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A collection of stories from around the world that are relevant to women.
Here are your “hot cross links” for the week!
A little dash of appreciation can work like magic on human beings. Writer and blogger Kim seems to have understood this as she celebrates all women bloggers who “kick some ass”!
From circular saws to windshield wipers here is an interesting list of the top ten things that women invented.
Feminists with an ear for music of the 70’s and 80’s will find lots to explore at Women’s Liberation Music Archive. This blog has an extensive collection of videos, information and links that relate to the WML movement.
“Perhaps this is the ultimate gift of feminism, that the personal is in fact the political” says Kavita Ramdas, Director of Global Fund for women in her TED talk that unveils women of a whole new calibre who are truly radical and inspirational.
“It’s a hard job being an Indian feminist” explains Jaded16 at the Fbomb.
Here’s an insightful interview with Christina Hoff Sommers on The future of feminism.
And finally, check out this wonderful list of 15 books every feminist must read at Feministing.
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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.