I'm going to hurt many around me if I say that as a young mother, going to work could be only if I want 'social acceptance'. Isn’t it a fact that society will make me insecure if I don’t earn?
"The company does not want any gap in between studies and job, and you have a year’s gap before you joined MBA”. My heart sank and I sat down with tears in my eyes. Yes,... I didn’t know how to justify the gap of loss of a loved one.
Workplaces seem to be paying just lip service to "diversity" and "return-to-work-programmes". How many of these amazing women who take a maternity break, for example, are re-hired?
Women returning to work after a career break for any reasons, need organisations to support their unique needs, and for the women to also consider what is required of them.
I put all my career aspirations on my husband when I got married, and have had a good life as a fauji wife, but now I catch myself shifting them to my daughter.
Saloni’s face fell. This was a recurring recent battle. She had changed and now she had to repeatedly fight this ghost from the past. She took a moment to steel herself.
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