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Creating Opportunities by Inclusivity: Kat Gordon and The 3% Movement

A Movement for Representation Creativity and Criticism Importance of Inclusion Advice to Community Overview: Don’t be afraid to dream about achieving something different and unique—something that hasn’t been created yet. Trust your own individual values and pursue what you love. Inclusivity is key to any organization, and every member of the community needs to be heard and represented when decisions are made. How did the 3% movement start? As a child, I didn’t think I would get to where I …

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Sheroes: A Celebration of Freedom and Courage

Be a Real-life Shero A Lively and Soulful Getaway The Future Looks Bright Overview: Sheroes personify a determination to live-for oneself and be independent. Acid Attack survivors continue to fight societal prejudice. A coming of age story that inspires and triumphs. Beyond the beauty of Taj Mahal, the city of Agra offers a blend of solidity and compassion through Sheroes. The art of finding one's purpose and living life through it really gives one a reason to shine. Sheroes, as …

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Pop Culture Moments That Served Women Are Invincible

Taylor Swift Reclaiming Her Life’s Work Because It’s Cheaper Shonda Rhimes. That’s It. Fearless Inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary Female Rappers Breaking Through the Male Swag Most Mindful Make-Up Line Overview Women continue to struggle to find accurate representation and equality in the media industry. Rap, being considered a masculine genre, has degraded women into sexual objects. The efforts of female rappers to liberate women and collaboratively work to uplift and promote their talents exhibit our capability to flourish in male-dominated …

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Small Town Girls Upskilling at Girl Power Talk

Small Town Girls Upskilling at Girl Power Talk: A Case Study

Opening a Window to a Better World The Changing Face of India Women Uprising Everyone deserves the opportunity to grow, explore their interests, and become the person they want to be. Everyone deserves to have access to education and skill development in order to be independent. Perhaps no organization in India is more dedicated towards providing such opportunities than Girl Power Talk. It is a purpose driven organization that believes in the power of social impact and aims to change …

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Shattering Unrealistic Beauty Standards: Shuchi & Sachreet

Envisioning an Equitable World Beginning of a Close Friendship Launching Power to Her Walking Toward the Path Ahead “You only get to live life once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” We were both born in India and felt the effect of patriarchal issues from an early age. It's very hard to change people’s mindsets when they are the product of systems that are thousands of years old. Seeing injustices at an early age is what initially …

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Educating the Community: One Child at a Time | The Vision of Drishti Kharbanda With Sarvani

Childhood in a Punjabi Household Journey in Femininity Challenges Along the Way Vision for Sarvani Message for the Youth “Social work pays in something worth more than money. It gives you a purpose to live.” My childhood played a big role in shaping who I am today. My family, like most Punjabi households, had a patriarchal system. I am the second daughter followed by a younger brother. When my brother was born, I distinctly remember aunties saying to my parents, …

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Rising From Pain to Providing Support | Priya Gupta’s Journey With Sarvpriye Foundation

My Childhood Awakening The Beginning of Sarvpriye Foundation My Inspiration to Continue Challenges Along the Way My Life Mantra Message to the Youth I was bullied during my primary schooling, lacked friendship bonds with my classmates, and, unfortunately, didn’t get any support from the teachers. It took some time, but I realized that I had to be my own hero and deal with the chaos in my life without depending on anyone. I started self-learning and taking care of my …

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Bridging the Classroom Divide

Bridging the Classroom Divide: How Prejudice, Gender Profiling, and Misuse of the EWS System Continue to Hold Us Back.

The Classroom Divide The Physical Divide A Uniform System—Or Is It? The EWS System The Future Is Now Looking at the polished windows, the spotless buildings and the runway-ready uniforms of today’s first-tier schools one would think the scenes from the father of the Indian Constitution, Ambedkar’s school days, are long-forgotten—But are they? A closer look into the classroom shows a different scene. The classroom divide—deepened by the pandemic—is still present, with more facets than ever. This divide is not …

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Ashish Joshi: The Animal Lover Changing the World One Paw at a Time

Childhood and Love for Animals Advocating Animal Rights Having a Dog Pet Caging Animals Is Inhumane Doing Good Is a Responsibility Helping Animals as a Purpose I have loved animals since I was a kid. I would feed dogs whenever I could, often with my parents in the background fearing for my safety. When I was in 10th std, I came across a few orphaned puppies who were left to fend for themselves. I decided to take them home, and …

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