Check out these freelance writing sites for women looking for work-from-home opportunities.
Mhonbeni Ezung is the youngest recipient of the National Bravery Award this year – for a feat that is not only astonishing, but endearing as well.
If you were to ask Mhonbeni Ezung what the greatest adventure of her life was, she would have to pause and debate between running over five kilometres in a dense forest, singlehandedly coming to the rescue of her grandmother, and giving her father the chance to meet the Prime Minister of the country he serves for. All at the tender age of 8.
A girl like no other, Mhonbeni Ezung is the youngest recipient of the National Bravery Award this year – for a feat that is not only astonishing, but endearing as well.
On a fishing trip along the Anunga Hayi stream in Nagaland, Mhonbeni sensed trouble when her grandmother, Renthunglo Jungi, then 78 suffered a stroke and went unconscious. The stream was however, a good four or five kilometres from the Chudi village, where her grandmother resided; where she could contact people who could help.
Without thinking twice, Mhonbeni got to her feet and sprinted through the dark, dense forest that separated the village folk from her grandmother, with no concern of any danger but the potential one of losing her grandmother. She was able to fetch help in time, and Renthunglo was rushed back to the hospital.
This act of exemplary courage might have fetched her the coveted Bravery Award – but it also got her a ton of love from her grandmother, she says, in a heartwarming display of childlike innocence. She also received a medal, a certificate and cash for the same, along with the promise of financial assistance for the rest of her studies.
Cover image via My village-My pride
Guest Bloggers are those who want to share their ideas/experiences, but do not have a profile here. Write to us at communi[email protected] if you have a special situation (for e.g. want read more...
Women's Web is an open platform that publishes a diversity of views, individual posts do not necessarily represent the platform's views and opinions at all times.
Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!
Are we so swayed by star power and the 'entertainment' quotient of cinema that satisfies our carnal instincts that we choose to ignore our own subconscious mind which always knows what is right and what is wrong?
Trigger Warning: This has graphic descriptions of violence and may be triggering to survivors and victims of violence.
Do you remember your first exposure to an extremely violent act or the aftermath of a violent act?
I am pretty sure for most of us it would be through cinema. But I remember very vividly my first exposure to aftermath of an unbelievably grotesque violent act in real life. It was as a student at a Dental College and Hospital.
It is high time that women truly understood their worth and place in society, and rightfully claimed it for their own good.
Albert Einstein pretty much nailed it when he said, “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
The crazy-haired genius was being eloquent about a facet of human nature that doesn’t really deserve that sort of consideration.
As an extension of this strange predilection, it’s in our nature to put things in their place and most people, in particular, simply cannot resist putting a woman in her place.
Please enter your email address