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No I Did Not Learn Cooking From My Mother, And I Am Not Ashamed Of It

It is not 'necessary' to learn cooking just because one is a girl, and we need to speak up if someone 'blames' our mothers for not teaching a skill that can be learnt later too.

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Deepika, Priyanka, Or Sushma Swaraj – Trolled ‘Coz They’re Women, Not For An Ideology

We have become intolerant of things that should not really matter, and the politics of trolling makes for violence against women, as soft targets. Why this mindset?

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Fearless, Because I’ve Been Afraid Through Generations

Fear, shame, prejudice - all comes the way of a girl from the moment she is born, changing form only to suit the stage of life she's at. But despite it all, she survives, thrives. How?

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Newsflash: Supreme Court To Hear A Plea For Banning Female Genital Mutilation

A PIL is being heard by the Supreme Court of India to ban the horrifying practice of Female Genital Mutilation, and the next date given is 16th July 2018.

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Am I Setting Up My Daughter For Heartache By Giving Her A Rosy, Unrealistic View Of Life?

A mother wonders: Am I doing the right thing by asking my daughter to focus on her career? Or will she be faced with the same dilemma as me, because boys are not brought up feminist?

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And She Decided To Break Free Of The Chains Of Her Mind

"My husband has not abused me physically but his sense of control and command over my daughter’s and my life had become like chains tied around our feet."

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