4 Reasons Why People Change Their Names

Often people believe in the proverb that, “What is in a Name?” On the other hand, there are many people who get very offended when someone addresses them by a wrong name or even a wrong pronunciation of their names. Especially, when one has undergone a name change and a person calls them by their […]

Talking Green: An Interview with Vandana Shiva

I met Vandana Shiva in the airport. When the automatic sliding doors at the arrivals gate revealed her luggage cart and her orange sari, I half expected a beam of light to illuminate her, such is the legend that surrounds her. Of course none did because Vandana Shiva is just a human being and not a saint. […]

Juggling Mom: Successful Career and Marriage

In this modern world, it’s not easy if you want to have a successful career. It’s even harder if you’re a woman with kids. There are a lot of expectations – do the house shores, take care of the kids, drive them to school. Also, do your work obligations properly and always shine. It may […]

India Ripple Academy Learning Lab: Empowering Women for Environmental Protection

India Ripple Academy Learning Lab is a 3-day workshop about the power of women leaders to transform environmental crises into solutions. The India Ripple Academy Learning Lab offers a unique forum for discussion, training, and celebration with grassroots women leaders who are protecting our earth and empowering communities. India Ripple Academy Learning Lab Our goal […]

How Fashion is Bridging the Cultural Differences

Fashion trends are never lost in the darkness of oblivion. An old style only gets replaced by a new trend. With time, the style that was once replaced comes back to the forefront and rules the charts again. With the advent of technology and increased globalization, several cultures and practices have fused to create something […]

Synergies between Women and Environment

Women and the environment are closely interlinked, throughout history, different nations glorified women as powerful symbols of nature, and nature has always been given the female characteristics: care, reproduction and life-giving. However, women’s involvement in the preservation of the environment has seldom been recognized and documented in world history. One of the most significant phenomena in […]

Climate Change Impacts on Palestinian Women

The Palestinian Territories, especially the Gaza Strip, are highly vulnerable to climate change due to threats posed by increasing water stress, falling agricultural productivity, greater probability of flashfloods and saline intrusion into groundwater. Women in Palestine will have to bear greater impact of climate change because of their traditional, gender-prescribed roles as they are highly […]