Saumya Jyotsna

सौम्या ज्योत्स्ना की जड़ें बिहार से जुड़ी हैं। सौम्या लेखन और पत्रकारिता में कई सालों से सक्रिय हैं। अपने लेखन के लिए उन्हें प्रतिष्ठित यूएनएफपीए लाडली मीडिया अवॉर्ड भी मिला है। साथ ही SATB फेलोशिप भी प्राप्त कर चुकी हैं। सौम्या कहती हैं, "मेरी कलम मेरे जज़्बात लिखती है, जो अपनी आवाज़ नहीं उठा पाते उनके अल्फाज़ लिखती है।"

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If This Body Is Mine, Then I Will Take All Decisions Related To It!

The recent UN Population Fund Report 2021 has measured the autonomy women have over their own bodies, to make decisions about their own bodies, in different societies globally.

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Ayesha Makrani’s Story Shows Us Just How ‘Normal’ Dowry Deaths Still Are

The death of a young woman from Ahmedabad has people across the country furious and saddened. Dowry deaths are still a sad reality even today!

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New Study Finds Severity Of Crash Injuries In Women Not Coz Of Any ‘Lack Of Driving Skills’

The reason most women get hurt worse than men in car accidents is the size of their cars. Will we stop calling women 'bad drivers' now?

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Will This SC Ruling Be A Stepping Stone To Indians Valuing Women’s Work In The Home?

This recent ruling by the Supreme Court of India trashes the stereotypical notion that says "housewives don't do anything" - husbands please note.

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Madhai Mela
Why Are Men Trampling On Women’s Backs In The Madhai Mela Of Chhattisgarh?

In a goddess temple in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh, married women lie face down in a row, so that priests can walk on their backs to enter the temple. This is supposed to 'help them have a child'.

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