“We work for the education and empowerment of trafficked girls, daughters of sex workers, and otherwise socially marginalized girls.”

“We are part of an NGO called Kranti (Revolution), that works in the red-light areas in Mumbai, India. We work for the education and empowerment of trafficked girls, daughters of sex workers, and otherwise socially marginalized girls. Kranti aims to enable the Revolutionaries to emerge as agents of social change and economic assets, redefining the... Continue Reading →

“It was a challenge in the beginning to grasp what the other was trying to communicate…”

Has there ever been a time in your life when you felt female friendship/connection was particularly challenging? Does any specific relationship or situation come to mind? [Left] “Perhaps whenever we encounter a conflict in understanding what it means to be female, which is actually so steeped in our social and cultural background.” [Right] “Sometimes, the... Continue Reading →

“English literature can be a heavily male space, and that’s what we are working to challenge.”

“We have been working on the Transatlantic Literary Women series since November, within which we've organized eleven events, including: free public talks, workshops, a day symposium, and a reading group. It’s a project focussed on Women in the Arts. In terms of the transatlantic tradition and Anglo-American literary relationships, attention has traditionally been on male... Continue Reading →

“There’s this quote by Rupi Kaur…”

“There’s this quote by Rupi Kaur that we were discussing on Women’s day, ‘We all move forward when we recognize how resilient and striking the women around us are.’ Maria (centre) posted it on her account. It’s a great quote on women solidarity.”

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