Monthly Archives: September 2016

Damsel in Distress

Listening to TED talks while I walk my mandatory 5000 steps every morning is how I like to start my days. Today, I chose to listen to Jimmy Carter (Former President of the USA, 1977-81). As I listened to his … Continue reading

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Why only pitru-paksh? क्या महिलाएं हमारे पूर्वज नहीं थीं?

Let us start ‘matru-paksha’ today – the fortnight which is dedicated to paying respects to our ancestors. आज से ‘मात्रु-पक्ष’ शुरू हो गया. इस पखवारे हम अपने पूर्वजों को श्रधांजलि देते हैं. But, rest of India knows this fortnight as … Continue reading

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Women Safety in the Workplace

Imagine this scenario: it’s an early Monday morning, say 7 a.m. A young girl, let me call her Amrita, wakes up feverish with excitement. She has barely slept all night. Her heart is singing as her dream day is finally … Continue reading

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Fading Rainbows

I feel anything but calm today. I am filled with pain. Brock Turner a former Stanford student, registered as a sex offender, was sentenced to only 6 months of jail for – the judge felt a harsher punishment would have … Continue reading

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#FeminismInEverydayLife

“Men have greater power of decision-making (than women). “ Thus spoke Aristotle in 350 BC, and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) yesterday. In its submission to the Supreme Court of India, the Board further stated that “men are … Continue reading

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