Girl Power: Interview with IndiGo pilot Runam Singh about her journey to the skies!
Misogynistic social practices rooted in its largely patriarchal culture have made India one of the world’s most unsafe places for women. Yet, many of the country’s women are now breaking free from this cruel ground reality and reaching for the skies. Some of them are literally flying there! Runam... Read more
BEHIND THE SCENES: About Dipsar College’s Fitoor Dramatics Society and Its Theatrical Production on Marital Rape
Marital Rape is an act wherein either of the spouses in a marriage indulges in sexual intercourse with the other spouse without consent.    So, while the perpetrator of marital rape can be of either gender, a largely male-dominated nation like India sees more male perpetrators than female ones. ... Read more
ART for HUMANITY: Delhi’s IHE College Raises Awareness on Organ Donation through Theatre
Each year, nearly half a million people in India die due to organ scarcity. However, superstitions and lack of awareness surrounding the topic prevent many in the country from pledging their organs for donation. Organ donation is the process of surgically procuring an organ from a live or deceased... Read more
In Conversation with Kshitij Dramatics Society of Delhi’s Gargi College
India is a ‘secular’ nation by law. That means its government is not subject to any religious rules or beliefs, and its countrymen have the freedom to practice any religion. However, this secular state is frequently at risk as many of the country’s politicians are religious fundamentalists who use... Read more
READ: How HANSRAJ is using the Power of Theatre to Tackle Social and Emotional Isolation and Much More!
With growing ‘digital’ access to food, shopping, and even socialising, “staying in” has become the new “going out”. However, this favour for online experiences over offline ones has caused millions of people to become increasingly isolated. “We understand that in this fast-paced world of ours, it has become difficult... Read more
Interview with Rahnuma – The Street Theatre Group of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women
Through thought-provoking articles and inspiring stories, EQand.com propagates that individuals can drive positive change in and around themselves by the power of their emotions. However, ‘Emotional Health’ is a subject that is misunderstood by many, and ignored by many more. That’s mainly because of the lack of awareness and... Read more
Quick guide to prevent, prohibit and redress sexual harassment at the workplace
The Sexual Harassment Act, 2013 Under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, all employers in India have a specific legal obligation to “provide a safe and secure working environment free from sexual harassment for all women”. Sexual harassment: Includes a) physical contact... Read more
Employers: 5 Reasons to STOP ticking only Compliance Check-boxes and START addressing Sexual Harassment at your Workplace!
Since the Sexual Harassment of Women in Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act was passed in 2013, all employers in India have had to compulsorily address sexual harassment against women at their workplaces. But while merely complying with the set provisions of the Sexual Harassment law could keep employers... Read more
How to be your own Lakshmi
Meet the new Indian woman. She’s ambitious, attractive and has a string of qualifications behind her name. She’s a goddess controlling her own destiny…or at least she believes she is. That’s until, someone asks her about her personal finances. She looks momentarily perplexed upon hearing that question. But then... Read more