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The growing violence against women in the country, has got us thinking - how can we ensure safer cities for our girls. #WomenOnTheMove share their thoughts.
Is feminism gender sensitive? No! Women can be sexist & men feminist. Raising feminist sons who grow up to be men who believe in gender equality is possible. #WomenOnTheMove share how.
Many of us have stories to tell from our own lives. But, writing a memoir is difficult to master! How to write a powerful self story? Find out with #WomenOnTheMove.
The digital medium has revolutionsed the way women communicate with the outside world. There's no stopping us now say #WomenOnTheMove.
Public spaces are not just for men; they are for women too. Ladies! It is time for a revolution. It is time to reclaim our right to public spaces.
Have a successful career? Great! But woman, can you run a household? Can you cook? Are you marriage material? #WomenOnTheMove
Behind the veil of anonymity, online harassment is rampant but women are not having any of it now. A word of caution from #WomenOnTheMove
Often girls stop playing sports by age of 14. What can we do to stop this and encourage more girls to engage in active play? #WomenOnTheMove
The signs of abuse are often more subtle. Knowing how to spot them might help you save yourself or a person you love. #WomenOnTheMove.
There is no 'secret mantra' for a successful marriage. It all depends on the levels of commitment & understanding couples agree to put in! #WomenOnTheMove
Supriya Vani talk about her new book 'Battling Injustice' - an outstanding collection of short biographies of women Nobel peace prize winners.
The BHU violence has put the focus back on a pertinent issue -- is quality education without gender discrimination possible for our girls? #WomenOnTheMove
An industry where sexism, casting couch, objectification of women is rampant, feminism is reduced to mere tokenism in Bollywood. #WomenOnTheMove
With the growing violence and sexual assault cases against children in India, can parents really relax after sending children to school? #WomenOnTheMove
Women have been silenced through ages because patriarchy has dreaded women who know and speak their minds. Not anymore! #WomenOnTheMove
Caregiving should be a shared responsibility and not the default duty of women. Because caregivers need support too. #WomenOnTheMove
The dearth of quality programs on the Indian television, clearly calls for a creative renaissance. Yes, like now! #WomenOnTheMove
In a country that has different 'sanskaari' standards for men and women, can women watch porn without being judged? #WomenOnTheMove
Stalking is not love. It is a serious crime against women that needs to be addressed on a war footing say #WomenOnTheMove.
Apart from the period leave proposal, what else can be done to make the workplace period friendly? Read what #WomenOnTheMove had to say.
From marry well to women are bad drivers, Indian women face a plethora of stereotypes in their lifetime. These 10 can't be missed!
In our country women's sexual desire is considered anathema, but these 10 movies explore this taboo subject with panache!
The daily cycle of abuse -- physical and emotional -- can only end if women choose to stand up and say NO to domestic violence!
From the fierce warrior Kali to the gentle wife Sita, these 'Dabaang' women from Indian mythology inspire us till this day!
Advertisers and brands in India are greatly disillusioned; they can't think beyond selling stereotypes and sex! #WomenOnTheMove
J.K. Rowling rips apart sexist insults aimed at Theresa May by the so-called 'liberal' men. Because that's what strong women do.
Actually chaps, sorry to pop the bubble but women do know things, sometimes better than you! Yet, if mansplaining keeps you happy, go on!
"I love endings that leave people better off than they were when the story began" says popular author Anuja Chauhan, on what makes love stories tick.
Travel can be an expensive affair; but there are ways to bring the costs down and make the most of it. Budget travel tips and ideas by #WomenOnTheMove.
Friendships and friends are so important in our lives, then why do women's friendships drift away after marriage? Finding out with #WomenOnTheMove.
It is time corporate India stops trivializing sexual harassment at work. Time for a paradigm shift in workplace policies. #WomenOnTheMove
Transylvania, the legend of Dracula, and more - five compelling reasons why you should travel to Romania.
The sweltering heat, the smell of mangoes, the sight of the refreshing 'Shikanji' -- drowning in childhood nostalgia with #WomenOnTheMove.
We need to educate girls - and boys - all children, irrespective of their gender. This video is a grim reminder - girls deserve to go to school and enjoy their childhood too.
