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Pink Is More Than An “Amitabh Bachchan” Movie

Bollywood has been quite famous for promoting sexism since inception. It has often been an evident reflection of what society thinks and feels about men and women separately, and this is the reason pe...

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Are you meant for an arranged marriage ?

A naive, submissive and docile girl walking in a saree, carrying a tray in her hand filled with samosas and cups of “chai”. From Bollywood to reality, this is what the picture of the “arrange ma...

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How to Spot a True Misogynist ?

Who is a Misogynist ?A misogynist is a person who dislikes/hates women and it’s easy to spot one. He would be seen using violence against women along with being biased and having strong patriarchal ...

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Things No One Tells You About The First Year Of Mo...

Every first-time mom who has lived through the harrowing first year of parenting and survived to tell the tale knows that the struggle to care for a screaming, smelly stranger she now calls her ‘bun...

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You are Never Too Old to Love !!

The temple stairs seemed difficult to climb up in the windy afternoon, the sun was shining brightly into my eyes. But it was my routine to visit the Shiva temple once in a week, preferably on Mondays....

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4 months ago
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The Indian Single mother and her “Shakti”

Traditional barriers and orthodox beliefs are like nightmares and they haunt us constantly. The Indian society is quite natural at self creating some notions which are hurtful to the sentiments of oth...

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2 months ago
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Widowed

As she unfolded crease by crease, She felt him, hidden somewhere in the breeze For his clothes still reeked of him Surviving his presence – an ‘un-earthed’ coffin His coffin, the mother of her t...

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Why Draupadi is Our Favourite Character from Mahab...

Draupadi’s admirable character is revealed in the most humiliating incident of her life – her disrobing by the wicked Dushasana. Though she was victimised but her exceptional character transforms ...

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Correcting The Myths Surrounding “Feminism”

All of us have certain preconceived notions surrounding the term, “Feminism.” But have you ever bothered to simply look up for the meaning of such an important term in the dictionary ? Well, most ...

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Are You The Modern Indian Independent Woman?

In the 21st century, strong, independent women are definitely having a trouble with their love lives. These women have taken control of their lives, a phenomenon which was not possible before, and hav...

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2 months ago
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Dove’s New Campaign is Breaking the Rules of Bea...

Dove as a brand has always been a strong supporter of “Real Beauty”. This Unilever brand has been a breakthrough in the industry with the series of campaigns over the years, supporting the vari...

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Why Getting Married Early is not always a Good Ide...

To be in love is a charismatic feeling. It’s that state when our brain experiences a cocktail of chemical reactions releasing natural painkillers and then the brain entices us to ‘fall in LOVE’....

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70 Years Of Independence : Let’s Discuss Kashmir

“If there’s heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here,” said Mughal Emperor Jahangir on the captivating beauty of Kashmir Valley.Kashmir has been India’s most valued and breathtak...

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Co-Education Is More Important Than You Think!

Every morning we’re hard hit with headlines screeching gender crimes, and I won’t even go into statistical figures there. Every morning, we’re also served morning tea in bed by the mother, the b...

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My Money is Paper, Honey

Demonetization reminds me of the sheep, who cheered when their leader promised them a blanket each.It was business as usual in the house, dinner was being prepped and there was usual banter over who h...

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2 months ago
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10 Apps That Every Indian Woman Should Check Out !...

Arthur C. Clarke once said that technology is equivalent to magic. It is technology that has made it possible for an abundance of apps to exist. Most of the apps don’t come with a clearly skewed dem...

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12 Sexist Comments That Women Choose To Ignore

Time and again women have been objectified, discouraged, undermined, tamed, eve teased and sexually harassed in all walks of life. Be it on the footpath, at home or even at workplaces, there are comme...

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Say No To Female Education

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon that can be used to change the world.”The world is developing, times are changing and the thinking process of the people is evolvin...

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2 months ago
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“I Crave Ambition, I am Just Another Woman”

28th July was going to be one of the most memorable days of my life. It was my convocation and I was really happy to meet my parents after 3 long months. I could see their eyes beaming with joy. I was...

