Lakshmi Padmanabhan

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A SC bench remarks “never underestimate the value of a homemaker”. Someone had to say it.
‘Never Underestimate The Value Of A Homemaker’ Says The Supreme Court: About Time!

The family went on to appeal to the Supreme Court and the SC bench of justices Kant and Viswanathan has made some of the most powerful observations in this case.

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Why Don’t We Know Much About The Pre-Marriage Lives Of Women Married Into Our Families… Or Their Dreams?

A regular family gathering. Anuya was attending her favorite chachu’s 50th birthday celebration. As was the norm, her dad and his cousins were regaling the gathering with stories from his childhood—how a game of hide & seek turned into a nightmare for their family because Sumit was bitten by an army of ants, how Sumit’s obsession […]

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Be a Man, Yaar
Be A Man, Yaar: A Heartwarming Chat Show Every Man (And Woman) Should Watch!

Men learn not to show their feelings or thoughts growing up... but what if they do speak up? Be A Man, Yaar is a peek into the minds of celebrity men.

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Will Women Working From Home Finally Get Their Due Now That ‘Home’ Is Just A Location To Work From?

I hope people realize that “home” is just a location to work from. “Work” is non-negotiable and constant while “home” or “office” are the variables.

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A Letter From An Unborn Child Who Could Never Meet His Mom

An unborn's child fictional letter to his mom. A poignant read which will tug at your heart strings.

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When A Daughter Becomes Her Mother’s Secret Superstar

The movie Secret Superstar is about a singer who chases her dreams, but what stayed with this reviewer was a daughter who saved her mother.

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Voices Of Women Who Have Survived And Risen Above Domestic Abuse

Misogyny is so deeply embedded in our society - as seen in the personal stories of these women who are survivors of domestic abuse, told in their own voices.

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When Healthy Means Fat, And Good Looking Means Slim

Body shaming in India knows no bounds, with every 'aunty' ready to give 'well-meaning' advice to women on being slim, trim, and therefore 'good looking'.

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You Stare At Me And I Will Stare Right Back At You

Staring at women is just one step away from touching a woman against her wish. A sense of entitlement in men that keeps women from claiming public places.

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Ten Life Lessons I Learnt From The Movie ‘Neerja’

Here are 10 life lessons from Neerja, the movie, that are very important for everyone.

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Men Will Be Men, But Women Are Expected To Become Superwomen!

Post marriage life for women changes drastically, managing home, office, in-laws, kids (if there are) and spouse's needs. What about her needs?

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Your Domestic Helper Is Just An Ordinary Woman Like You. Can You Empathize?

Can an employer and an employee ever empathize with each other? This story of a domestic helper in India will touch you. 

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