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Tagged with: discrimination

Women- In a complicated relationship with money?
In focus
By Breakthrough Team // February 1, 2018
Women have a complicated relationship with money and it begins at birth. Why do parents want a boy over a girl? Because, the boy will grow up and [...]
Why Should Men Have All The Fun?
In focus
By Breakthrough Team // December 8, 2017
Statement 1: A woman turns a house into a home. Statement 2: There is no difference between men and women. But, it is only natural for a child to [...]
#AlreadyLovely – YES to fairer beauty standards!
In focus
By Archismita Choudhury // November 21, 2017
With India’s market for fairness creams expanding more every year and advertisements emphasising how a fairer skin tone can lead to a job [...]
गालियॉं और गलियाँ
Hindi
By Naresh Kumar // April 25, 2017
हमारे देश और समाज में किसी खास जाति से संबंध रखने के [...]
Dear Patriarchy, Why Would You Not Let Us Be?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Shreya Chatterjee // April 10, 2017
Dear patriarchy, Why would you try to cover us? Cover us under norms, rules, views, biases, or veils of different kinds? Why would you not let us be? [...]
#CSW61: Connecting Local Work to Global Work
The Breakthrough Voice
By Urvashi Gandhi // April 5, 2017
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) first met at Lake Success, New York, in February 1947, soon after the founding of the United Nations(UN). [...]
Dear Diary, It’s Time I Take My Ideas Beyond These Pages
The Breakthrough Voice
By Anoushka Parija // March 24, 2017
Dear diary, When I was younger, I was taught that deception came in the form of lecherous men offering chocolates. It took me a while to realise that [...]
Dear Patriarchy, Do I Want To Be In Your Place?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Oorja Tapan // March 16, 2017
Dear Patriarchy, First of all, I would like to congratulate you for upholding your spirit with such finesse since forever. It is surely a very [...]
Dear Patriarchy, I Hope To Never See You Again.
The Breakthrough Voice
By Tabasum Juberi // March 8, 2017
Dear patriarchy, It is evident from my experiences that you and I share a very intimate relationship. We’ve been together even before I opened my [...]
As A Young Woman In India, I Feel My Freedom Is At Stake
#StandWithMe
By Monalisa Padhee // October 19, 2016
The piece is a part of a collaboration between Breakthrough India and Youth Ki Awaaz for the #StandWithMe campaign. Join us as we seek to get [...]
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