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Women’s Web: Pick Of The Week

Mother's Day, Satyameva Jayate, and an inspiring story from Bihar are some of the things we bring you in this edition of our weekly posts.

Mother’s Day, Satyameva Jayate, and an inspiring story from Bihar are some of the things we bring you in this edition of our weekly posts.

“To embed motherhood within a certain kind of marriage (heterosexual), a certain kind of relationship (monogamous), and a certain of family model (male breadwinner, female care giver) and project this as a blueprint for a ‘normal’ mother, marriage and family is not only untenable but also flawed.” – Of lofty motherhood and sinful sex work.

“I hope I raise a child who knows that he’s loved and special but that he’s not the center of the universe and never, ever will be.” A motherhood wish list.

Bhavana writes an impassioned post on empathy and the trauma of child sexual abuse.

The folks in this village plant saplings to celebrate the birth of a girl child. Way to go!

Out of the box – An alternate way of teaching art

Unmana writes on the 7 reasons why your website may not work for you.

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