Mythily Sivaraman at the United Nations (New York), 1967. The photograph was taken when Mythily worked from July 1966 to mid-1968 as Research Assistant in the Permanent Mission of India to the UN. Her research work related to non-self-governing territories and their problems and included the preparation of statements to be made by the Indian... Continue Reading →
Anjum Zamrooda Habib, Srinagar, February 4, 2011 "Anjum Zamrooda Habib is part of a human rights organization in Kashmir and is seen here protesting for the rights of women in Kashmir. These protests took place after two girls from Sopore were killed by unknown gunmen in Kashmir. She also preaches Islam among the Muslim women community. She... Continue Reading →
A woman who sells food outside Kathmandu, Nepal. "On the way to Jiri, outskirts of Kathmandu City, a place for trekkers to begin their journey." Photo submitted by Arun Budhathoki.
1954: Basanti Guhathakurta, headmistress of Maniza Rahman Girls School, Gandaria, Dhaka (old town), back row standing 4th from left, during a cultural function. Centre front row: Begum Shamsunnahar, writer and student of Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain; on her right, Asha Lata Sen veteran Congress leader; The rest are teachers, volunteers (standing) and leading community leaders (in the... Continue Reading →
Potter in Beldaur panchayat, Khagaria, 28.1.2011. "Many female artisans, indulge in pottery work to establish an alternative and local source of livelihood for existence." Photo contributed by Eklavya Prasad.
Deepa Malik, wheelchair bound athelete and ATV car rallyist, 13.09.09, Ahmednagar. Photo submitted by Ashish Verma.