Swagata Sen

A Clinical Researcher by profession, I am originally from India; now live in California with my family. I am an advocate of gender equality and women empowerment. I am also a Certified Reiki Healer and a Certified Sexual Assault Counselor and Advocate. I write about women's rights, equality and gender based issues to create awareness and to include every body in my fight against gender discrimination.

  • Gender gap, gender equality, women empowerment
    Male Engagement (You Too)

    Mind The Gender Gap!

    When it comes to gender inequality, a lot of people don’t even accept the existence of a huge ‘gender gap’ in society. They perceive all gender discrimination and inequalities as social and cultural norms and feel it is ideal to adhere to these traditions. They also fail to acknowledge that there is systematic gender discrimination almost…

  • Tawakkol Karman, Yemen, Nobel Peace Prize winner, First Arab woman to win a nobel
    Around The World

    Tawakkol Karman : The First Arab Woman to Win a Nobel

    Born and raised in a country where women were severely oppressed, discriminated and were deprived of basic human rights, Tawakkol Karman, a women journalist in her twenties started fighting against the dictator president Shalleh, in favor of establishing women’s rights, democracy and freedom of expression in her country, Yemen.¬† Tawakkol Karman was the first Arab woman…

  • gender equality, women empowerment, You Too
    Male Engagement (You Too)

    You Too..

    “It’s time for men to understand that when women are destroyed, it’s not a women’s question, it’s a human question. And if it’s a human question, men really need to be a part of this fight.”- Dr. Denis Mukuwege Systematic gender discrimination, sexual and domestic abuse against women, female infanticides, or dowry murder are not only…

  • step by step guide for men to promote gender equality
    Male Engagement (You Too)

    A Step by Step Guide for Men to Promote Gender Equality

      Engaging Men as Allies Complete elimination of systematic gender discrimination needs the active involvement of people of all genders. Violence against women, child marriage, dowry, FGM, and systemic inequality in education, politics, economics, and science negatively impact the entire society. Sadly, the majority of women’s rights and gender equality activists worldwide are women. There are…