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5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate to-Girl Power Talk

5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate To

Do You Speak English? Are You Allowed To Wear That? Are You Allowed To Do That? So, When Are You Getting Married? She Clearly Slept Her Way to the Top India, with all its glorious diversity, has some prominent industrial hubs where all dreams come true (or shall we say that it’s been believed so). Big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad have raised a different species of young women. While girls that come from comparatively underdeveloped, developing, or …

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Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School Girl Power Talk

Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School

Living as a Queer Person Attend a Pride Event Read More Queer Literature Practice Makeup Know More About Gay Pop Culture and History Experience Healthy Romance as Freely as Heterosexuals Do Don't Feel Pressured to Come Out Don't Feel Bad Because of Religion Live a Normal Life (If That's What You Want) As a queer person, I grew up in a conservative society where LGBTQIA+ people don’t feel safe to be as outspoken and proud as they should be. We …

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The Folklore of The 20s: Stop Running At Others’ Pace

Being Engaged Before Turning 30 You Are As Good as Who You Were as a Student It’s Okay To Sacrifice Your Health for Money If It’s Not Now, Then It's Never “At what age are you planning to get married?” “How many kids do you want in the future?” “What kind of wedding do you dream of?” I have been asked these questions numerous times as a teenager and I know you have been too. I answer these questions with …

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The Gender Bias Tendencies of Educational Institutions

The Skewed Part A World Tour of Gender Biased Experiences Taking a Stand The Skewed Part These are one of the many classic examples of minor gender bias in our educational institutions. Even with lifting chairs, our teachers unconsciously assume that it's too laborious for girls to do it. That they would need someone strong, like a boy, instead of girls.  Gender bias is the acts of preferring one gender over the other. They are usually rooted in stereotypes such …

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Behind the Lens Prithviraj’s Journey of Following His Passion-Girl Power Talk-

Behind the Lens: Prithviraj’s Journey of Following His Passion

Adapting in Childhood Beginning of Filmmaking The Road Ahead Born in a small town in West Bengal, Siliguri, I was sent to a boarding school at a very young age. I changed states every four years and ended back up where I’d started: Kalimpong.  I pursued commerce at Delhi University but became more interested in my college’s newly inaugurated filmmaking society. After graduation, I got placed in a multinational company. After working there for 15 days, I quit. I joined …

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How to Deal With Sexism and Smash the Patriarchy at Home

Patriarchal Prejudice 4 Ways to Deal With Sexism At Home The Patriarchy Hurts Everyone Patriarchal Prejudice  Casual dinner conversations in my family have been known to take unexpected turns. In one such conversation, I commented on how I would never stay with a man who hit me, even if it happens only once. “Even if you’re wrong?” an older male relative asked, genuinely shocked. “Am I a child?” I retorted. The rest of the family tried to hide their dissent—some …

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Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

You Are an Adult Now, Pull Your Life Together You Are Just Beginning to Understand How the World Works, Shut Up! The Infamous Line: “When I Was Your Age, I Did Blah, Blah, Blah” Eighteen Is a Scary Number When you turn eighteen, which is the legal age for most countries, you would assume that you would have all the freedom that you want since you are already legally allowed to make decisions for yourself. Well…not entirely. If you are …

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Helping Young Writers Bloom with Write the World | David Weinstein

The Journey Which Led Him to Inspire Others The Goal of Write The World The Mantra He Lives by Message to the Youth David Weinstein, the founder of Write The World, shares with Girl Power Talk his vision behind creating a global community of empathetic, talented, and young writers. At his organization, he is committed to building a safe space for young writers to hone their skills, share their talent with the world, and get peer feedback.  I grew up …

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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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