Uski Asha

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Have we ever thought about what she’d like to do? In a utopian world where she is empowered, independent, and supported, would she want her life to look any different? In Uski Asha (Her Hope), we endeavour to bring to you dreams, passion, and aspirations – through the woman’s eyes.

December, 2020

The beauty of my work

Read this piece to understand the aspirations of a beauty worker who defies the notions of “small business” and considers the job of a beautician as dignified as that of a government employee

3 minutes read

November, 2020

Stories of toil and hope

4 stories of 4 inspiring women who work as home-based entrepreneurs and are associated with SEWA Bharat

6 minutes read

July, 2020

Padhai ke naam // Naukri ya kaam

Excerpts from my conversation with a waste and sanitation worker

6 minutes read

July, 2020

Sleepless in Mumbai

A glimpse into a day in the life of a domestic worker in Mumbai through her very own eyes

6 minutes read

July, 2020

Swatantra Hun Main

A day in the life of a (proudly) independent female street vendor from Varanasi

5 minutes read

July, 2020

Six Life Lessons from Two Phone Calls

Here are six lessons I learned from phone calls with two garment workers from Rajasthan and Maharashtra

6 minutes read

July, 2020

Her Contribution

Life of a female beedi worker in 21st century India

5 minutes read

July, 2020

Unke Ghar, Mere Sapne

A glimpse into a day in the life of a female construction worker, through her own eyes

4 minutes read