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“Women and girls aren’t the problem. They’re the solution” says Cheryl WuDunn in her TED talk on the greatest injustice of our century.
Nilanjana S Roy writes to reassure us that Indian women bloggers find their voice, in their own language.
Here’s an interview with the chic, talented and enterprising Chiki Sarkar of Penguin Books, India.
Checkout this blog which features loads of reviews on feminist classics.
“Are fashion and feminism ever compatible?” Barbara Kelly has some questions and food for thought too in her post Feminist in high heels at Undecided.
Helga from Hey Arnold? Eliza from The Wild Thornberries? Yes! If you ever loved these cartoons you must check out this super blog post, Classic cartoons teach feminism at Bloody Shrubbery.
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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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He said that he needed sometime to himself. I waited for him as any other woman would have done, and I gave him his space, I didn't want to be the clingy one.
Trigger Warning: This deals with mental trauma and depression, and may be triggering for survivors.
I am someone who believes in honesty and trust, I trust people easily and I think most of the times this habit of mine turns into bane.
This is a story of how a matrimonial website service turned into a nightmare for me, already traumatized by the two relationships I’ve had. It’s a story for every woman who lives her life on the principles of honesty and trust.
And when she enters the bedroom, she sees her husband's towel lying on the bed, his underwear thrown about in their bathroom. She rolls her eyes, sighs and picks it up to put in the laundry bag.
Vasudha, age 28 – is an excellent dancer, writer, podcaster and a mandala artist. She is talented young woman, a go getter and wouldn’t bat an eyelid if she had to try anything new. She would go head on with it. Everyone knew Vasudha as this cheerful and pretty young lady.
Except when marriage changed everything she knew. Since she was always outdoors, whether for office or for travelling for her dance shows, Vasudha didn’t know how to cook well.
Going by her in-laws definition of cooking – she had to know how to cook any dishes they mentioned. Till then Vasudha didn’t know that learning to cook was similar to getting an educational qualification. As soon as she entered the household after her engagement, nobody was interested what she excelled at, everybody wanted to know – what dishes she knew how to cook.