Feminism is having equal rights irrespective of gender, then why is there so much negativity and misunderstanding around it? Finding out with #WomenOnTheMove
Abusers on Social Media get the perfect breeding ground to lauch their attack on women behind the veil of anonymity. #WomenOnTheMove
The new Vicks ad touches two burning issues in India - adoption and transgender rights. A heart-warming ad that will leave you seeking for answers.
Sushmita Sen undoubtedly has sass and wit. These 10 smartest replies to the silliest questions proves that she is indeed a beauty with brains.
To raise a reader is not easy. It needs discipline, persistence and a bit of patience. What more? Read on to find out. #WomenOnTheMove.
Your child may or may not be a natural born athlete, but regardless of his or her natural talents, it is healthy to involve your child in sports for at least a portion of their young life
From invasive personal questions in job interviews to sexual harassment, workplace sexism in India isn't subtle but shining like a beacon. #WomenOnTheMove
Being sexually harassed at work in India is more common than we perceive it to be. This video puts things within perspective.
How are women breaking barriers? Why celebrate women for a day and not everyday? We tried finding the answers with #WomenOnTheMove.
“Kitchen work is girl’s’ work!” It’s time we dissed this stereotype, and let boys play, cook, clean, dance and do everything else they love.
Women's career dreams. Why are they short lived? How to take charge of our dreams after a career break? Finding the answers with #WomenOnTheMove.
Mindful & compassionate kids are not only empathetic towards others but also grow up to be responsible adults. #WomenOnTheMove
A strong dad is the biggest influencer in a young girl's life; because only strong dads can raise strong and confidant daughters. #WomenOnTheMove
Postpartum depression is a serious mental health condition that new mothers often face. It can occur in the weeks or months following child birth.
When that someone, who once loved you loves you no longer, that is the most painful feeling ever! How to survive a heart break & carry on? #WomenOnTheMove
The most dynamic social institution in India -- marriage, is going through a paradigm shift. A closer look at the changing trends with #WomenOnTheMove.
How important is menstrual health? We discussed common menstrual health problems with #WomenOnTheMove and looked into some remedies to deal with them.
Setting the right goals & achieving them is important for #WomenOnTheMove in 2017. Read on to find out what else is important this year.
Indian women have always been hesitant about talking about their sexual desires. Time for change. Let's talk sexual desires say#WomenOnTheMove
Silence will not end domestic violence, your voice will. Speak up. Your silence is doing more harm than good. End the cycle of violence NOW.
A woman politician in India plays a pivotal role in empowering women by addressing women's issues more actively than men say #WomenOnTheMove.
Is being a teen girl in India today any different from being one twenty years ago? We discussed with #WomenOnTheMove in our weekly chat.
What fuels creativity? How to maximise the potential of a creative mind? #WomenOnTheMove share their secrets in our weekly twitter chat..
A healthy & positive body image not only keeps your confidence high but also makes you feel better about yourself. #WomenOnTheMove
We asked our Twitterati friends as to what feminism means to them; this is what they had to say. Read, and be enlightened!
The Delhi smog has left the residents literally gasping for breath. Is it worth a day's merriment? Maybe it is time to #ReInventFestivals?
The side effects of contraceptives that were acceptable for women suddenly become unacceptable for men. Is Science biased? #WomenOnTheMove.
Why should we talk about menstruation in hushed tones? Let's break the menstruation taboo. #WomenOnTheMove
Dance Movement Therapy is a relatively new concept in India. The entrepreneurial duo, Payel Mitra and Kshitija Suryavanshi, are taking it places.
Just a few years ago, travellers would have had to pack an extra suitcase just for their photography equipment. But once the camera phone came into being, all that changed. The number of people taking photographs has increased exponentially and the quality of photos you can take with the right camera phone is now unbelievable. […]
Despite the odds, Taruna Aswani chose to stand up and fight her blackmailer by taking a stand & exposing him on Social Media.
What's the right age for teaching children consent? This is what #WomenOnTheMove had to say in our weekly Twitter Chat.
The story of Haritha shared on Humans of Amsterdam Facebook page is an inspiration for all those who feel that 'Leave' is not an option in a bad relationship.
Tannishtha Chatterjee was ridiculed and mocked for her skin colour in the name of humour. India's obsession with the fair skin lay threadbare.
Even before starting, people often worry if they have what it takes to become an entrepreneur! Know with #WomenOnTheMove.
