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“With Shadhika’s support, I am the first girl in our community to go to college.”

– Asiya, young woman of Shadhika

When She Leads: Vanitha

May 7, 2024

Reading Time: 5 minutes This interview is part of our When She Leads: Shadhika Scholar collection. Learn more. Last year at the 2023 Leaders for Change Summit, we met with Vanitha to ask how her experience of participating at the Summits over the past few years has been. Vanitha is a Shadhika Scholar from Shadhika’s local partner Baale Mane in Karnataka. and   

Collective Art and Action: Part 2 of 2

February 29, 2024

Reading Time: 7 minutes Shadhika is hosting a virtual art exhibition featuring 25 works by Shadhika Scholars (Cohort of 2023) exploring their hopes and experiences of what collective action means for feminist leadership. Embodying the spirit of collective action shared through our exhibition, Shadhika has partnered with The Feminist Front (The FF) – a youth of color-led organization organizing   

Collective Art and Action: Part 1 of 2

Reading Time: 6 minutes Shadhika is hosting a virtual art exhibition featuring 25 works by Shadhika Scholars (Cohort of 2023) exploring their hopes and experiences of what collective action means for feminist leadership. Embodying the spirit of collective action shared through our exhibition, Shadhika has partnered with The Feminist Front (The FF) – a youth of color-led organization organizing   

One Step Closer: Setting Intentions For Our Vision In 2024

January 12, 2024

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s the dawn of the new year and with it comes a chance for us to reflect on the learnings from the year before and rechart our course for the journey ahead. Grassroots leaders across the world are continuing to lead the way for a more equitable and just future, emphasizing the need for collective   

Silence is NOT golden: #16DaysOfActivism with Shadhika

December 15, 2023

Reading Time: 5 minutes TW: Violence, abuse, mentions of suicide. These are hard facts about the reality that women, girls, queer youth, and other marginalized groups in India contend with. But our lives are more than statistics and infographics. These lived experiences are dictated by many levels of violence, trauma, and indifference.  The #16DaysOfActivism campaign is an annual commemoration