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.
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.
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.