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.
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.
What does a woman like this need? She needs some love and respect from everyone. But does she get it?
Forget about laws. Let's tap into our consciousness and stop the dowry system.
Today the girls can look at other vocational training or jobs and never feel that their dreams cannot come true.
She never discloses any of the challenges she faces and nor does she get or expect special treatment in her field.
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.
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.
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!
Indian women who do not conceive a child within a years of being married, are cruelly taunted. This short story illustrates.
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.
Are Apple phones only for the men? Can women not buy Apple phones or use them? Is cricket only for men?
Miss Virginia Miss Dominion Camille Schrier was crowned based on her talent and not her beauty alone.
We say women should progress, but then why do we stop when it comes to finances? We should earn money of our own.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
God is to all and not just for married couples. Author Anindita Nag shares her personal experience during the recent Ganesha Chaturthi festival.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
India is known for its diversity and harmonious existence of many cultures. But that is being threatened by many schools these days.
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.
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?
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.
How to teach Recycling to your children for the first time? Here's what my experience was like!
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!
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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