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Once in a rare while, coms along someone like Jitender Chattar, who proves himself to be a feminist despite being an ordinary farmer in a state like Haryana, famous for its discrimination against women.
As a feminist, people are surprised when they find me dainty and feminine. They'd be surprised when they know the backbone of steel I can have.
What does a professional Indian woman need? Other than the requisite skills, a supportive family. For married women, this should mean a supportive husband.
When I saw a friend, a childhood sweetheart and beer buddy of her equally qualified groom, touch his feet in the traditional wedding ritual, it made me wonder - what are our core values today?
My mother said, "fate is often the choice you make," and she was not wrong. Her choices defined her life, and to a large extent her children's. My feminism was born out of it.
#MeToo stories have unmasked so many of our 'heroes', yet many of us still put them on pedestals. Time we stopped creating these 'gods' and taking only the good they offer?
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