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?
Convener at Reboot, a network of and for women professionals
Anupama Kapoor is an HR & Gender Equality enthusiast, with over 19 years of experience in diverse functions across the Services, Banking & ITeS industries, in Hong Kong, the US & India. She is a GE trained, tested and & Certified Six Sigma Quality Black Belt and has worked with large multi-functional teams across diverse Geographies and Cultures. <br> <br> Anupama is also the Convener of Reboot, a non-profit mentoring and coaching network for women professionals, with a vision to help them stay in/rejoin the workforce and be economically independent <br> <br> She is a pro-bono Mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and sits in the Internal Complaints Committee of companies.
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.
01/02/2016 8:27 AM IST
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