Too Old to be a Mum?

Too Old to be a Mum?

Why would women old enough to be great-grandmothers want to have children? Well, the World’s Oldest Mother, 70 year-old Rajo Devi from Delhi, was delighted that modern fertility treatment enabled her to have her first child after 50 years of marriage. Likewise, 58-year-old Sue Tollefesen was thrilled when she become Britain’s Oldest Mum. Doctors feared her ‘hard abdominal mass’ was cancerous until they discovered she was pregnant! In America, blind 64 year-old Janise Wulf has…

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From a bar dancer’s daughter to a drummer

From a bar dancer’s daughter to a drummer

Life of a sex worker in India is full of criticism and shame. This intriguing talk focuses upon the life of a sex worker’s daughter and how she rises from shame to pride. From being ridiculed to inspiring millions. The message of this talk is simple, that purpose and ideas have incredible powers and can achieve big feats. This journey of the daughter of a sex worker from Kamathipura bringing a change in the society…

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GoAir Celebrated Rakshabandhan In Its Right Spirit

GoAir Celebrated Rakshabandhan In Its Right Spirit

The initiative by GoAir is a prime example of the spirit of Rakshabandhan – celebrating those who protect us! It’s a fresh break from the usual brand activities that we get to see around this time of the year. GoAir wishes you a happy Raksha Bandhan! Our brave Jawans protect every flight that takes off and lands. This Raksha Bandhan, GoAir decided to salute these brave hearts with a special gesture.Wishing everyone a #HappyRakshaBandhan! Posted…

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The evolution of Indian Female Biker

The evolution of Indian Female Biker

A YOUNG woman is challenging gender stereotypes in India by riding the streets of New Delhi on a motorbike. Roshni Misbah has been turning heads as she speeds past on her CBR Repsol and Royal Enfield bikes wearing a leather jacket, high heels and a headscarf. Riding a motorbike isn’t the regular mode of transport for women in India, but Roshni has had a passion for motorbikes since a young age – and she wants…

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Where are India’s Woman Scientists?

Where are India’s Woman Scientists?

Name three Indian woman scientists? Why is it too hard? Why are woman in Science, Tech, Engineering and Mathematics not as well known as the men? We have tried finding some answers. We spoke to a senior NASA scientist, a Space Engineer at European Space Agency, the Founder of INK Talks, Solar Engineers from a village in Rajasthan and a Science Journalist and what they said will amaze you. Here’s what real role models look…

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Girl With The 21kg Ovarian Cyst

Girl With The 21kg Ovarian Cyst

A teenage girl’s life was saved after surgeons removed a cyst weighing as much as a five-year-old from her ovary. Khalida from Kashmir, India, suffered from chronic stomach pain before the emergency procedure. Over the course of six months the pain in Khalida’s stomach intensified and doctors in the remote region initially believed it to be a gastric problem. As the pain grew so did the size of her stomach, which left her looking pregnant…

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The Widows of Varanasi | Rituals In India

The Widows of Varanasi | Rituals In India

Some parts of Indian society consider widows to be inauspicious. When a woman becomes a widow, many families just abandon them at old age homes or shelters, sometimes on the pretext of sightseeing in Varanasi. Most of the women living in this home for widows were married off at very young ages, some as young as 11. Widow remarriage is still frowned upon in many parts of the country, as it is against some people’s…

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How Much Kate Middleton Spent on Her India Tour Wardrobe ?

How Much Kate Middleton Spent on Her India Tour Wardrobe ?

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, recently wrapped up a seven-day tour of India and Bhutan. She wore 18 different outfits in public and obviously looked fantastic in all of them. And thanks to the enterprising people at E! Online, I know how much she spent on this tremendous wardrobe (and personally, I think it was worth it because she looked really good!). Kate mixed fresh new stuff with dependable items she’s worn over and over, but…

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What is Beauty ? #YOULOOKDISGUSTING

What is Beauty ? #YOULOOKDISGUSTING

Over the past few months, I’ve received thousands of messages from people all over the world who suffer or have suffered from acne, an insecurity or self confidence issues. I wanted to create a film that showed how social media can set unrealistic expectations on both women and men. One challenge many face today, is that as a society, we’re so used to seeing false images of perfection, and comparing ourselves to unrealistic beauty standards…

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Change the way you look at women success

Change the way you look at women success

Titan’s new ad attempts to #BreakTheBias, but the big twist in the end was expected from the very first scene. It was as predictable as Aamir Khan’s attendance at an award show. The idea being portrayed here is – change the way you look at a woman’s success. While the thought is novel, the execution is average.

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Armless Artist’s Incredible Paintings

Armless Artist’s Incredible Paintings

BORN with no arms, artist Swapna Augustine can nevertheless paint stunning portraits – using her FEET to hold her brush. The 42-year-old, a resident of Ernakulam district in Kerala, India, makes a living from selling her artworks. When Swapna’s mum Sophie was pregnant, Swapna’s father, Augustine, dreamt his wife would deliver a baby without arms, who would go on to bring glory to the family’s name. Three months later when she was born, the parents aptly named the baby Swapna…

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A sorry letter from a Father to a Daughter

A sorry letter from a Father to a Daughter

We know every woman has two jobs – one at the office and one at home. She multitasks and handles both almost single handedly. It’s time to understand why. It’s time to get to the root of the issue. Is it our upbringing? Are we passing gender roles that haven’t evolved with the times? Watch this film and share your thoughts.  

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Your Ultimate Guide To ‘Shaadi Shopping’

Your Ultimate Guide To ‘Shaadi Shopping’

With the wide variety of Indian wear available, there are so many choices and it can often be very confusing to choose outfits. Taking it a step further, deciding what outfit to wear for which function is an even more gruelling task. To make things simpler for you, Devangi Nishar (Director at Aza) breaks down the styles, colours and silhouettes that are appropriate for each occasion, whether you’re the bride or a wedding goer. Follow…

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