In the culinary world, chefs who attain celebrity status tend to be male yet cooking is a 'woman' thing. But #MenWhoCook are breaking gender stereotypes.
A woman with opinions is often tagged as 'bossy'. Will this ever change? Read what readers had to say on the #WomenOnTheMove chat.
From colours to toys, gender categorisation seems to do the rounds more in modern times than before. It's time to stop the labels and adopt gender neutral parenting.
In our weekly Twitter Chat, #WomenOnTheMove, we discussed with our readers what type of travel appealed to them and why.
The post of a survivor who decided to speak up and expose her tormentor goes viral. Here's to more women speaking up.
The powerful new Nike ad featuring inspiring Indian sportswomen and Deepika Padukone is an ode to the unstoppable girl power that will give you the right motivation to go, Da Da Ding.
It’s time to scrap ‘boy colors’ and ‘girl toys’ and raise a gender equal generation. [#WomenOnTheMove]
Some of the most common questions about PCOS that women have, were answered in this recent Women's Web Facebook chat with Dr. Abhijit Bopardikar.
Parents there is no right time. It's upto you to time it right & talk about sexuality & different sexual orientation with your children. #WomenOnTheMove
Been there, faced that! Here are 7 most bizarre questions our readers have come across. Check how many matches yours.
The 'Bhai' fans went Sona hunting when Sona Mohapatra stated the obvious!
Is it possible to reinvent our careers, follow our passions and love what we do? We tried to find the answers in our weekly Twitter chat for #WomenOnTheMove Do you feel that you aren’t doing what you want to do? Does the start of your work-week trigger overwhelming feelings of anxiety, sadness, or stress and you lack […]
"Dear Daddy I will be born a girl please do everything you can so that that don't stay the greatest danger of all."
Fat shaming is profound in the public space these days; whether on social media or on the roads or on television. It is time we call out for a change. #WomenOnTheMove
In our weekly Twitter Chat, #WomenOnTheMove, we discussed with our readers whether gender in interviews ever comes up, and if yes, what hassles have they faced.
Some of us love what we do while others might consider a career change if given a chance. Read what our readers had to say if such an opportunity came.
Modern women are increasingly speaking up for themselves and telling the world 'this is my life and I am in charge'. #TuesdayTalkies
To be considered as a worthy candidate and a matched opponent to a man, projecting power at work becomes extremely important for women.
If wishes came true what will you wish for? Here is what you have said in our #TuesdayTalkies segment.
Women place themselves last, goes the story. No longer! Indian women are now willing to prioritise themselves.
The world slut shamed Monica Lewinsky, but what about the man who was equally responsible? Monica Lewinsky now in a TED talk shares her experience.
Sheryl Sandberg's Facebook post about single mothers for Mother's Day is an inspiring one that honors them and speaks of her insight into their lives.
Although inspiration is important for each one of us, for women it goes a level up and becomes extremely critical to find women leaders who inspire.
Dr Mitu Khurana is a mother who fought to prevent her twin daughters from being aborted and for their right to be accepted as valued individuals.
Mother's Day is coming up this weekend. Here's a very unique mother's day idea to spend the day with kids who have no mother.
The colossal promises fell flat on their face as another woman is raped and murdered in cold blood and India is shamed again!
Polygamy is illegal in India, yet this law is disregarded in some drought-hit states, in the form of having 'Water Wives' who carry water home from far.
An author wields power that can change lives. In this week's #TuesdayTalkies we asked our readers to name one woman author who inspired them the most and why.
The inspiring Deepana Gandhi is a member of Team Indus, the only team from India shortlisted for the Google Lunar XPrize competition.
When the moral police tried to give Aishwarya Subramanian a lecture on the 'dress code' for 'sanskaari' women, she shut him up like a boss!
Radhika Apte’s new video is a befitting reply to the people who body shame women or criticise them on their outward looks caring two hoots about the person they are within. We live in an age where the constant emphasis on looks is an issue that needs to be addressed seriously. Recently, writer Shobhaa De body shamed the Duchess of Cambridge, […]
An Ola cabs sexist ad that showed that a cab ride was cheaper than having a girlfriend received much flak on Twitter earlier this week.
As parents we all want to protect our children from getting hurt. So bullying at school resonates very strongly amongst us.
