Jiyo Parsi Articles

India’s Birthing Project

Amid its fight against a surging demographic, India has taken up the responsibilities of a depleting community — the Parsis — nestled in the middle of its diverse cultural smorgasbord. Article by Bharbi Hazarika / The Post Copyright Megan Knapp The...
Parsis: Come Baby Come

Parsis: Come Baby Come

The Parsi community, alarmed by dwindling numbers, has reason to celebrate as a repopulation programme shows results...

Bawas and Babies

Coming from an ancient movie projector, the image is shaky and scratchy. Kajol and Anil Kapoor's marriage seems beset with problems. But, that does not stop the usual Bollywood song and dance...

Jiyo Parsi: An Inside Perspective

The following is an interview with Dr. Zinobia Madan, one of the founding members of the Jiyo Parsi Programme, on what the project really means to the community. This was originally published in the...

NDTV India Special on Jiyo Parsi

NDTV ran a segment on Sunday November 23, 2014 in their Hum Log program. A very well presented media segment; that focuses on the issue at hand. They interviewed a few prominent Parsi women and men...

Cyrus Broacha on the Jiyo Parsi Campaign

A funny and hilarious take on the recently launched advertising campaign regarding the Jiyo Parsi scheme. Cyrus's take on Jiyo Parsi campaign which did not go down very well with the Parsi...

Nat Geo Parsi: Rahul Da Cunha

And so I’m sitting in Albless Baug at a Navjote — (for the unintiated, that’s the Parsi thread ceremony to initiate little Perizaads and Khushrus into Zoroastrianism). In this case, my hearty,...