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A woman is perceived to be the domestic goddess, the maker of all decisions in a household, or at least those concerning decor, draperies, detergent, dress and diet. So, with Women's Day this month, there'll be an onslaught of shopping offers, no doubt, even putting the tremendously successful Independence/Republic Day campaigns to shame. But is this why we celebrate Women's Day? For more shopping? Is this how we want to celebrate womanhood?
Isn't a family a team? What happened to teamwork people? It is time to take stock of a woman's work that goes unsung and unrewarded, and is never done. It is time to take gender out of household chores.