshops and photography-centric tours. Their programs cater to a wide range of photography-enthusiasts, be it someone who has just bought a camera and is toying with it or an experienced person looking for guidance for photography on new subjects and at new locations.
F5 Escapes is an experiential travel company with the vision to redefine women travel in India. They offer fixed departure group tours, personalized tour planning & travel assistance to women & families.
So, whether you want to travel by yourself or with friends or just plan a family reunion, they can help you with all of that!
A Rs.10000 voucher redeemable against a group tour, for 5 days or longer, from F5 Escapes. (Cannot be used against day trips and in-city events.)
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Shows like Indian Matchmaking only further the argument that women must adhere to social norms without being allowed to follow their hearts.
When Netflix announced that Indian Matchmaking (2020-present) would be renewed for a second season, many of us hoped for the makers of the show to take all the criticism they faced seriously. That is definitely not the case because the show still continues to celebrate regressive patriarchal values.
Here are a few of the gendered notions that the show propagates.
A mediocre man can give himself a 9.5/10 and call himself ‘the world’s most eligible bachelor’, but an independent and successful woman must be happy with receiving just 60-70% of what she feels she deserves.
As long as teachers are competent in their job, and adhere to the workplace code of conduct, how does it matter what they do in their personal lives?
A 30 year old Associate Professor at a well-known University, according to an FIR filed by her, was forced to resign because the father of one of her students complained that he found his son looking at photographs of her, which according to him were “objectionable” and “bordering on nudity”.
There are two aspects to this case, which are equally disturbing, and which together make me question where we are heading as a society.
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