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The ugly truth is we have all, at some point, been complicit in the oppression of another person. We have all innocently, accidentally oppressed. I know because I've done it too. If we are not advoca...
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Around 75-80 percent of Indian women have vitamin D deficiency.
The survey also found that 82% of women said they have taken step to protect themselves against harassment.
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Recently, I read a wonderful article about how Indian women aren't taught how to be alone, and why that's a problem. It was a good read, and worth a share, for sure, but to be honest, I didn't relate...
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Image courtesy of Jezebel.com Scenario 1: A friend of mine called me out of frustration last week. He owns a South Asian bridal boutique. Shopping season for South Asian brides takes place now for wed...
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Note: this post contains some spoilers As a feminist activist who has worked on systemic violence on Indian women for over 15 years, I have long waited for India to produce a film like Parched. Direct...
Whenever we visit India, we prefer to travel on trains in order to see the countryside and listen to fellow passengers talk about their changing nation. On one such trip, we chatted with a young coupl...
The notion that I will be given away by my father to my would-be husband is frankly cringe-worthy. My father has, without doubt, been one of the most important influences in my life, but that does not give him or anyone else the right to give me away. For me, a ritual like this is downright misogynistic and I decided to share my concerns with the people around me.
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When my mother got married she was expected to look after her husband, raise children and manage the house. It was unthinkable for her to work or even go to family get-togethers without her spouse. But women's lives have transformed dramatically since then and sociolegal changes have supported and encouraged these paradigm shifts.
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"The capital of Boman Irani is Bmuscat Tehrani."
The girls are not alright.