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I’m Only Here For My Son, Not As Your Wife Shakuntala!

Dushyanta clearly remembered everything. But he didn't have any intention to accept a poor woman from a remote hermitage as his wife and her son as theirs.

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Since Draupadi, Men Through History Have Put Women On Sale… Which Continues Even Today!

"To create loving men, we must love males…" - bell hooks. Nope. If men want a better world, they need to do better for themselves and each other and their sons and the world at large. It is not the responsibility of women.

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Why Didn’t You Speak Up For Us Women, Sita?!
Sita

As a child, I asked, why didn't Rama stand by his wife when there were aspersions cast on her by his people? Why didn't Sita's father, King Janak take his daughter back home? Why didn't Sita protest about this injustice?

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What Madri Knew, But Was Disbelieved Because ‘A Woman Cannot Have Such Powers’…

Madri had said nothing. Was that when she had ceased to speak? And afterwards all her silences had been misinterpreted as consent?

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Sita Devi, What Did You Get From Being The Perfect Daughter, Wife, DIL…?

I really wish you had fought back, Sita devi! I would really have been more proud of you, and maybe the condition of women in our country wouldn't have been so bad.

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Marvel’s Badass Agent Carter Is So Much More Than Just Captain America’s Love Interest
Agent Carter

Agent Carter can often be seen knocking out the villains with a murderous punch or kick. She is quick on her feet, has nerves of steel, and is never flustered no matter what the situation.

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