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Women In Our Family Don’t Do This, Have Some Shame!

Do not speak until you are spoken to. Do not wade like a duck. Walk slowly and silently. Do not laugh like a banshee. Sit like this. Eat like that. The list was endless, yet I had mastered it all.

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It Was As If Marriage Changed Me From Dad’s Princess To The In-Laws’ Personal Maid

Tiny things like having a son/ daughter/ wife of option in offical forms is moulding mindsets to consider a man the most important.

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Why Are Men Trampling On Women’s Backs In The Madhai Mela Of Chhattisgarh?
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In a goddess temple in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh, married women lie face down in a row, so that priests can walk on their backs to enter the temple. This is supposed to 'help them have a child'.

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‘Changing Religion For Marriage Not Acceptable’ But A Woman Changing Herself For Marriage Is?

Women should be able to be the way they want to be, do things they have dreamt of doing. This should not be 'allowed' to women by in-laws or anyone else - it is a right.

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Why The FIR Against A Goa Political Science Prof For Questioning Marital Symbols Is Not Ok

Rajiv Jha, a member of Rashtriya Hindu Yuva Vahini’s Goa unit filed an FIR against Shilpa Singh, a political science professor in a law college in Goa, for questioning marital symbols.

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Dear In-Laws, I Respect Your Traditions But It’ll Be Happier For Everyone To Live Our Lives Our Way!

Letter from a daughter in law: Let’s not argue, fight, and show off who is better. Let’s be supportive in our respective new roles instead, and enjoy our life.

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