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Padman: The ‘Women Empowerment’ Movie Of The Year?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Kadiata Sy // February 16, 2018
Image courtesy: Hindustan Times *Spoiler alert* I attended a special screening of Padman on February 6th at the lavish Yashwant Place in New Delhi. [...]
Should I Go To School During Those Days?
In focus
By Supriya Tewari // August 24, 2017
Sheela is a 14 year old teenager from a rural area. It is time for her next menstrual cycle. She has been pondering over several perturbing concerns. [...]
“Kotex? What is it?”, I asked.
The Breakthrough Voice
By Bima Shaw // June 12, 2017
28th May was  Menstrual Hygiene day. All the conversations that were happening around the day about the stigma associated with menstruation and [...]
The Couples We Don’t See
#StandWithMe
By Alisha Asif // February 17, 2017
“Mera sheher ek lambi behes ki tarha hai,  Sadkein- betuki daleelon si,  Aur galiyaan iss tarah, Jaise ek baat ko, Koi idhar ghaseet-ta, koi [...]
#AskingForIt- Say Something- When You See Harassment
Sexual Harassment
By Breakthrough Team // January 16, 2017
We walked into a new year with the ghost of the Bengaluru Mass Molestation case haunting us. Women were being molested. There were a lot of people [...]
Groped- Every other day #YesAllWomen
#YesAllWomen
By Vidya Sury // January 10, 2017
We are, you know. Every other day, there’s this news splash, followed by outrage over molestation of women. Disgusting, I know. And of course, like [...]
‘That’ Which Must Not Be Named
#StandWithMe
By Tribeni Pegu // November 11, 2016
This happened a couple of months back when I had  an unexpected conversation with my house help. My house help is a woman. Nothing to be surprised [...]
Week After Week, I Kept Passing Off The Sexual Harassment By My Dentist As An Accident
#StandWithMe
By Guest Blogger // September 30, 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 [...]
He Did Not Cry
#StandWithMe
By Guest Blogger // September 28, 2016
He did not cry. This is a story about a man. A young man who has not cried for so long, that he questions whether he can even cry or not. When he was [...]
A Safe Space- The Way Forward
#StandWithMe
By Oorja Tapan // September 16, 2016
“Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeon-holes. The living world is a continuum in each and every one [...]
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