The challenges of NRI women in extended families come to the fore, as job losses during the pandemic cause many Indian families abroad to return home.
Inconsiderate husbands who have no idea of and don't care about the labour of their wives are everywhere in Indian society.
Advocates of feminism however refrain from praising men doing housework, claiming that it should have happened long ago to bridge the stereotypical gender norms.
Did I burn the midnight oil just to hear this today? That I earn only if my husband's salary is not up to the mark? And once it is, I leave the job?
We might not be able to change the thinking of our elders. But our husbands? We can do something about how they look at our work and their work.
Domestic help, or 'maids' as people like to call them, are a comfort of living in India. But what happened when people were 'maid'less during the lockdown?
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