We the Women

Wednesday, December 12, 2018BEING THE BOSS

Payal Bhalla Saraf

In today's edition of We The Women, we will learn more about Payal Bhalla Saraf who is an interior designer, and entrepreneur with a business in décor, named as Samaya. Born in Punjab and brought up in Jammu, Payal was always inclined towards fashion designing from an early age; and her outfit, shoes and accessories would reveal her fashion acumen. It was predictable that after passing out of her

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018Making Way By Will

Pragnya Wakhlu

‘We The Women’ is thrilled to bring to you journey of another thriving girl from the State. This engineer with a substantial stint in corporate world tuned into a full time singer and now strives to entertain the world with her voice. She is the winner of Best Folk Fusion artist (popular choice for Kahwa Speaks), International Barclays Rising Star Award, International VIMA awards for Best Female

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018LIVING POISED, AIMING PROGRESS

Gauri Thakur

In today’s edition, ‘We The Women’ has brought for you journey of another thriving theatre artist from the state. She is the lead actress in upcoming movie ‘Gulab Gatha’ based on the life of first Maharaja of our state, Maharaja Gulab Singh. The movie is going to be released on this Sunday, the 21st October. Let’s learn more about Gauri Thakur.

Gauri Thakur is one of the youngest theatre actre

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018EMBODYING UNSTIRRED PERSEVERANCE

Khushboo Mattoo Bhardwaj

In this edition of ‘We The Women’, we have brought for you the journey and vision of another stimulating young lady from the state—one who believes in hustle, in equality, in growth and in peace. Read on to learn more about Khushboo Mattoo Bhardwaj, the programming head for Radio Mirchi 98.3 in the state.

Born to P N Mattoo and Vijay Bhatt in Srinagar, Khushboo was brought up here in Jammu and

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018MOTHERING FOR DECADES

ESTHER WILLIAM

‘Bindi’- It is not unusual to find a woman adorning a bright red dot or a rhinestone or fabric stickies on her forehead, a little above the centre of the eyebrows. But if the person flaunting turns out to be someone of religious faith other than the one it is associated with, it can induce some raised eyebrows, little jaw-drops, questioning stares, and sometimes even a reminder, a lecture on how

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018INTO THE DEEPER REALMS

Geetika Kohli

For this edition of ‘We The Women’ we have brought for you journey of another dynamic and versatile woman from the state. She is an Entrepreneur, Author, Personality Coach, HR Professional and Social Activist. She is also Founding Member of WOW Group (Women’s Wing, Jammu Chamber of Commerce). Without further ado let’s learn more about Geetika Kohli.
Geetika Kohli is a well acclaimed poetess, wh

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018REVOLUTIONIZING CONVENTIONAL TIMELINE

Ishita Madaan

When we look around, along with positive stories of women thriving, we also encounter stories of women circumstantially trapped to live a meaningless life, robbed of dreams. Often embodying selfless sacrifices, they do not even complain about it; they associate the meaning of their lives to the betterment of their loved ones and make fulfillment of the dreams of those they care about as their own

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 PASSING ON THE INNER VOICES

Geetika Mahajan


‘We The Women’ brings for you about the women of various field, through which we get opportunity to learn in depth about the profession along with the individual. Today we have brought to you journey of another such woman with a unique profession. We are talking about Geetika Mahajan, Jammu’s Tarot card reader.

Geetika Mahajan is in her late thirties and is mother of two girls, aged 8 and 4

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018TRIBUTE: Rest in Peace Rita Jitendra

Prof. Dr. Rita Jitendra, an educationist, writer, theatre artist, social as well as cultural activist and former Secretary of J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages passed away on Monday at Doordarshan Kendra in Srinagar while speaking during the live broadcast of DD Kashir’s “Good Morning J&K” programme.
Rita stopped talking suddenly and collapsed midway through the programme at around 8.30

 

