How social media helped Goa’s women entrepreneurs find their footing after Covid-19 roiled businesses

August 26, 2021 10:34 am

Many small business owners talk about how they launched, expanded, and grew their business without any physical store or exhibitions Christal Ferrao “Ashwini’s Creativity is now a known name locally, nationally, and internationally and this was possible only after I started posting my products on social media,” gushes Ashwini Pai Dukle, a young entrepreneur who […]

‘Stop patronizing me and give me an interview’: Woman journalist who speaks for India’s poor

July 30, 2021 1:46 pm

Khabar Lahariya is India’s only women’s news organization. Based in Uttar Pradesh, its journalists passionately believe in reporting rural issues through a feminist lens. The Women’s News Organization is the subject of an award-winning documentary. Filmmakers have portrayed her character as strong and courageous. The woman narrates how a group of four men broke into […]

The Vanishing Indian Working Woman

July 13, 2021 10:39 pm

On June 24, the Union Labour and Employment Ministry told the parliamentary standing committee on labour that it did not have any data on female labour force participation in the country. “We are waiting for the data. The ministry said it would need 10 days to compile this,” Lok Sabha member from Odisha Bhartuhari Mahtab, […]

Pandemic renders the bourses accessible to newbies

July 13, 2021 3:16 pm

Time at hand with a work-from-home situation and the low hang of equity markets seems to have proven rather inviting for several people, many women among them, propelling them into stock trading embracing the risks and rewards of a highly dynamic index. In Kolkata, Sukanya Das, a 29-year-old executive with Cognizant Technology, snapped up the […]

Self-care for women in the time of Pandemic

June 28, 2021 8:56 pm

“Show yourself softness, kindness, compassion as no one knows your body and soul better than you.” said Seema Sondhi, creator of Seema Sondhi – The Yoga Studio, during the first session of the Sayfty Self-Care Summit. Have you heard of chair pull-ups? It is easier than regular pull-ups. Sondhi taught it to the 50 women […]