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Shabana Azmi, Actor, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar, Motherhood
July 17, 2018

The actor has some terrific advice to give step-parents so they can successfully navigate this rather tricky role
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Manmeet Devgun, Artist
July 12, 2018

This Delhi-based performance artist finds it both challenging and exploratory to put herself out there in an unrehearsed act that happens in real time and space
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Malini Kochupillai, Photographer, Khirkee Voice

Her project uses the newspaper format to spread positive stories and images of the African population that lives in South Delhi’s Khirki neighbourhood
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Jasmeen Patheja, Blank Noise

Her art initiative Blank Noise has started Action Heroes, which uses social media stories to change the public perception of ‘victimhood’ to ‘empowerment’
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Heena Sidhu, Gul Panag, Ace shooter, Actor
July 09, 2018

Calling The Shots: Heena Sidhu And Gul Panag Are Put Through Their Paces

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographs by Shweta Desai. Make-Up by Mariyam Riyaz Nadia, Hair by Niloufer Shaikh; Both from Dessange Mumbai

Ace shooter Heena Sidhu and actor Gul Panag expound the benefits of exercise as an indispensable part of everyday life...
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Rekha, Bollywood Actress

The Disruptive Diva: Rekha Has Always Marched To The Beat Of Her Own Drum

Text by Shruti Sunderraman. Illustration by Priyanka Paul

One of Bollywood’s legendary stars, Rekha is the undying female hero we all deserve
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Harnidh Kaur, Author, Poet
July 07, 2018

The Women Driving India’s Digital Revolution: Harnidh Kaur

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Joshuva Navalkar

This author and poet encourages women to freely discuss sexual harassment and body image issues
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Kamana Gautam, Certified Nutritionist and Lactation Counsellor

This certified nutritionist and lactation counsellor is dedicated to educating people about the benefits of breastfeeding
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Ragini Nag Rao, A Curious Fancy
July 05, 2018

With her “fat fashion blog", A Curious Fancy, she uses her online presence to throw light on the reality of being an unapologetically fat Indian woman
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Sarah Naqvi, Artist

By using hand stitching and embroidery to talk about taboos and body shaming, this textile design student empowers women to look at themselves naturally, as they were intended to
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Saloni Chopra, Actor, Writer, Self-confessed Feminist
July 04, 2018

The Women Driving India’s Digital Revolution: Saloni Chopra

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Amit Agarwal (Image provided by Sonali Chopra)

This self-confessed feminist is using the power of social media to break our culture of silence by getting her followers to engage in conversation about women’s rights.
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Karuna Nundy, Lawyer

The (Em)Power List 2018: Karuna Nundy

Photograph by Olivia Arthur/Magnum Photos

This lawyer is one of the drafters of Womanifesto, a bill of rights designed and intended to change the depraved laws pertaining to crimes against women
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