Dr. Vibhuti Patel in protests against gender violence

Dr. Vibhuti Patel, professor at SNDT university, is seen here participating with fellow activists in demonstrations against gender violence in Mumbai at the end of 2012. The occasion was a protest gathering of 18 women's rights organisations on 22nd December 2012, at the same spot where a young woman was slashed with a sickle by... Continue Reading →

Rainmakers at Cognizant’s TCO Campus

Some images from a full day in the cafeteria at Cognizant Technology Solutions' beautiful campus. Enthusiastic members started visiting even as we began to pull the photographs out of their plastic wrappers. We must have had over 200 visitors. We got most people to sign our guestbook--in fact we opened up a few notebooks for... Continue Reading →

Our ‘Rainmakers’ winners!

The Rainmakers exhibit had 2 winners! Based on jury comments and visitors' observations, we gave two first prizes. One prize, a photo printer, went to Prasant Mohanty of Madhya Pradesh for his photo: 'Surviving. being resourceful.'  The other first prize, a gift certificate, was awarded to Sakshi Kumar for 'University Graduate, New Delhi.' Surviving. Being... Continue Reading →

"Meeting with President V.V.Giri of India 1973 , accompanying my mother with the Khudrat e Khoda Education Commission. Seen in the picture are my mother Basanti Guhathakurta, and Prof. M.U. Ahmed, psychologist, members of the commission and myself (Meghna Guhathakurta)." Photo submitted by Meghna Guhathakurta

1954: Basanti Guhathakurta, headmistress of Maniza Rahman Girls School, Gandaria, Dhaka (old town), back row standing 4th from left, during a cultural function. Centre front row: Begum Shamsunnahar, writer and student of Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain; on her right, Asha Lata Sen veteran Congress leader; The rest are teachers, volunteers (standing) and leading community leaders (in the... Continue Reading →

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