Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Ending #Violence Against #Women In #India

Women everywhere are affected by gender-based violence. However, instead of hiding in the shadows, women are starting to fight back. Like Phoolan, they used their experiences to become advocates and leaders.  Lady Kharrazi is currently working on a film about Phoolan Devi, giving the world more insight into this important female folk hero. Hopefully, the…… Continue reading Ending #Violence Against #Women In #India

Film · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Phoolan, Causes and History of Child Marriage

The exact time this practice began in India is not known. However, it is thought to have originated during the early Muslim invasions in the 10th century. It is said the daughters were married young for their safety, so invaders would not carry them off. These social norms continue keep women in submission today. Concern…… Continue reading Phoolan, Causes and History of Child Marriage