Men were whining about the undue advantage that women traveling by public transport have in ladies' coaches. A woman shut them up with her reply.
Most dads do not need to be reminded of taking some time off for themselves then why do moms need to negotiate for some 'ME' time?
“We still have to have equal treatment. I hate being called sweetie or honey at times which I still am called,” said Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi.
Parenting is a herculean task and there is no fool-proof parenting method. Shouldn't we stop judging mothers for wanting some me-time?
Chanda Kochhar's letter to her daughter on the cusp of her career is heart-warming legacy left behind by a mother.
The Shani Shingnapur controversy is bringing all the self-appointed guardians of culture out of the woodwork with their 'gyaan'.
Watch this hilarious parody of matrimonial ads that shows our misogyny even in this day and age, to the tune of 'Call Me Maybe' by Carly Rae Jepsen.
We asked our readers, “Different women like different colours. Which colour defines you & why?” Here is what you have said.
First impressions. We asked you, our readers, “What is that one thing a man or a woman must have in order to impress you?” Here are your answers.
Why entrepreneurs succeed in some cases when others don't is not just a matter of being smarter but also being persistent. A look at what motivates entrepreneurs to keep going.
We asked you, our readers, "What would you tell your child about puberty?" Here is what you said about talking to your child about puberty.
Starting your own business isn't easy, and as consumers find their choices increasing every day, all of us in business need to update our marketing mantras.
These inspiring women, entrepreneurs, investors and experts are sharing their best learnings at #BreakingBarriers in Bangalore. Will you be there?
People have gross misconceptions about child sexual abuse, but boys and girls are equally susceptible to rape and abuse.
These 10 health tips for children will help them in staying fit, healthy and strong. Read on to know your health essentials!
These 7 bold fictional women from Hollywood don’t buy into stereotypes about dating and rock with their unique dating chutzpah!
Here are 7 ways we can protect our children from being scarred for life.
10 Prejudices Mothers Face Based on Their Employment Status
Every feminist should travel these 5 European countries to witness the rise of feminism and to draw inspiration from them.
How do I run my mind? One day, this question occurred to me, and I started thinking over it. How could I rejuvenate myself regularly and keep myself fit (in mind and body) for the great adventure we call life?
Here are 5 children's books that teach life lessons, from a child's perspective. The lessons from these books will make them live life better in future.
Child sexual abuse is growing across borders, religion and ethnicity. It not only scars, the child, but the manipulation to silence leaves a deep imprint.
Abhilasha Bahl tells us, what it is to head a women's apparel section. She works for Reliance E-commerce.
Co-founder & CEO of Healtheminds, Ankita Puri believes that technology can play a role in addressing mental health issues that many in India suffer from without support.
"I am what I am," our next writer asserts. To be who you are is a journey that begins with self-doubt but ends in embracing oneself.
Meet Priyanka Singh, who has chosen to help others as her profession, as Manager, Legacy Giving in the Canadian Red Cross Society.
Arpita Ganesh, the Founder of lingerie retailer Buttercups has used innovative crowd-funding tactics to get her business off ground. Let's find out how and why!
Why do children lie? It's something that begins at home. Here's how to teach them honesty.
Taking care of the breastfeeding mother is of utmost important. UNICEF has launched a campaign in India for supporting all lactating new moms. Here are the details.
There was a little girl who loved the countryside which seemed full of all the beautiful things life offers. Could this Paradise last for ever?
An Indian woman staying in Denmark talks about a Danish birthday party, that turned Indian!
In today's time, where kids can find everything online, parenting them from right to wrong is not an easy task. A post on parenting kids who stay online!
A marriage that has hit the rock bottom is brought together by a pregnancy. But what happens when the child is not born? This simple story will leave you looking for the tissues.
Varanasi the city where millions flock in to cleanse their sins has its own sins hidden in its streets, which even the holy Ganges could not wash.
Five women in very different cases and circumstances - but common to all these situations is how quick we are to blame the woman. Read on!
Dr.Priya Vedi's case shows how our refusal to accept people with different sexuality only leads to misery for all concerned. Can we be more accepting of those who identify as queer?
We've all tried baking at least once. Each of us have our own funny baking experience. Here's one such story that would want us to get our hands dirty.
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