• On Performative Feminism

    On Performative Feminism

    This is a new, updated version of Mardiya's article previously published on Ananke under the title of Performative Feminism.   Feminism as a movement has undergone a series of evolutions in terms of how activism is carried out. In its early stages, during the 19th and 20th centuries, it...
  • Slowly yet steadily, women are climbing the workforce ladder

    Slowly yet steadily, women are climbing the workforce ladder

    ‘Behind every successful man is a woman’ used to be a very common expression. These days, however, women across the globe are breaking glass ceilings and shattering stereotypes about a woman’s place in society, in the workplace specifically. The latest Let’s Get Real About Equality: When Women Thrive report...
  • On Changemaking

    On Changemaking

    I work for a San Francisco based health tech firm, Doximity, as their Senior Data Analytics Manager. Doximity provides digital workflow tools for medical professionals such as doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists in the US. It is surprising how the health care system is one of the...
  • Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    If you are a woman who has breastfed your baby, you will know that nothing beats the experience of meeting your baby’s gaze during this special time. The bond created is unique – a special divine language between mother and infant, without the need for words.  You are communicating...
  • All it takes is one candle to light up the world

    All it takes is one candle to light up the world 

      This article is part of Ananke's Special Resilience Edition published in July 2021 on ISSUU, click here to read the entire magazine. “There are more good people than bad people, and overall there’s more that’s good in the world than there is that’s bad. We just need to...
  • Voicing Stateless Exclusion

    This article is part of Ananke's Resilience Edition published on ISSUU - the special edition can be viewed here.   “Fight for your rights with all your heart. Because if you do not address the problem, it will keep chasing you” ~ Nur Azizah – Rohingya Refugee    ...
  • Faces of Resilience

    Faces Of Resilience

    This investigative cover story is part Ananke's Special Resilience Edition and is available on ISSUU, check out the magazine here. The COVID19 pandemic has claimed more than 3.95 million victims worldwide. Nowhere in sight is any kind of respite. With rising death toll, many claim the disease to be...
  • Climate change and its inequitable impacts on women

    Climate change and its inequitable impacts on women

    This article has previously been published in Ananke's Special Edition celebrating the Day of the Girl and can be viewed here. The special edition was part of Ananke's groundbreaking digital Girl Summit, which also included a session with Sara Hayat on the topic of climate change and its impact...
  • On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    The digital realm has played a pivotal role in how we create, ‘interact’ with and amplify the written word. From Gutenberg to computers and the Internet, each has been instrumental in not just building pathways to knowledge, enabling the reader to think and be informed, much to the dismay...
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