Black History Month

This was created in 1926 in the United States by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. It is a way of remembering and celebrating the Negro race and what contributions black people of African origin have made in the world. There are many personalities who have made … Continue reading Black History Month

Alice Guy-Blaché – A forgotten pioneer of Hollywood

Since time immemorial, women have been considered beneath men. It has been believed that women can’t do what men can. However, time and again many courageous women have proved this notion wrong. Alice Guy-Blaché was one of them. She was born on July 1st, 1873 into a French family. She stayed in countries such as … Continue reading Alice Guy-Blaché – A forgotten pioneer of Hollywood

Priyanka Chopra – from Miss World to Mrs Jonas

From the time Indians started making movies, most of the actresses were used for their beauty and dancing. Without an actress, there’s no spice in the movie. Almost all the actresses went along with it, playing the role of “damsel in distress”. However, with time things have changed as some actresses started taking unconventional roles. … Continue reading Priyanka Chopra – from Miss World to Mrs Jonas

Why women have more fashion sense than men

Since time immemorial, women have been said to be the more sensitive gender. This difference is not only biological based but can also be influenced by society. Marcia Pelchat, a sensory scientist at the Monell Chemical Sciences Center in Philadelphia theorised that “Women are more likely to do laundry, the cooking, the cleaning – they … Continue reading Why women have more fashion sense than men

What does Captain Marvel teach us about women

Marvel Studios has been making movies with male superheroes. Now, however, they have made the first female lead superhero movie, Captain Marvel. Set in 1995, the story follows Carol Danvers aka Vers, a starforce member of the Kree. Vers has nightmares in which she sees an older woman whom she doesn’t recognise. Her mentor and … Continue reading What does Captain Marvel teach us about women

International women’s day (IWD) – Celebrating womanhood

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” Gloria Steinem Everybody in this world wants appreciation for their work and women are not an exception. From the day a female is born till the … Continue reading International women’s day (IWD) – Celebrating womanhood