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Ek Chutki Sindoor – Badge Of Honour, ‘Protective Shield’, Or A Mark Of Subservience?

The sindoor that marks a married Hindu woman signifies complete control on the woman by her husband and in-laws, yet women fall for its allure.

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After All, I Am Her Daughter-In-Law, An Outsider…

A daughter-in-law is never considered equal to the daughter...there are so many instances when my in laws treated me like an outsider; secrets were kept from me.

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Let’s Discuss The ‘Mighty Suhaag Raat’; And You’d Better Listen, Dude!
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The traditional 'suhaag raat' is one of the most sexist concepts. What if she doesn't want any of it at all, she just wants to relax or have a decent conversation, or just have a good night's sleep?

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That A Woman Alone Must Make ‘Small Adjustments’ For A Happy Marriage…

“A woman must know her priorities.” She could hear her in-laws admonishing her. Nothing had changed in this supposedly progressive society in all these years, Hetal murmured to herself. 

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Must Weight Gain In A Newly Married Woman Necessarily Mean That She’s Pregnant?

Why should "Is there any Good News?" be the only question a married woman is asked if she seems to have put on even a little weight since marriage?

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Millions Of Indian Women Silently Suffer Marital Rape Every Day; Stop This Travesty Already!
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What use is all this jingoism over 'independence' and freedom if marital rape is still not recognised as a crime, and millions of married women face this silently in their own homes?

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