Women through a Bollywood lens
What impact does the multi-billion dollar film industry have on women in India?
Check this page and the video out! Definitely worth considering.
Library movement takes root in Bangladesh
Vidya breaks jagged rhythms of Bollywood with her new movie "Bobby Jasoos"
Village Library Movement not only helps in inculcating reading habits but also encourages community work in rural areas.
This is amazing! With libraries comes reading. With reading comes education and with education comes a much more intellectually developed society. Well done, Bangladesh and Village Library Movement!
Why Taslima Nasreen wants to return to Bangladesh
This sounds like a fantastically feminist and empowering Bollywood movie. Go Vidya Balan!
Taliban survivor Malala, in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls| Reuters
Such strength, to be expelled from your home after people threaten your life and to keep having faith that you’ll be able to return home.
Is caste discrimination spreading?
ABUJA (Reuters) - Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a
Love her! She’s a powerhouse for the rights of women and girls.
Caste systems and discrimination are just another prejudice that holds us back from advancing as a species.
"Colonialism is not satisfied merely with holding a people in its grip and emptying the native’s brain of all form and content. By a kind of perverted logic, it turns to the past of the oppressed people, and distorts, disfigures, and destroys it."