Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
Tag: women empowerment
Elaben Bhatt, Labour Organiser and Gandhian Who Helped Working Women Fight for their Rights
SEWA, which she founded, is easily the most consequential model Gujarat has produced – helping to provide dignity and self-respect for lakhs of women in the state and beyond.
Feminism: The Need for Sisterhood
When we say feminism has to be intersectional, do we not understand the depth of that statement?
This poem is an ode to all the women in our lives.
Cycling for Gender-Equal Streets in Indian Cities
Greenpeace India's 'Power The Pedal' initiative seeks to help women reclaim space in cities through riding bicycles.
How Zadie Smith’s Play ‘The Wife of Willesden’ Brings to Life Chaucer’s Tale of Sex and Power
Smith’s adaptation uses Chaucer’s references to sexual desire, domestic violence and freedom of choice to explore contemporary concerns such as the sex-positive movement, #MeToo, and incels culture.
Cafe Brews Hope for Nepal’s Trafficking Survivors
The Maiti Cafe in Nepal is helping women trafficking survivors rebuild and overcome their poignant lives.
‘Blood Normal’: How an Australian Brand is Dismantling the Period Taboo
The brand's advertisement shows menstrual blood as red, a man buying pads in a supermarket and a woman taking a menstrual leave.