I have decided to stop participating in, and encouraging any form of suppression of women. Especially since I have a son to be a role model to.
Every festival and every ritual in our society reeks of patriarchy. Narrow-minded and parochial, isn’t it time we ushered in a change?
Rakshabandhan...isn’t it better for the boy to promise to respect every woman instead, so he doesn’t need to ‘protect’ her?
There are so many fasts that women keep for the men in our families. Why don't we have any fasts we can keep for our daughters?
Here are traditional Indian food recipes that can be handy during the festival season, especially if you are away from family.
In my life I've never gone to my father, brothers, or my husband asking for protection and help even though they are more than ready to come forward to do so.
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