Be The Magic: Lessons On How Women Should Be

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Be The Magic: Lessons On How Women Should Be Treated

While we teach our daughters to have courage, we ridicule the ones who actually do. While we teach our daughters to be kind, we physically hurt the one who actually show kindness. And while we hope our daughters will believe in magic, we act otherwise by saying that a girl can summon bad luck on a nation.
10/04/2015 8:01 AM IST
Her Voice. Her

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Her Voice. Her Choice.

Soon after <em>Vogue</em> released the 2-minute film, the initial congratulatory tones turned cynical in no time. Many questioned the purpose of the film--was it to educate, liberate or infuriate?
04/04/2015 8:08 AM IST
Resolutions For Pakistan On Independence

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Resolutions For Pakistan On Independence Day

Instead of opening a history book or sitting down with their grandparents to hear stories from that time, many Pakistanis have decided to look into the present and plan for the future. They believe that making resolutions will help them focus on what to do to make this country a prosperous one. According to many, it is better to make the youth plan the future instead of teaching them how to sing patriotic songs like, which only stir patriotic sentiments on 14 August every year.
17/08/2015 1:34 PM IST
Why Women Must Stop Dragging Women

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Why Women Must Stop Dragging Women Down

Empowerment, equal status, more rights, stricter laws, better safeguards are all things that are being demanded by women's rights lobbyists and feminists. But will that really solve the problem? Yes, we do need stricter laws and we do need to be treated as equals, but some change needs to come from within. I would go as far as to say that women are more responsible for their current state of affairs than men.
07/02/2016 12:01 AM IST
What Helen Taught Me About Being A

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What Helen Taught Me About Being A Woman

Helen made me understand that one needs to dance with joy and abandon. She also taught me that a woman needs to set her own individual style, both in dressing as well as attitude. In a strange way, she also was instrumental in inculcating a sense of glorious pride in my femininity, buttressed by the ability to say "go to hell" to both men and women who equated the feminine with inequality, submissiveness, weakness and frivolousness.
06/11/2015 8:19 AM IST