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This New Indian Ad Is A Missed Opportunity, Unlike It’s Western Version Which Is Empowering

This dating app ad that many think is a feel-good one reveals layers of misogyny under the gloss of an #EqualNotLoose 'modern woman'.

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If This Is How ‘Goddesses’ Are Treated, We Indian Women Would Rather Not Be One!
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Women might be 'worshipped' in Indian culture as goddesses, but one just needs to look around to see how ironic and misleading this pedestal is.

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As An Indian Woman, You Can’t Travel Alone Overseas Without A Man’s Permission? Really?

An adult Indian woman recently put up a Facebook post about having told by an immigration officer that she could not travel unless she had permission from her parents or another male.

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Are Women Considered An ‘Unwanted Necessity’ By Indian Society?

Unless every woman has the same respect and value as men, and the choice of living her life the way she wants to, women’s empowerment is a myth, says the author.  Yesterday’s newspaper had a small news report: ‘3 days old girl was thrown into community dustbin ‘. And this was not on the front […]

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Why Are Women Angry? And Why Do Most Keep Quiet Or Express It As Something Else?
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In the age of #MeToo, Soraya Chemaly’s Rage Becomes Her is a reminder that women’s anger is justified and necessary.

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Why Does Men’s Misogyny Unite Them But Most Women Fail To Stand Up For Each Other?

Men often unite in their misogyny. But women get divided by the same, speaking up against each other in their unwitting support of patriarchy, competing for brownie points of their men. Stop, already!

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