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Muse: Sampat Pal Devi / Gulabi Gang

“We are not a gang in the usual sense of the term, we are a gang for justice.” “Intended to punish oppressive husbands, fathers and brothers and combat domestic violence and deseration. 93 more words


Stolen Futures: A Global Crisis for Girls

My first piece is up on bitchtopia.com! Check it out :)

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Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

Seema is a 16 year old girl from Pali, Rajasthan. She lost her father at the age of 11, a tragedy that people in her village blamed her for, saying she was cursed. 341 more words

Stories From The Field


Another atrocious practice that is epidemic in the world today is the practice of child marriage. It goes largely unchecked in many third world countries fueled by tradition and socioeconomic factors. 135 more words


Hirabai: A journey to health & happiness.

Interview by Alexis Barab

Written by Amy Mills

Be sure to read more about the bold words in the “Did you Know? Section” at the end of this post. 1,177 more words


A Campaign Grows to Liberate Child Brides in Developing Nations

“Abolishing child marriage is wise, moral and good politics. Child marriage adds to the fragility of fragile states, where girls are often regarded as salable commodities. 118 more words

General News

Festive Misery

The whole town submerged in festive

Celebrating with splash of colours and whiff of petals

Performing jubilant acts as folk songs were crooned

In this fête of life, nothing could be amiss or wrong… 148 more words