Manisha, Hindu Priest, Pune , 16.09.09. Photo submitted by Ashish Verma.
Matriarch Da Lat, Vietnam, 2010. "This photograph was taken in a small village, comprising of about 20 families, and having no running water or electricity, located at the top of a mountain in South Vietnam. Upon trekking there, our guide informed us that the village was completely matriarchal, and the woman in the photograph was... Continue Reading →
Nazia Batool, President of the Batool Welfare Trust, Pakistan is distributing gifts among women community on the centenary of IWD, 2011,2011. Contributed by Nazia Batool.
Photographed 5.2.2010 in Dahma Khairi Kutaha, Khagaria district. "In the absence of a male head of household, a woman residing in the flood prone areas have to look after children, livestock, household chores, agriculture and much more, hardly leaving time to care for herself. The absence of men in the region is a result of... Continue Reading →
Reeta, businesswoman in the transportation sector (Oil tankers), 29. 10. 09, New Delhi. Photo submitted by Ashish Verma.
The athlete in the picture won a gold medal in the disc throwing competition during the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi (contributor Sakshi Kumar).
"This picture was found during a college archival project. It was taken in the late 70s in a photo studio. The degree Pratibha Sharma holds is from Delhi University. She is my friend's aunt from whom we borrowed this photograph." Contributed by Sakshi Kumar.
Supreet Dhiman, businesswoman and founder of CATS (an adventure group), Chandigarh (20-10-09). Submitted by Ashish Verma
"My mother is seen here at an inter-collegiate debate that took place at some point between 1983-1986. She studied at Miranda College, University of Delhi and participated in many events such as this." Photo contributed by Sakshi Kumar