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The Indian Arrange Marriage sham

Togetherness is celebrated because it’s beautiful and one might also say that it’s eternal. In Indian culture, we believe marriage to be the purest form of unity.According to Hindu mythology, it i...

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Nature or Nurture – It’s either of your parent...

You reap what you sow. Agreed? You take all the moral values, stuff them down your child’s throat and voila! You have just created a walking-talking, a humanoid ethical masterpiece! Dramatic pause. ...

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Why Should You Raise Your Son as a Feminist ?

We breathe in a society that treats women and men indifferently! A society that hallmarks the gender with a particular hue. From the time of birth of a newborn is stamped with the blush of pink if it...

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The Delhi Bride Says…

With a lethal amalgamation of the Marwadis, the punjabis and the sindhis, the delhi society is synonymous with the “bling society”.The jewellery, the designer clothes and the swaroski clutches com...

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2 months ago
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How to deal with a Female boss ?

Women don’t have a very great reputation of being a good boss. Usually considered as moody and emotional, women are known to throwing tantrums at their juniors. Not considered to be the best of prof...

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Dealing with a Difficult Friend – Some Helpful P...

To write about friendships is the most difficult. We do not really put the theory on why we make friends and choose to connect with certain people. But there is a lot of logic on why we do.There are t...

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Reinforcing gender roles existing in patriarchy ...

We take pride in having reached a point in history where so much stress is being given to women’s education. We bask in the self-assumed glory of sending our girls to schools.Does not this sense of ...

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Have you heard of the cliché – Society has give...

Society is ridden with clichés. They exist in every form in our day to day life and conversations. While some of them are actually the best way to describe a situation, yet some of them need to be re...

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An Open Letter of an Indian Prostitute

Many people have asked me, what’s the price? What’s my quote? Someone shouted “Boom Boom” on the streets ; that’s a shout out for me! In school, there were many boys trying to hit on me. Som...

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It’s all about Humanity!

“I was not ladylike, nor was I manly. I was something else altogether. There were so many different ways to be beautiful.” ― Michael CunninghamTransgender is generally described as an umbrella t...

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How to deal with other women at the workplace ?

Leadership is always attributed with factors like dominance, assertiveness and decisiveness. Women at the workplace are slowly transforming their mindsets and thought processes to be similar to those ...

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2 months ago
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An Open Letter To Karan Johar

How Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ruined my Diwali… Dear KaranI have never faced a storm of such kinds in one go, through one medium at one time. I went to watch your latest, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil this Diwali aft...

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2 months ago
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Women In Saudi Live a Life You Can’t Even Dare T...

Gender Inequality has been an age old issue everywhere in the world. A woman’s quest for equality had once become a universal phenomenon. Today, Many countries recognize the need to bring about a re...

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2 months ago
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How to deal with PMS: Guide for Men

A woman’s period and preceding days of hormonal madness better known as premenstrual syndrome or PMS is a nightmare for most men. For one, it can be baffling to watch your perfectly sane significant...

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#Femshare: When ‘I do’ Becomes A Lie

I was a young girl, at 24, when I met some guys over lunch in Chennai with a group of friends. We had a great time, and I was happy that one of my close friends from ‘our girl gang’ found the righ...

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Does Being A Leader Is All What It Takes To Get Ju...

The Supreme Leader of the Bhaujan Samaj Party and a cult-figure among the Dalits, Mayawati was recently called a ‘prostitute’ by Former BJP’s Uttar Pradesh Unit Vice President Dayashankar Singh,...

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Indian Women CAN Protest

On 18th February, when 15,000 students assembled at Jantar Mantar to protest the arrest of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, a majority of the crowd was made by women, shouting at the top of their voice...

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How Beautiful and Destructive Love Can Be | Our Ta...

This was the fourth book I was reading by Murakami. Before I dived into it, I knew that I was in for another weirdly and intricately woven magical world. Just like any other Murakami book, the complex...

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Dumb Girls Are Attractive!