Wednesday, September 5, 2018JUGGLING SEAMLESSLY

WOMAN TO KNOW : MAANSI GUPTA

In today’s edition of ‘We The Women’ we have brought to you journey of another well known name in the city. She is a fashion designer with her own label, an entrepreneur and an educationist. We are sure that the odd combination of professional branching must have made you curious. Read on if you are interested in knowing how Maansi Gupta is making it happen.
Maansi Gupta has been associated with

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018ON PATH TO FREEDOM

Last Wednesday we celebrated our freedom, our Independence Day. But despite all pleasure and pride we take in being free as a nation, at back of the head and deep down in the heart a true patriot still has a poking question, “Are we really free?”
So, staying in that state of mind, ‘We The Women’ has brought to you journey of a girl from the city, who is fighting for freedom even in 2018. You ma

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018WOMEN POWER

The past week has seen a demonstration of the new era of women rising up in a way like never before, more so in Jammu and Kashmir, where women are perceived to be exploited more than any other part of the country. While the state High Court got its first woman Judge in all of its 90 years of existence on Tuesday when Advocate Sindhu Sharma took was sworn in to the historic position, the week is g

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018KNOW MORE TO BE MORE

Being Slim does not mean being healthy and vice-versa

It is often perceived that you could be either fat or fit which is based upon the notion that people weighing normal are healthy and do not need to exercise. Well the perspective we are putting out today runs counter to the prevailing wisdom that weight is in and of itself a marker of health; rather, it suggests that a person’s level of physical fitness, in addition to his or her weight, matters

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018YOUNG AT HEART

Sunita Pandit

In today’s edition of We The Women, we are bringing you the journey of another women who makes the clichéd adage ‘age is just a number’ seem accurate. Sunita Pandit is one of the oldest female theatre artists, who has been in the field for more than three decades now. Let’s know more about her and dive into her experiences, thoughts and vision. Who knows we might surface up with pearls?Read on.

 

Wednesday, July 18, 20182nd Anniversary Special

A Recap


2nd Anniversary Edition
It will be 2 years of ‘We The Women’ being published on 20 July, 2018. So on this last edition of another year, we are celebrating the second anniversary of ‘We The Women’ which has evolved from being just a page or a section to become a community. And as we all know that ‘We The Women’ is all about we, the women, it will only be apt if we celebrate this by celebrating

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018Terminating Terms and Conditioning Conditions

How much of you are you? Ever wondered how much you can stretch your thoughts, your vision beyond what you have been brought up, taught and cultured with? Your perceptions, attitude, decisions, choices, even your liking and disliking, how much of them are truly yours and not what you have been cultivated to believe are yours?
Have you ever confronted the self and inspected whether you are truly

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018Know More to Be More

Who's your boss?

For some it could be matter of luxury or ease, for others it could be a curse; we are talking about not being able to work. And guess what, it is a cry more common among women around us than men, even though unemployment is a monster that scares and eats up both genders alike. That’s debatable. Then there are those women who have to make a choice between family and job.
Even those who have jobs

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018DRAPED IN DREAMS

Nafisa Rachel William

We The Women’ is thrilled to bring to you the journey of another woman from the state who not only followed her heart and pursued her passion but also carved a new path for herself to do so. A graduate in English Literature from St. Stephens, Nafisa Rachel William is a journalist-turned-designer, with her eponymous label. Interesting much? Without further ado let’s learn more about her and draw s

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018PACKING LOVE IN TREATS

Diksha Gupta

‘We The Women’ is here for you with another treat. In this week’s edition, we are bringing for you about the journeys of another baker and entrepreneur on rise in the town. Diksha ventured into the field only a year ago and is thriving swiftly because of her delicacies. She is chasing her heart and pursuing her passion as well as flourishing doing the same. Read on to know more.

