Recently, we have seen a new wave of women running for political office. This is particularly exciting, since we need more women in political leadership. Strong women in politics, including Phoolan Devi in India, have made important changes. As more women run for office, this progress will continue. Female Political Leadership is Important Female leaders…… Continue reading Progress Continues for Women’s Political Rights
Earlier this week, the New York Times published an article on the gender bias and related financial discrimination U.S. women are facing as they run for political office. In it, Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns shared the story of Ms. Chris Giunchigliani. Ms. Giunchigliani is a candidate for Nevada’s gubernatorial race in 2018. Throughout her…… Continue reading Women in Politics Face Systematic Challenges
فولان در خانواده ای فقیر در هندوستان به دنیا آمد. او نیز مانند بسیاری از دیگر زنانی که در چنین شرایط ناخوشایندی به سر می برند، مدام در معرض خشونت قرار داشت. با این وجود و علی رغم این آشفتگی، فولان نخواست در سایه باقی بماند بلکه اوضاع را برای سوء استفاده گران نامناسب ساخت.…… Continue reading فولان دوی که بود؟
Upcoming Film on Phoolan Devi Celebrates a Rebel and a Role Model “Phoolan Devi, for me, is a symbol,” says Lady Kharrazi. “She wasn’t a woman, she’s a legend.” On one hand, she was an outcast in the eyes of society. She was a murderer and a bandit, and she did lots of things that…… Continue reading Upcoming Film on Phoolan Devi
Arts and Culture Create a Platform for Sharing Ideas Lady Kharrazi believes in humanity and family values. She understands that love is universal, and that what brings us together is far more powerful than what makes us different. This is why she works hard to bridge cultural divides through her charitable organization, the Toos Foundation.…… Continue reading Arts and Culture Create a Platform for Sharing Ideas
More than half of the world’s refugees are children, often fleeing alone. Many refugees are women who have lost their entire families and communities.
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