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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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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 From sexist remarks to the inadequacy of women of color representations, it is without a doubt that women continue to struggle to find their place in the media industry. But every so often, we serve boiling tea and the headlines are clear: we’re revolutionizing the system for a more gender-inclusive and …

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Breaking Down Barriers for Women in the Workplace: Five Ways To Start

Women in the Corporate World Five Gender Diversity Building Steps for Companies Positive Signs From Companies With Increased Women Leadership Nearly a quarter of the way into the 21st century, female equality and employment opportunities are still hot button issues. Despite progress made in the 19th and 20th centuries, many women are still presented with challenges due to stereotypes and cultural beliefs that should have been gone by now. It’s true that concerns about gender equality and equal pay are …

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Women Smashing Societal Stigma: The Story of Sindhu and the Power of Words

Sindhu’s Writing Journey Taking the Next Step Smashing the Industrial Patriarchy Women’s Issue to Focus On What Was the Start of Your Journey as a Writer Like? What Kind of Subjects and Pieces Did You Write Initially? Before I was a writer, I was an ardent reader. I always loved to read – almost anything, and I think that led me to writing. By the time I was twelve, I knew I wanted to be a writer. At the beginning, I …

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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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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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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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Putting the ‘Me’ and Social Media: A Lesbian Creator’s Experience – Prarthana

My Journey With Social Media My Inspirations and Passions Overcoming Barriers Advice to Youth Prarthana shares her story of accepting herself and spreading the love of inclusion through social media with Girl Power Talk. Could You Share a Little About Yourself, Your Passions, and Your Advocacies With Us? I’m Prarthana. I share my experiences as an Indian lesbian on internet platforms and social media. I make videos, write stuff down, and crack a lot of jokes about everything that feels …

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Eclectic Pathways: Urmi Chanda’s Journey from Journalism to Peacebuilding

Urmi's Journey in Journalism Becoming a Culturalist Finding a Balance Message of Peace Kindly Share a Little About Yourself and Your Passions. I’m primarily a writer-researcher and have been straddling the worlds of journalism and academics for over a decade. As a culture writer, I have been deeply committed to the arts and literature, and keep finding a way to engage with them. However, as a lifelong learner and seeker, I keep myself open to different kinds of work and …

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