If you would a

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018PACKING LOVE IN TREATS

RENUKAA RANA MODI

‘We The Women’ is here for you with a treat. In this week’s edition, we are bringing for you about the journeys of one of the most established baker in the town. Renukaa is a well-known name in the baking world of Jammu for last twelve years with experience surpassing even twenty.To survive in this demanding field of shifts and thrive as a business woman is sure to get anyone intrigued. Read on t

 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018KNOW MORE TO BE MORE

MORE ABOUT THE CUPS

Using Menstrual Cup:
PINCH, FOLD, INSERT and LET GO; it will unfold and create a light seal. Sometimes you might need to twist the cup around so it will fully open. You can feel the tug of suction on pulling it when it is properly sealed. REMOVE by pinching the base of the cup to release the seal. EMPTY – into the toilet and rinse or wipe out, then start all over. CLEAN – your menstrual cup. Las

 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018KNOW MORE TO BE MORE

About Menstrual Hygiene and Environment

Did you know it was Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28th of May? Did you know it was World Environment Day yesterday, the 5th of June? Where are we going with this? Before we get to the subject and get in touch with a natural function of woman’s body- Menstruation, unfortunately because we still live in a society where women are treated as second class citizens and periods are tabooed and considered gr

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018BEYOND FIFTY AND STILL HUSTLING

Sangeeta S Bahl

AKRITI JAMWAL

‘We The Women’ is elated to bring for you about the journey of another female Everester from the state, Sangeeta S Bahl, who became oldest Indian women to summit Mt. Everest on 19 May, at age of 53, making the clichéd adage ‘age is just a number’ true. She bettered the record previously held by compatriot Prem Lata Aggarwal who had scaled Mt Everest at the age of 48 in 2011. She

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018Surviving Through Odds

Arifa Jan

Every story ‘We The Women’ brings for you is unique and we aspire to inspire through it. What we have learnt so far that an ordinary seeming person or an ordinary story of that person can have extraordinary bits. It mostly depends how you see that person or how their story gets told. In today’s edition of ‘We the Women’ we have brought for you about the life-story of another not-so-ordinary ordin

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018Onto The Next Turn

Nupur Majumder Sandhu

In this week’s edition of ‘We The Women’, we have brought to you again about the journey of Nupur Majumder Sandhu, a therapist and counselor, writer and what not. Her journey has many twists and turns but the string in the necklace is her openness towards everything, her tendencies to move onto unexplored directions and her optimistic approach towards life. Let’s learn more about her and draw som

 

Sunday, May 13, 2018Who is the Maa?


AKRITI JAMWAL

Today is Mother’s day celebrated across the world on second Sunday of May, every year. Though one day cannot contain the appreciation one must have towards his/her mother for all her love and sacrifices, yet we are glad that there is a day reserved as a reminder and that it gives us an opportunity to make our mom’s feel special.
Yet, one wonders if the way it has been projecte

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018Dazzling, Bedazzling and Shining Through

Neetu Bali

In this week's edition of 'We The Women', we have brought to you yet again about the journey of another entrepreneur, rather a lawyer-turned-entrepreneur. She is jewellery designer Neetu Bali. Before getting into designing Jewellery, Neetu got into the business of warehousing and has been doing that for the past almost two decades. And trust us there's a lot more that she is indulged into. Let's

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018LIFE WOVEN WITH PASHMINA

Varuna Anand

In this week’s edition of ‘We The Women’, we have brought to you about the journey of another thriving entrepreneur. Textile designer Varuna Anand founded ‘The Splendor of Kashmir’ along with her husband Late Parveen Anand in November 2011. Even after she lost her soul-mate only a year later, the determination to realise the dream the two had seen together has only made Varuna stronger in her res

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018KNOW MORE TO BE MORE

About Women Empowerment Schemes


In its last edition, ‘We The Women’ brought for you about the rights ensured to us, women and the safeguards provided, in order to take a small but crucial step towards lesser crime-against-women. This week we are stepping up towards the ultimate goal of Women Empowerment, which means empowering each woman physiologically, socially and economically. So here we are with yet another compilation o

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018KNOW MORE TO BE MORE

ABOUT RIGHTS AND SAFEGUARDS

As we are still brewing in the Kathua’s (Rasana) Minor Rape and Murder case, one cannot help but wonder what is the solution to end such menace and actually make our society free from any form of Crime-against-Women. Although, the idea is surreal and almost impossible but there sure must be ways to reduce and then eventually eradicate them. In order to take a small but crucial step towards lesser