German flight attendant Mariam Jouini was teary-eyed the first time she flew to India – and now she can’t get enough of the country and its gods.
How did yoga change your life? Tell us your story and win!
Read the prizewinning entries in our ‘Equal Visibility’ reader contest.
Are women authors being reviewed and showcased as often as men?
Bright young researcher Reeti Roy was selected to be a legislative assistant to MP Shashi Tharoor. She recounts her experiences that led to the launch of her startup, Aglet Ink.
A hillside hermitage, a guru who uses English slang, a workshop on a spiritual tool for divination – this is quite a getaway for Dr Urvashi Tandon.
From fantasy to the darker side of reality, here are our top three book recommendations for this month.
Sonal Sachdev Patel and Jemma Wayne-Kattan came together to write a children’s book based on the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita.
We ask celebrated speaker, somatic therapist and rape rehabilitation counselor Vasu Primlani what leads men to rape and what we can do about it.
Mumbai-based PR professional Amrita Mendonza is looking for ‘lagom’, the Swedish word for ‘just the right amount’.
Nazia Erum’s hard-hitting new book is an eye-opener about what religious polarization in national politics is doing to innocent children in schools. An excerpt.
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu on the social stigma of single or divorced in India and why single women live in fear.
Jojo Moyes’ new novel ‘Still Me’, ‘The Only Story’ by Julian Barnes and ‘Eleven Ways to Love’ should be on your must-read list this month.
Dr Urvashi Tandon chances upon a new spiritual technique called ‘automatic writing’ and decides to give it a shot.
Rani lost not one but two husbands before she reached her mid-thirties. But this is not a sob story.
Though hailing from an Indonesian village where girls weren’t expected to study, Andi Yudha’s mother pushed her to travel abroad and study medicine. Independence isn’t easy, though, says the 20-year-old.
Turn your inner bully into your own inner best friend. Kay Newton tells you how.
Aya was headed towards a typical corporate life in Japan, when a chance encounter led her to the path of yoga, and took her around the world till she found her calling.
Behind every celebrity is a hardworking PR manager, who is often herself a woman of strength and courage. This is Avantika Sinha’s story.
It’s Valentine’s month, and before you get any cheeky ideas, please be informed that a Ministry of Sex is underway, says our cheeky columnist Unsanskari Stree.
It pays to read eShe! Here’s how to enter our Valentine Special Contest.
Emmy J Favilla’s A World Without “Whom” is as much about reinventing grammar as a witty insight into the internet generation’s mindset. Here, she shares what happened after she first published BuzzFeed’s now-famous editorial style sheet.
There are two battles being fought in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavat. One is the grim reality of war fought from Khilji’s side without honour. The other: fought by the women, fought with honour, to have a final say on their bodies.
Mother of two sons, Aarti Malhotra is proud of her role in their lives – as their chief nutrition officer when they were younger, to their back-end support in their businesses now that they’re grown up.
A meaningful hobby learnt in youth often reaps dividends in old age, says Sunanda Jain.
Unsanskari Stree is sick of jokes doing the rounds on WhatsApp groups, portraying Indian men as battered, helpless victims, whose nagging, irritable spouses make life miserable for them.
Filmmaker and columnist Natasha Badhwar’s book ‘My Daughters’ Mum’ chronicles her life as a journalist, wife and mother. It also touches upon the problem of everyday discrimination in modern India.
When her 50-something mother started a sari brand in Kolkata, Shalini Agarwal decided to help her promote her saris in Jaipur by holding exhibitions. Gradually, she became an event organiser to reckon with.
The movie is more than a cinematic statement on press freedom and responsibility. Its moments of inner and outer empowerment make it a must-watch for women viewers in India, many of whom would relate to Katharine’s journey forty years ago.
The venues – mostly run by women – were hand-picked in acknowledgement of the selfless role they have played in their communities. Women authors, too, stepped up to do their bit.