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Anindita Nag

I love to write on women's issues. I strongly believe that every woman is capable of being more than just a homemaker. They are the leaders of our world. They can multi-task more effectively than any man. They are strong and intelligent.

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Why Do Bengali Serials Show That Even Strong, Achiever Women HAVE To Cook?

Her work is considered to be something where she fights against society and norms. But the woman has to cook daily as the man can never cook.

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“I’m So Lucky That My Husband Wants Me To Relax And Not Work Outside…!”

Many men suffer from an inferiority complex when their women are earning. They feel their wives will rise higher in the professional worlds.

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Tehseen Poonawalla’s Reveal On Reality Show Lock Upp Displays The Rot Underlying High Profile Lives

But what respect are we giving the woman? Why is the woman paraded like this by the person supposed to marry her? Why or how was she forced to even perform this heinous act?

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As A Married Woman, Is My Parents’ Home No Longer My Home?

Why do they force us to accept your in-laws house as your own? Why do your parents abandon you after you get married?

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What Women’s Day Means To Me

I am a woman who appreciates other women who struggle and work hard; and yet embrace life’s challenges happily.

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There Is No Age Limit To Success

Starting a late career doesnt mean you are doomed for failure, it might require hard work but it is possible and my story is the proof.

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As I Turn 39 Today, I’d Like To Write A Note To Myself

Turning 39, the last year before she gets into her 40s, the writer looks back at her life and tells herself a few home truths about what she should do ahead.

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All A Woman Needs Is Love

What does a woman like this need? She needs some love and respect from everyone. But does she get it?

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No… We Should Not Give Dowry. Period

Forget about laws. Let's tap into our consciousness and stop the dowry system.

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One Step At A Time, One Girl At A Time Will Lead The World

Today the girls can look at other vocational training or jobs and never feel that their dreams cannot come true.

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Kudos To The Spirit Of This Kolkata Woman Mini Bus Driver And Homemaker

She never discloses any of the challenges she faces and nor does she get or expect special treatment in her field.

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If Pics Of Wives Of World Leaders At Recent G7 Summit Objectify Them, What Of The Rest Of Us?

Wives of the world leaders had accompanied their husbands to the G7 Summit, and the pics of them circulating on social media have made many feminists angry.

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“Women Not Good Enough In The Kitchen,” Says Celebrity Chef Marco Pierre White. Huh?!

Marco Pierre White, famous as a guest judge on Masterchef Australia, recently stirred up a storm by saying women chefs aren't good enough in the kitchen. 

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Why Should Men Get The ‘Honour’ Of Carrying The Ganesha Idol When Women Organized Everything?

We celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi in our building, and women organised everything right from getting police permission. But the 'honour' of carrying the Ganesha idol was of the men!

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Why Is It Only A Woman’s ‘Fault’ That A Couple Cannot Have A Baby?

Indian women who do not conceive a child within a years of being married, are cruelly taunted. This short story illustrates.

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I Have Short Hair…You Have A Problem?

To all those guys saying that women must have long hair, please mind your own business and let women decide on their own unique and individual looks.

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Why Does The Apple Ad On World Cup Cricket Feature Only Men Playing Cricket?

Are Apple phones only for the men? Can women not buy Apple phones or use them? Is cricket only for men?

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Move Over Beauty! Science Helped Bag Miss Virginia Title For This Woman

Miss Virginia Miss Dominion Camille Schrier was crowned based on her talent and not her beauty alone.

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Until Women’s Housework Is Monetised, Every Woman Needs To Earn Money Of Her Own

We say women should progress, but then why do we stop when it comes to finances? We should earn money of our own.

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Some Bizarre Reasons Indian Men Give For Not ‘Allowing’ Their Wives to Work

Misogyny is ingrained in the Indian society wherein entitled husbands feel that they have the right to tell their wives what to do and what not to do. It is time this stops!

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As I Near 40, I’m Experiencing These 7 Incredible Insights About Myself

Accepting yourself as important, and giving others space are some of the things that have helped this author deal with whatever life has thrown at her.