If it is stupid, but if it works, it isn’t stupid! Mercedes LackeyDo dumb women attract men? Or the truth lies in the fact that it makes them feel superior ? Is being dumb the new trend ? We often n...

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Working With Difficult People

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did Newt GingrichAs a good employee and a potential leader, the biggest responsibility is to continue to nu...

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Are We Neglecting the old women around us?

Amidst clanking utensils, whistling of the pressure-cooker and the aromas wafting around her frail body, the face of an old woman emerges.Wrinkles run down from the corner of her eyes all the way to t...

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Dove’s Low Self Esteem

Indian girls are surprisingly found to have low levels of self-esteem and body confidence. In a Dove Girls and Beauty Confidence study, at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018On 26th January, 2018 Dove...

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For I have been the judge of my actions !!

For I have been the judge of my actions I blame or praise none for my achievements For my thoughts were controlled by logical analysis (for my actions are driven by logical approach) If I rise, I’ll...

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Let’s Twist The Knots This Rakhi

Last time it was dry flowers and sea shells, and this time, it is leftover pieces of ribbons, pita shells and round beads. The collections have been going steadily over the past few days at our own li...

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Jumping into your 30s? Here’s some advice!

Okay, so here’s the first thing about turning 30.It’s NOT the end of your life!I always wondered why women made such a big deal out of turning 30, that why turning thirty was supposed to be such a...

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What I Was Taught In The Name Of Safety

“Akeli ladki khuli tijori ki tarah hoti hai”- I’ve literally grown up getting bombarded with this line from all corners just like most other girls in India. To survive in a society where the len...

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Why men hide their feelings ?

Men are strong,Men are muscularMen don’t cry andMen are not soft hearted.Feelings are a sign of weakness.When we talk about “feelings”, we all picture an image of a teary eyed girl speaking out ...

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Don’t worship me! With love, from Ganga

“I am the Ganga. The purest female deity that you worship. My long stretched arms, the rivers and tributaries, that flow through the landmass of this wide stretched country, feed the starved; They r...

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The Post “Shaadi” Syndrome

That beautiful day which made you feel that your dreams have a meaning after all, is no doubt the day you get married. That day is the day when for a couple of hours, the beauty of the entire univers...

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Figure me out, you’ll never figure me out !!

Figure me out, you’ll never figure me out I am of shapes you were never taught I am the exception to all things refined I am the rebellious undefined I am the little speck of dust And other things u...

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The Plight of Young Divorcees

It was just another day. Nina got up, a little lost. Oblivious to what had happened the night before. Mechanically, she got ready for office. On the way, her shoulder muscles pained. She ignored. It w...

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Why do women have so many insecurities ?

It’s a tough world out there. So much of cut-throat competition! Ah, it makes it very difficult to adjust in the real world, especially with so much of façade and pretentious people. You never know...

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Did you Know About this Beautiful Story About ‘T...

Hell is in her eyes. In her breast is a vast ocean of poison. Round her comely waist dwell the furies of hell. Her hands are brandishing unseen daggers ever ready to strike unwary or willful victims t...

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Pyaar ka “Punch”-nama?!

Women are emotional, sensitive, needy and yes, they do love shopping . They want men to understand that they are not the greedy blood sucking species, which men have stereotyped women to be. Some men ...

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Unrequited Love

She was 19, and he was 18. A son of a bureaucrat, with wild ambitious dreams! She had fallen in love with him, but too late. Destiny at times is torturous. She had to travel for her higher education, ...

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These Indian Commercials are all for Women power !...

Commercials today are launching ads that have women empowerment written all over them. The role of women in society’s advancement cannot be ignored. And marketer’s have taken to it.Amul Raises a G...

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Poems by Rahul Khanna

I felt her warmness the day i was born Her arms were my clothes, which i had first worn She stayed up at nights when i had to sleep she hugged me at times when i used to weep Be quite..be quite..she w...

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The Color of Patriarchy and Beyond | Book Review: ...

