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eShe is an international women’s magazine and blog based in New Delhi that amplifies women’s voices and stories about our shared humanity.
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Why I Gave Up My Corporate Job to Become a Full-time Writer, and What I've Learnt
Engineer and writer Salini Vineeth shares her unconventional career journey and how she managed to make a profession out of her passion. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/03/03/salini-vineeth/
06:35
March 3, 2021
The Fiction of Colour: Review of Tanya Goel's 'Pause in a Flicker' Art Exhibition at Nature Morte
In eShe's new column Word of Art by Manasvi Jerath, we visit artist Tanya Goel's online exhibition 'Pause in a Flicker' at Nature Morte. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/03/02/tanya-goel-review/
03:53
March 2, 2021
Dark, Funny, Poignant: 2 Authors on Stories of Impetuous Women and Women Who Misbehave
This Women's Day, two books about rebellious women are slated to hit the stands: 'Impetuous Women' by Shikhandin, and 'Women Who Misbehave' by Sayantani Dasgupta.  This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/03/01/shikhandin-sayantani-dasgupta/
10:53
March 1, 2021
Gender Discrimination in the Corporate Sector? Let Me Count the Ways
Software developer Natasha Sharma lists the insidious ways that gender discrimination pervades Indian corporate workplaces. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/28/natasha-sharma/
06:55
February 28, 2021
Dr Nandita Shah on Why a Vegan Diet is Best for Human Health and the Planet
Dr Nandita Shah, founder of SHARAN, on how a plant-based diet is what appeals naturally to humans, and the ill-effects of meat and dairy on our bodies. “Instinctually, we are attracted to plant smells, not death and decay,” she says. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/27/nandita-shah/
09:54
February 27, 2021
Behind the Scenes at the First Ever Virtual Jaipur Literature Festival
Ananya Jain, a volunteer working behind-the-scenes at Jaipur Literature Festival 2021, which is completely virtual this time around, shares her unique experience. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/26/behind-the-scenes-jaipur-literature-festival/
05:49
February 26, 2021
Authors Anuja Chauhan and Shabnam Minwalla on the Stories Behind Their Thrilling New Whodunnits
Popular authors Anuja Chauhan and Shabnam Minwalla are out with exciting new whodunnits for mystery lovers. Neha Kirpal interviews them about the stories behind their books. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/26/anuja-chauhan-shabnam-minwalla/
08:32
February 26, 2021
How Ecologist Radhika Timbadia's Bookstore-Café Champaca Is Reviving Bengaluru's Reading Culture
Through her Bengaluru bookstore-café Champaca, Radhika Timbadia is creating a community space that celebrates diversity and the power of storytelling. Interview by Smitha Murthy. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/25/radhika-timbadia/
04:56
February 25, 2021
Sai Paranjpye, Maker of 1980s' Cult Classic Chashme Buddoor, on Bollywood Memories and a Creative Life
Book review of legendary Bollywood film director and screenwriter Sai Paranjpye's autobiography 'A Patchwork Quilt: A Collage of My Creative Life' by Neha Kirpal. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/24/sai-paranjpye/
04:37
February 24, 2021
Caroline Purvey's TRE Technique Employs the Body's Own Healing Mechanism to Release Stress and Trauma
UK-based yoga teacher and author Caroline Purvey​ helps people heal from stress and trauma using the body’s own powerful healing mechanism, writes Kay Newton​. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/23/caroline-purvey/
04:37
February 23, 2021
Award-winning Filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar: "You Should Make Films You Believe In; the Audience Will Come"
Acclaimed New York-based filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar talks about storytelling, female role models and Indo-Pak cinema collaborations. Interview by Aekta Kapoor. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/10/mehreen-jabbar/
05:59
February 23, 2021
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Historical Facts and Bestselling Fiction
Indian-American novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni talks about contemporising mythology and exploring the question of identity in a globalised world. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/11/chitra-banerjee-divakaruni/
09:27
February 23, 2021
Researcher-Activist Kirthi Jayakumar on How Global Inequality Narratives Are All Tied to Gender Inequality
Feminist researcher and peace activist Kirthi Jayakumar is using stories, advocacy and technology to nudge India towards gender equality and social justice. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/12/kirthi-jayakumar/
05:39
February 23, 2021
Project Dastaan: How A Youth-Led Team Is Using Virtual Reality to Help Partition Veterans Find Closure
Saadia Gardezi and her teammates at Project Dastaan use 360 VR technology to help the Partition generation in India and Pakistan revisit the land of their birth. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/13/saadia-gardezi/
05:42
February 23, 2021
Reena Saini Kallat on Art That Challenges Borders and Notions of Nationhood
Artist Reena Saini Kallat’s work looks at social and political borders by bringing the focus on manmade barriers and symbols of nationality. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/14/reena-saini-kallat/
06:21
February 23, 2021
Avni Sethi, Founder of Conflictorium Museum, on Democracy and Conflict Resolution
Through art, dance and her Conflictorium Museum in Ahmedabad, interdisciplinary artist Avni Sethi has created a space to bring up difficult subjects of conflict, violence and democracy. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/15/avni-sethi/
05:21
February 23, 2021
Book Review of The Good Girls, Sonia Faleiro’s Chilling Chronicle of the 2014 Hanging of Two Teens in Uttar Pradesh
Award-winning author Sonia Faleiro's latest work of nonfiction follows the mysterious death of two teen girls found hanging from a tree in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in 2014. A book review by Neha Kirpal. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/16/sonia-faleiro/
05:12
February 23, 2021
Mystery Authors Viji Venkat and Sujata Sabnis on the History, Beauty and Injustice in India
Authors Viji Venkat and Sujata Sabnis not only dwell on India’s beauty and history but also the cruelty of its traditions and its social injustice in their new crime thrillers.  This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/17/viji-venkat-sujata-sabnis/
09:39
February 23, 2021
This Craft Revivalist Is on a Mission to Uphold Heritage and Pluralism
Author and social entrepreneur Mehr F Husain is chronicling and reviving the Subcontinent’s artisanal heritage. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/18/mehr-f-husain/
04:37
February 23, 2021
Everything Changed After That: 25 Women, 25 Stories
This new anthology of short stories is a must-have for fiction lovers and a thought-provoking, stereotype-shattering gift for Women's Day. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/18/everything-changed-after-that/
12:39
February 23, 2021
This Kerala NGO Makes Cloth Pads That Are Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly, and Generate Employment Too!
A Kerala-based social enterprise built on spiritual and humanitarian values is out to provide rural women access to low-cost, eco-friendly cloth pads. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/20/saukhyam/
09:14
February 23, 2021
The 7 Habits of Invisible Women and the Patriarchal Code of Silence
Author and social scientist Deepa Narayan’s 'Chup' is a disconcerting look into the minds and lives of Indian women who unconsciously co-opt into patriarchal systems. A book review by Swati Nair. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/21/deepa-narayan/
04:02
February 23, 2021
The Meaning of Mariah Carey: A Revealing Memoir of a Superstar and Her Complex Life
Superstar Mariah Carey’s autobiography reveals details of her rocky childhood, her dedication to her music, and her traumatic first marriage. A book review by Aekta Kapoor. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/22/mariah-carey-autobiography/
05:09
February 23, 2021
When Everyone in the Family Has a Different Definition of Adventure
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://eshe.in/2021/02/22/the-definition-of-adventure/
03:17
February 23, 2021