Small Talk

Small Talk with Manju Vyas

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with Manju…

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Small Wonders

Four women who changed their world

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day has been observed for over 100 years around the world. Since the last one a year ago, there have been a lot of key achievements and breakthroughs in the overall women’s movement. They include: Changes to an archaic rape law in Lebanon that no longer exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries…

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Small Wonders

5 Ads That Broke Gender Cliches In 2017

DO you recall those ads where a woman is seen either in the kitchen or doing the laundry? Of course, you do! Ad campaigns for products that have anything to do with household chores inevitably feature, er, women. Be it a dish wash soap or a fairness cream, stereotypical characters are all too familiar – the ads mirror the society we…

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Small Talk

Small Talk With Virendra ‘Sam’ Singh

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four quirky questions. This week we catch up with VIRENDRA ‘SAM’ SINGH, the founder of Pardada Pardadi…

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Small Talk

Small Talk With Chris Harrison

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four quirky questions. This week we catch up with CHRIS HARRISON, the chairman of The Friends of Baale…

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