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Your latest installment of all the new exciting sites to visit on the World Wide Web for this week!
Here’s your latest installment of all the new exciting sites to visit on the World Wide Web for this week!
Mallika Sarabhai delivers a message in her TED talk about her conviction in the arts being crucial to aiding the process of changing the world, in a style purely hers.
Did the posters threatening acid attacks on women wearing jeans surprise you? asks The Indian Homemaker.
“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself”, so says the post-it quote for the day at Operation Beautiful. Every woman is beautiful and this venture seeks to send across that message in a very novel way.
Did you think girl children are hated only in India? Read this interview with artist Soraya Nulliah who talks about female gendercide in western countries.
The natural route to beauty seems to offer much more than the synthetic products we go for. But it comes with its book of rules too. Weigh out and choose for yourself!
Let go of yourself all you busy, busy women. Here’s Maripott Abott recounting about how she took a breather to rejuvenate, relax, reconnect and retreat.
Facebook has grown from being a hangout for everyone to connect with people all over the world to a hub for all sorts of activities imaginable and otherwise too. Here’s a nice page for women to ‘like’ on Indian Women’s Health.
Watch Dr. Irene Khan, former secretary general of Amnesty International deliver a lecture on Gender Equality and women’s empowerment at the second annual Women’s Day celebration at Edinburgh University.
*Photo: Dr.Mallika Sarabhai. Courtesy: imparas.blogspot.com
Aishwarya Rajamani is an undergraduate student by day and a writer otherwise. She reads passionately and dreams like an utopian idealist. And she wishes for a world where women can walk free in the true read more...
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"I chose to go out into the remote, wild, unknown, and make it home," says entrepreneur Kiranjeet Ahluwalia Chaturvedi, who owns Birdsong & Beyond.
The story of my mountain home Birdsong & Beyond started taking shape in 2009, on the internet, the way many stories do these days.
My childhood fascination for a life in the Himalayas led to an internship with a central Himalayan NGO instead of a much prized corporate assignment. But when they offered me a full-time job, I refused. I was overcome by fear and a lack of confidence.
My other longings pulled me away – the longing to fit in, to earn validation from others. By my mid-30s, with all the trappings of a middle-class urban life in place, the call of the snows couldn’t be ignored anymore. So I got to work on it with clearer intentions and a stronger sense of what I needed for myself, and why.
Many Indian elderly are firm believers in enslaving a daughter-in-law in the name of tradition which is actually a tradition of oppression and not of religious faith.
Albeit, the popular culture has interpreted scriptures as suggesting that Kanyadaan is the supreme form of donation given to someone, the connotation that the word donation alludes to definitely objectifies the girl.
Even when the exegesis justify the act of giving away the daughter, considering it a ritual to mark the initiation of the daughter into her husband’s gotra and her becoming the part of his family tree.
There is no denial of the fact that this initiation is not required on the part of the groom thereby formally denoting the end of the filial ties with the daughter as it was popularly instructed to the bride during the Vidai ceremonies:
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