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The real reason for Rape

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It all began with a fruit, the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge. The second Adam and Eve took the first bite off the forbidden fruit; they could no longer look at each other…

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Fashion and feminism

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This is an article to express the frustration of choosing between feminism and fashion because for many people the two terms are just poles apart. A feminist website or blog or magazine will be full…

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Oprah Gail Winfrey

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Oprah Gail Winfrey, the richest African-American of the 20th century and also the greatest black philanthropist in the history of America, is an idol for many people. She is an American television host, producer, actor,…

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Breast Cancer

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In 2012 nearly 150,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. Out of these approximately 70,000-75,000 were treated back to health. In short, in every two newly diagnosed breast cancer women, one woman dies. This ratio…

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The other Mrs. Gandhi

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We all know who Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is the “Father of [our] nation”. We know that he preached non-violence and fought for the freedom of our country. Though, how much we believe in is another…

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Life after rape

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We discuss and debate over how to punish the victim or why it happened. We all have our own theories and analysis on this issue. But what we usually miss out on is what happens…

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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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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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