Category Archives : Million.India

Zakia Soman (India)

  Zakia Soman is the co-founder of Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, the Indian Muslim Women’s Movement, which was formed in January 2007. The BMMA is an autonomous, secular, rights-based mass organization led by Muslim women which fights for the citizenship rights of Muslims in India, as well as for gender justice in Islam. It has demanded […]



Rehana Riyawala (India)

  Ms Rehana Riyawala is Secretary of SEWA since January, 2012. Ms Rehana Riyawala joined SEWA in 2001 as a finance co-ordinator, her growing efforts with the Organization made her Co-ordinator of SEWA’s in-house management consulting unit wherein she provided technical support to various projects; evaluatory studies, strategic plans, proposals, report etc. Gradually, Rehana Riyawala […]

Stop Acid Attacks Team (India)

  In the shadow of the Taj Mahal a group of strong women, all survivors, have come together to run a café. Sheroes’ Hangout is a café near the Taj Mahal, Agra, which is run by five women, Ritu Saini, Chanchal Kumari, Neetu Mahor, Gita Mahor and Rupa, who have all survived acid attacks. In India, acid attacks, possibly […]


Cecile Mukarubuga(India)

  Organization:School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India Brief profile: Professor and the Dean, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Having been chairperson and Area Studies Director in the Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies earlier having written many books, monographs and articles.  Short term consultancies with the International […]

Anita Rampal(India)

  Dean of Faculty of Education, University of University of Delhi Brief Profile: Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Delhi Granted Ph.D in physics Having been a Scientist of the University Grants Commission, Fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Having held the Nehru Professor Chair at the University of Baroda Having worked at the grassroots […]


Deena Ravi Thinakaran (India)

Deena Ravi Thinakaran is a Hong Kong girl with Indian lineage. Even though she got a traditional Indian women’s appearance, her inter- heart or even thoughs was modern. Although her outward appearance has no different with the traditional India’s women, her personality contains a great different with that conservation image. She has a unidue perspective […]

Mathangi Kalithas (India)

The inevitable destiny   Mathangi Kalithas is a 20 year old Indian lady. She is an active University student. She joins lots of International programs and cultural exchange tours which help her to build up a global horizon. However, she still has to suffer from the paternity system. Her freedom is limited by her parents […]

Uppekha Jain and Pankuhuri Awasthi (India)

We sing against the world   Uppekha Jain and Pankuhuri Awasthi were two brave Indian ladies who speak out the raping culture in India. Since the sexual crimes to female in India are really serious, every woman is scared to walk along in the street. These two ladies saw this terrible fact, so they decided […]

Sania Mirza (India)

A Champion   Sania Mirza is an Indian tennis player. She is the first India female sports player who has a championship status as well. Currently, she is a champion of. 28 year old Mirza has won a French mixed genders tennis before, until now, she has won almost 26 Tour Championship   In the […]

Jyoti Singh (India)

A Tragedy   In 2012, 23 year old Jyoti was raped by bus drivers and other passages during the path to home. The criminal Mukesh Singh even physically abused her and left her on the highway. She was hurt so bad and her male friend’s leg was broken as well. Unfortunately, Jyoti died after this […]