Women’s Web: Pick Of The Week

Posted: May 13, 2012
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Is there a perfect parenting style or the ideal childhood? Should we apply exclusive labels to people and movements? Read this edition of our weekly posts to know.

Because I’m not just a mother – A blogger’s quest for her niche.

“Joining an institution that was by definition for the privileged, in terms of language, class, opportunity, was no protection against discrimination.” – Nilanjana writes on the lessons in patriarchy from an alma mater.

“Victim blaming, something that’s so ingrained into the way society talks about sexual violence that we have to listen to people discussing rape in terms of whether it’s “rape rape” or one of those lesser types of rape where it’s committed by a partner, or if a woman “flirted” with her attacker.” – The skewed dialectics of rape.

“Women’s rights will always be at the heart of the feminist movement yes, but more importantly it is human rights which are at its core.” – Lucy Fenner on why feminism brooks no definitions.

The Skeptic Geek on the folly of lamenting the loss of childhood.

“I might be a feminist who believes women can do it all alone – but I would feel handicapped without P.” – On travelling solo.

Clothes maketh the man. Should they make chastity? An incisive post from Priya Alika Elias.

Media creates the mommy wars.

*Photo credit: {N}Duran (Used under the Creative Commons Attribution License)

Priya Mani (Star Author)

Priya Mani

New mommy on the block. Bookworm, nature-lover and wayfarer in the suburbs of imagination. Fascinated by the power of the written word. And the workings of the human mind.

Author's Blog: http://acupofteaandtwilight.blogspot.com/

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  1. I completely agree with your last line. Media creates Mommy Wars. Yet another evil created by the media.

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