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Niyati Sharma

When it comes to writing on gender neutrality and shunning the biased patriarchal mindset, I believe in what Bruce Lee said: "All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns." I wish to be the voice of change. How about you?

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Nani’s Home Is My Home Too, Because My Parents Are My Parents Forever!

Even today, children are taught to think of only the father's ancestral roots as their own. It's time we start owning the mother's roots too. 

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Is Using Two Surnames Really A Solution To The Nuisance Of Changing It ?

Is using two surnames really a solution to the nuisance of changing it? Or do we have a more equal option? Here is an analysis.

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Revisiting The Lost Concept Of Matriarchy

Has our society completely ignored the concept of matriarchy? What can we learn from matriarchal societies?

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The Recent ‘Nari Shakti’ Events: From Rhetoric To Reality

The 'Nari Shakti' focus at the Republic Day events, and other messages on women's empowerment gladdens our hearts. But how do we make it a reality?

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Can Gender Sensitization Programs At School Bring The Dream Of Equality Closer?

The root cause of violence against women is in the social acceptance of women as "prey". Could gender sensitization programs at an early age be an answer?

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Daughters Are Not Objects : Does The Practice Of Kanyadaan Serve Any Purpose?

With changing times, rituals must change too. Does the practice of Kanyadaan (where the daughter is 'given away' to the groom's family) serve any purpose in today's society?

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