Real Life Heroes – By Manvi in collaboration with Raah – A Literacy and Cultural Center, Pune presents –  #LiveToInspire Web Talk Series January 28th, Sunday, 5 PM – 7 PM, be ready to spend your evening with – Vithika Yadav – The Country Head of Love Matters India and, an anti-trafficking and anti-slavery specialist. She…

Girls can play Rugby, Girls can do Anything – Ayane Hirata

In sports, when a man scores big – it’s his hard work, when a woman scores big – it’s also ‘his’ hard work, ‘his’ being a coach. Barring Tennis, which is the most gender-equitable sport, no other sport offers equal acknowledgment to a woman. In fact, women are not only perceived as weak but are…

Men’s Questions About #MeToo, Answered – Editor’s Outlook

Recently, for MARC’s #MeToo expert opinion blog, I was asked to share my opinions on the #MeToo Movement and what it should mean to men. I am super proud to share my name with experts like Terry Howard, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Texas Instruments, Lars Einar Engström a trained psychologist and a senior partner…

Empowerment, not just employment – Priyank Patel

“Nukkad is not just a teafe, we are a social movement aiming to engage, employ and empower” – Priyank Patel, The Founder of Nukkad – The Teafe Priyank Patel graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication in 2007 from Shankracharya college of engineering, got placed in an IT firm Tech Mahindra in Delhi and worked with various other…

This thing about ‘Being Real’

I feel small when I say ‘NO’ to someone in need. I feel small when I lie. I feel small when I act cold. I feel small when I don’t fulfill promises. I feel small when I fight mindlessly. I feel small when I don’t trust love. I feel small when I give up on…

Let’s Talk on Dementia – Event Highlights

What a fantastic event we had yesterday!! Tanvi Mallya (Founder of Tanvi Mallya’s Elder Care Services) joined me for an awareness talk on Dementia @ Pagdandi Books Chai Cafe. She shared her expert knowledge on “Neurological Disorders” and how one can cope with them. Below are some of the highlights of the event –  

KrantiKālī with Manvi

Super excited to be a part of KrantiKālī‘s very first twitter curation, follow my tweets on feminism, gender, sexuality and digital rights @KrantiKali  KrantiKālī, founded by Bhani Rachel Bali, is a multi-platform gender innovation lab working for the gender revolution. To know more about Rachel, please read my article on her inspiring work.

FB Live with Vithika Yadav

On 17th November, as part of ‘#LiveToInspire Series’, I was FB Live from the Love Matters India office, with the very inspiring Human Rights Activist Vithika Yadav and her equally inspiring team. We talked about Sexuality Rights, Reproductive Rights, the significance of ‘Consent’ in a relationship, how parents can create a well-informed environment for their kids and…