- Ville, État jersey city, NJ
- Situation géographique Amérique du nord
- Age 39
A propos de moi
I grew up in Mumbai, India, where I did her master's in marketing. I worked at J Walter Thompson in Mumbai for two-and-a-half years in the Account Management Department on various Unilever accounts. I was also a journalist and model, and came to the United States in 2002. Unauthorized to work on my 'dependent spouse' visa, my struggles inspired my first film Hearts Suspended. I also find expression through painting, photography and poetry. I am fascinated by the blending cultures in New York, especially the South Asian American, and am keen on sharing their unique struggles, hopes, dreams, and victories through my films and writing. I live in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Faites preuve de changement en:
I exhibit change through inner transformation with my spiritual practise of chanting 'Nam Myoho Renge Kyo' with the SGI - an organisation dedicated to world peace and value creation through individual happiness. I find that through changing myself I can change my environment.
Je suis passionnée par:
Women's issues, spirituality, Human rights - plight of women on H4 visa's in the US who are denied the right to work (I just completed a documentary on this issue. Visit www.heartssuspended.com)
20 posts | mardi 22 avril 2014 07:42
The International Violence Against Women Act
The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) is a historic and unprecedented effort of the U.S. government to take leadership in establishing an overall and integrated approach to respond and address violence against women and girls internationally. The Act establishes a Coordinator to Combat Violence Against Women Internationally. The time is now to capitalize on this awareness and support and to enact this comprehensive vision to address the problem of violence against women.
Help End Women's Poverty: Support the GROWTH Act
The Global Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive (GROWTH) Act would address some of the most critical economic barriers women that keep women in poor countries from earning an income, barriers such as unequal property rights, lack of access to credit and trade, and poor wages and working conditions.
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Leadership des Femmes Indigènes
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Recherche Jeunes Féministes
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Commencez à Construire la Paix Aujourd’hui
Le Hunt Alternative Fund a créé un ensemble d'outils pour les femmes qui construisent la paix. Cet ensemble d'outils est disponible en français, espagnol et arabe. --Anglais
Help End Violence Against Women and Girls: Sign the I-VAWA Petition!
It's estimated that 1 out of 3 women worldwide will be the victim of violence or abuse at some point in their lives. This must stop.
The International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), is a bill now before Congress that, if passed, would, for the first time, comprehensively incorporate these solutions into all U.S. foreign assistance programs - solutions such as promoting women's economic opportunity, addressing violence against girls in school, and working to change public attitudes - bring about transformational change. Please urge Congress to make the IVAWA a reality for the millions of women worldwide it would affect by signing the petition.
Se Connecter en Inde
Vous avez des idées pour votre propre forme de média ? Saviez-vous que l'Inde possède d'incroyables ressources en ligne pour les femmes dans les médias ? Au Network of Women in Media, partagez des informations et des ressources, échangez des idées, prônez la conscience et l'éthique dans les medias et travaillez pour l'égalité de genre au sein des medias et de la société. (anglais)
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