Women’s Web: Pick Of The Week

This week's interesting stories on women's rights and women's lives from around the world.

Body image, violence against women, women and time – here comes this edition of the Women’s Web Pick Of The Week. Happy Reading!

“…when we replace doing the things we love with doing the things we believe must get done, most of us don’t end up happier as a result.” Thoughts on women and how we may be sabotaging our free time.

Being fat, feeling pretty, self-doubt and its shadow on relationships: Heather Ryan shares her experiences with dating and finding love.

“…after six weeks of Gender class and many hours of reading and thinking about what the female body meant, I found it easy enough to judge a woman on the basis of physical appearance alone.” Dhiya K reflects on her own reactions to female models at a fashion show.

Our movies and violence against women: A wordless post by Aarathi. (Hat tip: Towards Harmony)

“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction”. Thoughts on Virginia Woolf’s writing.

Can one be respectful of a child’s preferences while teaching her to eat better? Chandrima has an excellent post on picky eater Vs. acquired taste.

“How to make TV channels see that the word ‘breast’ is not dangerous and they don’t need to bleep it out?” Annie Zaidi writes on the fear of the female body.

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Aparna Vedapuri Singh

Founder & Chief Editor of Women's Web, Aparna believes in the power of ideas and conversations to create change. She has been writing since she was ten. In another life, she used to be read more...

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