With over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages, To Kill A Mockingbird is possibly one of the most enduring cult-classic novels we have known. Its author Harper Lee, who has only two novels to her credit throughout her career, is no less than a legend. Her debut book was awarded the Read More
Suhani Jalota was barely 15 years old when a research project on sanitation took her to slums of Mumbai. Growing up in privilege, she was shocked to witness the plight of women who struggled with the basic sanitation and menstrual hygiene. Sanitation wasn’t exactly a priority for most slum dwellers who struggled to make ends Read More
Alexander De Croo was the only man among women panelists at Global Citizen UK ahead of IWD2019 on March 6th 2019. The then Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, De Croo was invited to speak about his book that advocates feminism. Three months earlier, he had represented Belgium as a country that stood for gender equality Read More
On May 22nd 2018, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra posted pictures of Rohingya refugees on her Instagram. From the comments, it was clear that most of her 58 million followers had never heard of the Rohingya women at all. Her post shot off a series of media news reports that brought the attention of the Read More
Somali-American supermodel, beauty industry entrepreneur, fashion designer and activist Iman (66) made news in 2019 when she became the first-ever Global Advocate for CARE International. “I am the face of a refugee”, Iman said as she stepped into the position. What inspired the muse of noted designers such as Giannia Versace and Calvin Klein to Read More
When Malala Yousafzai decided to co-write her autobiography alongwith award-winning writer Christina Lamb OBE, she had a definite story to tell: the one that the world already hadn’t heard. For someone whose life has been laid bare quite literally, it must be a hard project to take. I Am Malala was released in October 2013 Read More
This is the story of a woman who lost most of her family members to the Guatemalan war. But instead of getting out of the region to live a comfortable life, she decided to continue fighting for the rights of her indigenous community. Dr Rigoberta Menchú Tum is a Kʼicheʼ Guatemalan human rights activist and Read More
In art circles, she is known as the fairy godmother. She has never bought art by the artist’s name but by the artist’s work. No one has had such a transformative effect in changing the perception of art as Agnes Gund. The 82-year-old art collector, patron and trustee of several art funds and museums used Read More
“How dare the Taliban take away my basic right to education?” 11-year old Malala Yousafzai asked on Pakistani TV back in 2009. Born on July 12, 1997 in Mongora, Pakistan, Malala learnt the importance of education early in life. Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, ran a girls’ school in her village in Swat Valley. Radical terrorist Read More
Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira made history when she created and performed her song “Waka Waka” as the official anthem for the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Having written, composed and produced over 145 songs, Shakira has sold over 75 million records which have made her one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Everyone knows the gorgeous Read More
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