We had a long day at work and as I was heading back to the metro station, I stopped right outside to have a look over at the pirated book spread which is often found outside the metro stations. Random...

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As I Lived the Utopian Dream…. A Gift from an El...

She turned seventeen last year, a figure of prime importance to my younger sister as this meant she was just a year away from her much-awaited adulthood.I knew I had to make it extra special for her, ...

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Mira: A Character sketch from The Honest Season

So, would you live to be gifted, yet haunted. Beautiful yet invisible? Surrounded with people but lonely? Perhaps, not!Let’s delve deeper in what this entire character of Mira is all about.No, she i...

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3 months ago
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Swap The Toys – Dolls For Boys, Cars For Girls.

Hello, reader! Thank you for reaching till here and for reading this. But before that, I hope you’ve had a good day so far?For me, well if you ask me… No, let me tell you anyway! Remember, what ha...

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2 months ago
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From Collaborations to “Collabitition”

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” -Nelson MandelaWho are your start-up competitors? What have they innovated today? How g...

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Why Manusmriti is an abused Scripture ?

The status, treatment and role of a woman in any society come from the roots of its civilization. Shastra states that the phenomenal world is dualistic. There are two principles in the creation of uni...

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Where are the Women Chefs In India

In the recent time, the world has witnessed a growing awareness among women. The feminist movement has strengthened all the more.In our male dominated society, where at some places, girls’ education...

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The hands that rock the cradle can rule the boardr...

Daughter. Sister. Wife. Mother. But first, a woman. Gone are the days when the potential of women shied away behind purdahs and burkhas. Today women stand tall with men and are proving their mettle i...

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College Dreams And The First Job

To be successful, the first thing to do is, fall in love with your work. Sister Mary Lauretta College is the ideal hub of dreams and aspirations! A place where thousands of students, with great ambiti...

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2 months ago
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How to deal with a physically abusive partner?

He raped her, physically and mentally. There were nights when he used to threaten her, steal her own control over her body. It pained her, causing tremendous anguish. Her husband, an established polit...

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Would you prefer a Live In Relationship to Marriag...

They were carefree, free-spirited and of course, with no-strings attached. For the past three years, they have consummated their love, in a very unorthodox way, by opting for a live-in relationship. T...

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The dilemma of the 20’s

The ending of the teenage life comes at your 20’s, which is a new beginning all together. It is a roller coaster ride, but an exciting one, if you are smart enough to put the seat belt on. Your coll...

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2 months ago
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Let’s Talk Unconventional

We tend to show a certain level of hesitance when it’s about accepting the unusual. We think that things should only take their natural course and any divergence from the natural, takes us time to u...

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4 months ago
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Men are more limited in their sexual approaches, W...

Between two contrasting ideas- that women are hornier than men, and that women do not get there easy- we find it difficult to nail women’s sexuality to a constant.Not that a constant is necessary to...

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Marriage isn’t for Me…

The limited understanding of oneself, especially as time percolates into hours, days and years, gets daunting, especially after marriage. Not only you have to adjust with your partner, you also need t...

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Delhi Diary : My Quest For Happiness

I was staying up at a friend’s place for the first month in Delhi. Soon, we both decided to move to a bigger and spacious place (3 BHK flat). Well, excitement knew no limit as that was the only dece...

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Why Women Do Not Need Catharsis ?

It’s often said that,” One should expound his anger instead of venting it, and one will find solutions instead of arguments.”Catharsis is the venting out of anger by a person so as to get rid of...

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“The Clit List” Review

“Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.” These words by esteemed author and professor Amit Abraham, summarises the trauma a rape survi...

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2 months ago
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Women Empowerment Is Important For Development

India, recently marked 70 Years of Independence and with projects like “Make In India” and “Digital India” campaign, it won’t be wrong to say that India is rapidly moving towards development...

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Guide To Parents : Child Molestation (Part 2)

This is in continuation to my previous article on Sexual Abuse : Guide To Parents : Child Molestation (Part 1) The other things we need to keep a watch on are these:TONE!!Something we need to keep in ...

