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This Fashion Artist’s ‘The Almirah’ Project Captures Women’s Emotions During Lockdown

Fashion artist Sharmila Nair’s new project links women’s emotions during the pandemic to the tradition of parents gifting almirahs to daughters. By Shweta Bhandral Entrepreneur and fashion artist Sharmila Nair’s latest project The Almirah is a fashion art installation that showcases the emotions, Indian women went through during the Covid pandemic. “There’s a tradition in Kerala where …

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Loss and Labour: The Effect of Lockdown on Rural Indian Women

Rural women in India have never had it easy, and the Covid lockdown has further increased their workload while leaving them financially vulnerable. Text and photos by Shweta Bhandral Past few months have been exceptionally brutal for India’s economy. With GDP contracting by 23.9 per cent from April to June, as many as 21 million …

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“Borders Are There But Stories Can Bridge the Gap” – Cinema’s Power women at eShe Peace Summit

What powerful women directors and producers from India and Pakistan had to say at eShe Indo-Pak Peace Summit Led by Women By Shweta Bhandral   “The more the content travels the more empathy it builds.” – Mehreen Jabbar “Art reflects society not just by mirroring it but by mirroring it with some perspective.” – Alankrita …

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