Empowering Women

How Power Dynamics Continue to Shield Abusers

Picking up the newspaper today and reading of how women are treated merely as object of pleasure where the perpetrators are your own employers, guardians, friends and acquaintances makes one think where we are heading to as a society. While growing up in a small town it was a rule to return home before dusk sets in to ensure safety of especially…
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Vidhi’s Story of Strength and Survival

Rachna Gahilote Bisht, the narrator of this story is a close friend of Vidhi Duggal and she has been a witness to Vidhi's life journey for over 16 years. She has seen Vidhi evolve from a young, happy-go-lucky girl into a resilient and strong woman, who has faced numerous challenges with determination and grace. Team Nari thanks Rachna for…
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Wedding Costs: Who pays and for What?

In our Indian culture, even in this modern era, the bride’s family is expected to bear the majority of the wedding expenses. Most grooms, when asked to intervene, often excuse themselves, saying ‘This is a matter that should be discussed by elders, I can’t say much.’ As the world is progressing, things are expected to change for the better.…
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Old Roots – Finding new paths

When children leave their homes to give their education and career a shape, it brings a sense of contentment and pride to the parents. It also  leaves behind a feeling of empty nest syndrome for the parents, at least for a little while. Sarita Jha found herself in a similar kind of situation when both her children moved to the US for pursuing…
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In Love with the Mountains

Trekking, as an adventure sports, has gained much recognition these days. But many people, especially women, still have a multitude of inhibitions and apprehensions with regards to safety, hygiene and travel in general despite their interest in trekking. We have Shipti Shradha with us to share her insights and throw light on the various facets…
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