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When My Friend Was Judged For The Way She Dressed

The author narrates an incident wherein her friend was judged for her attire. She wonders why women are judged at every step by the society at large.

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A Woman Playing Tennis In a Wheel Chair

Today morning I was reading a very interesting poem by Jac Vanek on the Women’s Web Facebook page which talked about how we are an amalgamation of the people we meet.

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Why Doesn’t My Husband Think About Cooking In The Morning?

Who cooks at home? Who thinks of what goes into a child's lunchbox? How long with only women continue to be responsible for these everyday, never-ending tasks?

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When I Come Across Negative Minded People In My Society…

I was feeling quite low in the past one week. My friend felt I was hanging around with some negative minded, judgemental ladies. And getting away from them would do me good.

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Just Living Is Not Enough

Every day we get up, cook food, get the kids dressed up and then get dressed and go for work. We come back from work and then clean up, eat, homework, chat, and watch television.

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Husband’s Death Wasn’t Her Fault, Then Why Blame The Wife For Bringing Bad Luck?

The colour red has many kinds of effect on women, happy at times, but sad in many others. Hence it cannot be trusted, writes Anindita Nag.

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In My Experience, A Woman Is Heard And Valued Only If She’s A Working Woman

Every woman should have a career of their own. It does not matter what it is - an engineer or a writer or a jewellery designer. What matters is that you find your niche and go forth.

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Why Does Puja Aarati Involve Married Couples And Not Single Women?

God is to all and not just for married couples. Author Anindita Nag shares her personal experience during the recent Ganesha Chaturthi festival. 

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If I Could Climb A 100 Feet Mountain At 37 Years Without Any Training, Anyone Can!

As a middle aged average Indian woman not very focused on fitness, I was amazed by myself when I managed to climb a 100 feet mountain, giving me confidence in myself.

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Our Children’s Stories Snatch Away The Right Of Women To Choose Their Own Husbands. Sad!

Seeds of misogyny are sown in our kids right from the beginning, aided by the sexism in children's stories. Is this fair in this day and age?

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Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou Faced Abuse In Early Life, But Rose Above It All To Become Truly Inspiring!

Maya Angelou’s poems were called the national anthems of the African American people. Her early life had a lot of horrifying elements, but she lived gracefully to the end.

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Why Are Men Never Asked Why They Are Working, When They Have A Kid?

Why does society have a different set of judgemental attitudes towards moms who want to have a career? When will all this change? The author has many incisive questions.

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As A Mother And As A Married Woman, Do We Ever Rest?

Weekends are to give you a break, let you relax and get ready for the next week. But the author's weekend for different all together. 

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Not Just Diwali, Can We Joyously Celebrate Eid And Christmas Too?

India is known for its diversity and harmonious existence of many cultures. But that is being threatened by many schools these days. 

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Why Don’t Men Ever Get Involved In The Actual Organisation Of A Puja?

I like to write on simple and uncommon topics. Durga Puja is coming up soon, and I am excited to go to Kolkata and see the grand celebrations.

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Sudden Holidays, Child ls Sick…As A Mom, Can You Ever Stick To A Schedule?

Unplanned school holidays, children falling sick...the life of a mother is never easy - cut her some slack if she bails on your plans sometimes?

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No I Did Not Learn Cooking From My Mother, And I Am Not Ashamed Of It

It is not 'necessary' to learn cooking just because one is a girl, and we need to speak up if someone 'blames' our mothers for not teaching a skill that can be learnt later too.

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How To Teach Recycling To Little Kids

How to teach Recycling to your children for the first time? Here's what my experience was like!

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Why Do We Assume That Men Don’t Know How To Cook?

Everyday women discuss what they have to cook for their husbands and kids. But they never talk about what men will cook for us. Why, I ask them!

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Why Do So Many Indian Women Look Down Upon Someone Wearing A Saree?

Though I'm a modern woman, I love wearing a saree for occasions, and also sometimes just like that - and I wonder, why is it that many Indian women look down upon it?

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