Monthly Archives For July 2014

gods

Women or Goddess?

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We Indians have a weird way of going about things. We destroy the very things we pretend to revere. I’m referring, of course, to our practice of worshipping goddesses and treating women in real life…

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domestic violence

Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence is a crime but unfortunately we take this in our stride because of shame or in the name of “family values”. Domestic violence is a part of patriarchy which needs to be converted…

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mother-son

I am a woman first

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“I admit to have seen my son committing the crime of demeaning the girl’s virtue and promise to stay true to my word as I present myself in court as a witness whenever the need…

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women in action

The Train and The Women

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  Sarees are tucked, purses are zipped, dupattas are held tightly, train has arrived and Phew! Within a blink of an eye, they are all in. Wheels roll and their journey begins. One wouldn’t even figure…

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21look

Meena Kandasamy

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Flaming green of a morning that awaits rain And my lover speaks of rape through silences, Swallowed words and the shadowed tones Of voice. Quivering, I fill in his blanks. The composer of these powerfully…

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Rosaparks

Mrs. Rosa Parks

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In connection to Black History, everyone knows the name of Martin Luther King and his “American dream”. Few, outside the US are acquainted with Mrs Rosa Parks, the African American civil rights activist, christened affectionately…

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Nightingale

Lady with the Lamp

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We all know that the “Lady with the Lamp” was our very own-Florence Nightingale (12 May, 1820- 13 August 1910). She was a social reformer, statistician and founder of modern nursing. She spent her night…

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