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Shaming women who observe Karva Chauth does not serve any purpose because all it does is make people defensive and defensive people tend to dig further into their own beliefs.
On one hand, we worship the essence of womanhood these nine days. And on the other, we consciously and deliberately turn a blind eye to the hopes and aspirations of a large chunk of women, as if they do not exist.
She held onto the hope that, in the future, she would find a way to live openly and freely as her authentic self, no longer confined by societal expectations or oppressive family dynamics.
Auspiciousness comes from hearts that are happy and generous with blessings. If our rituals are making us unkind, it's time we stop practicing them.
If you are queer, then you are threatened on a daily basis that you cannot come and open up, you cannot dress in a way you want to, you cannot express yourself the way you want to
The management could no longer feign ignorance. The transformation began. Sensitization sessions were organized. Her manager was held accountable for her behaviour. The atmosphere started shifting from tolerance to acceptance.
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