Indian weddings can be a fun celebration, but the entitlement shown by the men's side, the outdated, patriarchal customs, and the over-the-top spending really needs to go.
Most of literature has boys having all the fun, with female characters supporting them. How, then, are people going to have a precedent for real girls and women having adventures in the world?
Men who never bothered about the crimes against women are now so worried about the 'unfairness of the law' that they refuse to see the inherent male bias even now.
This process not only snatched away my 13 years but also made me older, yet with no experience to join in any job or not eligible to pursue my higher education anymore.
Traditional stereotyping of gender roles and social conditioning poses serious challenges for marriages today, with society conflicting with modern ideas of equality and empowerment. Time to change?
"A film cannot solve all the problems, but can certainly open a dialogue," says Vibha Bakshi about her new film SON RISE, and hopes that involvement of men in gender issues is a step in the right direction.
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