Ending Violence Against Women with the Clinton Global Initiative

Posted March 6th, 2014

Mallika has been included in Reimagining Impact in 2014: The Clinton Global Initiative, released in anticipation of CGI’s 10th Annual Meeting this September. As the meeting approaches, CGI members are encouraged to reflect on the impact of their Commitments to Action and share their lessons with other members.

In 2010, …

Mallika featured on 50 Fearless Minds Changing the World

Posted November 7th, 2013

Last week, Mallika was featured– along with some amazing innovators in fields as diverse as the culinary arts, marine biology, law enforcement, and sport– on a list of passionate professionals doing groundbreaking work all over the world. . Some highlights:

#5, Kathy Bryant, troubled by the startling scarcity of …

India’s refusal to co-sponsor UN resolution against early marriage

Posted October 18th, 2013

Like others working in the field of women’s human rights– in India, the United States, and around the world– I am extremely disappointed that the Indian government has refused to co-sponsor the recent first-of-its-kind UN resolution condemning early marriage. In the past year, India has indeed made very public commitments …

Happy International Day of the Girl

Posted October 11th, 2013

Today, October 11, we celebrate for the second year the International Year of the Girl. In 2011, UN General Assembly designated the day to,  ”recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world”; something we should be doing every day, but a great gesture nonetheless.

This year’s …