Women’s Web: Pick Of The Week

Posted: April 29, 2012

We will be in conversation with Nikita Singh and talking all things love and books! 22nd Feb Mumbai | 23rd Feb Bangalore. 

Bleached privates, boycotted vamps, or combating paedophiles on the loose – this edition includes proud feminists and responsible parents.

When children grow up too soon.

“I laughed it off, I skillfully dodged sexual advances, I avoided working with the men who most aggressively pursued me. But the self-blame and doubt lingers.” On sexism in liberal environments.

Who needs a fairer vagina?

“People abstain from talking about power because it immediately conjures up images of a Lolita-like vixen, highly aware of her charms and willing to tempt, to use them.” – A highly evocative post on child sexual abuse and awareness.

“Feminism isn’t just about shouting slogans, burning bras or slut walks; it’s more about realizing for oneself the worth of a woman…” – That’s Bhavna making sense of feminism.

The Closet – Accepting gay rights.

“Why is a woman’s worth as a wife, defined by her ability to successfully run a house and taking care of the kids?… Why do we, as a society, portray extra marital relationships only in light of one woman stealing another woman’s man?”  – On gender bias in TV soap operas (Source: Bell Bajao)


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  1. Wonderul Priya.! A very good compilation.!

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