TWI Fiction: The girl who talked to sunsets.

A story revolving around Suraya, Ravi and the sun Ankit Jamwal Suraya screamed at the Sun. Had it been only a week since she met Ravi? How did her life converge at this point…? * The walls loomed large, the vast complex resembling a prison. But Suraya could leave, unlike the others inside. Although she…

The Woman Leader: Barriers Within And Outside

“For me a better democracy is a democracy where women do not only have the right to vote and to elect but to be elected.”  ~ Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Arundhati Rai Chaudhuri Even constituting half of the world’s population has not given women equal share in legislation and decision-making…

Resources for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

NATIONAL CRISIS ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSISTANCE: The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)www.ndvh.org National Dating Abuse Helpline 1-866-331-9474www.loveisrespect.org National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)www.childhelp.org National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)www.rainn.org National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org National Center for Victims of Crime 1-202-467-8700www.victimsofcrime.org National Human Trafficking Resource Center/Polaris Project Call: 1-888-373-7888 | Text: HELP to BeFree (233733)www.polarisproject.org National Network for Immigrant and Refugee…

TWI Poetry and Art: Son et Lumière

Three poems and paintings by Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad The Eyes Have It I inherited but fragments of her telomeres throwaway splices of her handsome clan but when I’m two and a half Boulevardiers down it’s Mother’s eyes that twinkle back  glitching in the powder room mirror and I become briefly beautiful –  my midnight irises…

TWI Poetry #Metoo #Rights#VoicesinPoetry

  (Picture borrowed from the Internet) Violence against women or episodes of misbehaviour and assault are not new or recent. Though many of them are now coming out of their own shadows against the guilty, there have been several of them who have used their voice and words as expression. Here are a few poems…

Shimul

a poem for womens day

Woman of Substance – Arpana Moorjani

Hello everyone! Here at the Woman Inc. we are excited to bring you a new biweekly interview series with some special women – interesting women who have chosen to go off the beaten path, and find their happiness and success in what they feel passionate about – we call them Women of Substance! And our…

On Victims and Victimhood

There is a disturbing trend amongst women these days to play the victim card. I am guilty as charged for playing that card too, unknowingly sometimes and other times deliberately. This is a pointed observation to Kangana Ranaut’s recent interview (and I like her acting skills superbly). I still feel that it was an unnecessary…