• #IWD2020 Special: Engendering The Future of Work

    The world is changing at an unprecedented pace thanks to the rise of disruptive, new technologies. The digital age or industry 2.0 has not just fueled advancements, it has played a catalyzing role in the democratization of access, markets and opportunities to a good extent. Progress has enabled improvements...
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    Editorial: Gender Equality in the Digital Age

    This article was previously published in Ananke's Special 2020 Edition titled Generation Equality and can be found here.    How far have we come in the realization of Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment? Almost 25 years have passed since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and the Fourth World...
  • Correcting The Dichotomy in Sport

    In the past decade, the world of sports has gained seen many interesting turn of events, more so because of the numerous laudable feats female athletes achieved. From breaking glass ceilings to challenging the status quo and pushing for equal pay, these female athletes have done much more than...
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    Data – The Genetic Code of Empowerment

    It is almost curtain time for the year 2019. Another decade is coming to a close showcasing numerous breakthroughs that have improved lives of many. The driving force behind this progressive change has undoubtedly been the deluge of information reaching every nook and corner of the world at the...
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    Accelerating SDGs Action

    November 21st, 2019, New Delhi (India): The inaugural SDGs Impact Summit was held in New Delhi at the Taj Palace Hotel, convening 500+ international delegates, panelists, change makers, activists and influencers rallying to propel the momentum of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The summit was conceptualized by...
  • ARiiSE Inclusion

    “It doesn’t matter if you can see or not, because we are always in the dark. Fears are overwhelming especially the fear we might fail. All these fears conspire against us to paralyze us. But life is ever changing, and we still reach out and embark on great adventures....
  • Delivering Inclusive Progress, Not Promises at the Workplace

    Supporting Women at the Workplace – a highly relevant topic that needs more attention than a mere bird’s eye view. So what is it all about? Women’s Empowerment – Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality at the Workplace, supporting women etc.– these are some of the buzzwords emphatically voiced these days,...
  • Human Trafficking in the Digital Age

    It is an absolute pleasure to be here albeit digitally. I’ll begin with a brief introduction about my work. I founded Ananke in 2014 – a digital platform that empowers women through awareness, education and advocacy. We showcase visionary women as role models for aspiring women and girls to...
  • Dissecting the financial gender gap

    Entrepreneurship is one of the main lifelines of positive economic activity in a country. Not only does it enable healthy competition, triggers innovation and introduces new products as well as services, it greatly contributes to economic development, productivity and job creation. While many barriers still exist for entrepreneurs leading...