While changing surname after marriage is a matter of choice, it is reflective of prejudices, and values deeply rooted in the patriarchal norms.
Women running in India has become a welcome trend. Running has a positive effect on your body, and acts as a natural antidepressant!
Are ambitious Indian women who want to pursue their careers aggressively rare because they are beaten down by years of conditioning to prioritise the family role?
Confident women in India are not welcome. Sometimes, when they ask uncomfortable questions, the hurt male ego even results in murder, as the case of Monica Ghurde shows.
An interesting look at why brides cry at weddings - our society expects her to. Because clearly, society knows that she is about to lose her freedom. But why should that be?
At a low in this author's life, she found the healing power of running, and the high that can be got from such a simple thing that taps into inner strength.
Often, a child who is a victim of child sexual abuse is silenced when not taken seriously by trusted adults, who might prefer to close their eyes for social prestige.
As a modern woman and a married Indian feminist, it is my right to question redundant traditions and beliefs, that cause much grief in a woman's life!