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Manjot Bains

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Manjot Bains is the editor-in-chief of Jugni Style, producer of The Nameless Collective Podcast, and co-creator of ANARA.
Movie Inspired by Delhi Gang Rape Puts Onus on

Movie Inspired by Delhi Gang Rape Puts Onus on Women

It's been almost a year since a gang rape in Delhi overtook the news cycle and sparked protests and discussion about women's safety, sexual violence and patriarchy in India and around the world. On the eve of that anniversary, when we start to ask if there have been any real changes in policing, education and everything else, Anurag Kashyap (<em>Dev D</em>, <em>That Girl in Yellow Boots</em>) releases a short film called, <em>That Day After Everyday</em>, that looks at sexual harassment, surveillance and violence in India.
11/06/2013 01:53 EST
Finding Strong Indian Women in Hidden

Finding Strong Indian Women in Hidden Stories

One day, Shauna Singh Baldwin gave her grandmother a notebook and suggested that she write down her personal stories. What emerged were pages of personal memories of the trauma of partition - and it was the first time Shauna and her family heard about their grandmother's experiences. "I realized that until then, my grandfather had been the person who told my grandmother's stories about Partition," she said.
07/07/2013 06:49 EDT
TOIFA Vancouver Celebrates Women's Spirit,

TOIFA Vancouver Celebrates Women's Spirit, Power

Where can you find Bollywood actresses, local media personalities and a few government employees to boot? All were had at the Times of India Film Awards Women's Day event at the River Rock Casino this past weekend.
03/05/2013 02:19 EST