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Here we list 5 early feminists of India; women who fought for equality long before feminism became a buzz word.
Sarojini Naidu is a familiar name and is often cited in textbook as The Nightingale of India. She is known for both her resonant poetry as well as outspoken activist work for India’s independence. She was the first woman governor of an Indian state as well as the first woman president of Indian National Congress. Her marriage to her husband was outside her caste, an uncommon practice in those times. She helped establish Indian Women’s Association and traveled widely to give talks and lectures. Her family members were also educators, poets, activists and revolutionaries.
I think of myself as a feminist development practitioner with a strong interest in issues related to gender and education. I enjoy writing about my interests, a happy step forward from the angst laden poetry read more...
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Please ensure there is sufficient investment in your future, marriage or not. Financial independence is the way to go. Always.
As you embark on the journey of marriage, I urge you to reflect on a profound message. Many of my friends have fallen into a trap and are still grappling, uncertain about their life choices.
Initially, there will be confusion about career decisions. Should you pursue a master’s degree, a job in banking, or a government position?
It is important to teach your child what’s right, what their responsibilities are, what they should be doing or not doing - but it is also important to know what they FEEL.
What parents never do, despite doing everything…
Parents do everything for their children- everything that’s within their rights and limits. From teaching good values to ensuring the best quality education, from enhancing their overall persona to providing them with all facilities possible.
But, there’s a but… there’s this one thing they forget or miss doing. That is listening to their child’s feelings, trying to understand what they feel.
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