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There is no such thing as a 'happily ever after', if a daughter is not brought up to be a capable, confident, independent woman, and given a rightful equal place in society.
Mimi Atya had one day handed me books. “If you don’t want to blend, make yourself so big that you stand out!” she had declared before turning around and walking away. I had no idea how she knew. She just did.
Love makes the world go around, but does romance? The author muses on this, going over recent star-crossed romances on-screen and her own life, and comes to an interesting conclusion.
The 'arranged marriage' system has its pros and cons, but the trend of parents still wanting a 'well-settled boy' is a backward step from gender equality.
Those attacking women in the Sabarimala protest only prove the desperation of a traditional mindset whose days are long gone, and is struggling to stay alive.
A large brown envelope. But the little girl that got it from her dad wouldn't have known how much its contents would affect how she looked at everything!
"I am scared of closing my eyes at night, worried of what I would have to face the next morning. I hate myself for thinking such terrible things Vinni!"
Shame, shame! How long will we accept this constant shaming of women for their clothes...and in fact, for their bodies?
The movie Julie & Julia blends classic French cooking with the determination of women to rise above their odds, to make a potent cocktail. A must watch.
My parents had always taught me to be strong if I knew I was right, and that’s what I did. And yes, we did romance till his last breath.
A 'chalta hai' attitude makes life easier in the short-term, but the feminist rebel knows that change doesn't happen without speaking up.
Gender stereotypes at work are well and alive - men and women both face the brunt of them, although sexists are now careful to say, 'just kidding!'
Khalil Gibran has said, "Let there be spaces in your togetherness!" The story of how my relationship became better after I dared to have fun alone.
Women's fight for feminism is being seriously undermined if we expect privileges for 'being a woman'. Shouldn't it be about gender equality?
Registering as a voter in India amply demonstrates how women are considered second citizens - one just have to look at the sexist checkboxes! A funny take.
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