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How Does Climate Change Take a Toll on Rural Women...

Even the forces of global warming seem to have not transcended sex and gender, as evidence shows that women (especially rural women) have it worse when it comes to dealing with the consequences of cli...

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Why Love Makes You Cautious ?

Love might be the most beautiful feeling to be experienced, but it brings with itself the most harsh circumstances.When you are in love, your sparkling eyes seem to view everything in the most animate...

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If Molestation does not Discriminate, why do we ?

It was the perfect Saturday night. With my husband and some common friends. Stories, good food and a drink or two in the comfort of my house is all it takes. One of the stories that made way that even...

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Hey Mister.. Are You Married?

Ek chutki sindoor ki kimat tum kya jaano Ramesh Babu…” This is a famous dialogue from a Bollywood movie which everyone would have heard of. Well, it’s true.How would men ever know the worth of ...

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An Open Letter to the Admirers of “Pyaar Ka Punc...

It’s true that we all had a good laugh after watching the movie, ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ . Let us not forget the ultimate dose of laughter, experienced post Rajat’s rant, criticising girlfriends...

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HERE’S HOW SWARA BHASKAR’S RECENT TALK BLEW US...

She’s been known to be bold, outspoken, and one of the faces of the new generation of thoughtful actors. Her recent talk at The Express Adda touched various aspects of how her opinions have shaped u...

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When Maturity Hit me Hard !!

As I mature I watch the sky Turning to shades of blue Contemplate about dwelling emotions Watch the birds fly away As they showcase their freedom With wings attached Flying high in the sky As I mature...

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Guilt Trip 101: Know Your Guilt Before You Take Th...

Humans are emotionally driven beings. We might try to deny its firm grip on our life but our actions tell a different tale. One such emotion that generates from our innate morals is guilt.Guilt is a v...

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Durga Resides In The Land Of The (Im)Pure

She has been roaming around since morning and her appearance has been working as an Identity Card for her. Hence, nobody paid heed to her. After all, it is a ‘Pujo Pandal’, everyone is supposed to...

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She was beautiful but, We made her ugly

She looked into the mirror. It was time to get ready. Spread all around her were various potions, lotions, creams and umpteen dainty objects of beauty expectantly waiting to change her. She never fel...

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I Would Still Bleed, Even After Zero Tax

The zero tax sanitary pads campaign, which became the priority project for the majority newsrooms in the country, seems to be a battle that might just gain momentum for a little while again and then d...

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3 months ago
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Does Supreme Court Follow ‘Bhartiya Sanskar’

It is tempting to have an opinion on everything, as it gets you facetime across the screen with several people from across the globe. They may like you or hate you, but ignore they cannot, for you hav...

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Can Spouse working together, actually work?

The Rise of Couple Hiring trend in India.The IT sectors are coming up with the spousal hiring policies, wherein the person can find the partner within the same organization to get married to, through ...

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2 months ago
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How to find that one Inspiration ?

When aspire, aspire big. When dream, dream big When achieve, achieve it all Every dream should be big, that’s how one will be a creator of something substantial. The perception of things and ho...

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Unraveling Celebrities with 73 Questions: Our Take...

Why is everyone suddenly talking about the 73 Questions by Vogue? Is it because the recent video of actor Deepika Padukone candidly walking about her New York apartment leaving smart, quick answers ab...

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Being A Woman, She Gets Punished With Rape. Being ...

16 December 2012, A girl in Delhi gets raped, beaten, left to die on the streets, taken to a hospital, Media covers, protests arise, laws made, laws broken, She DIES! 3 years later, one of the convict...

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Goddess Speak: The Great Indian Obsession with Mar...

“The Indian obsession with marriage goes to ridiculous heights. I had once visited a hotel with my husband in a quaint suburban town in Bengal. They flatly refused to let us have a room unless we pr...

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What Do All Women Achievers Have In Common ?

While achievers across all spectrums cannot and should not be distinguished based on some particular attribute, it is but necessary to look at what sets apart women achievers from their male counterpa...

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Family Businesses – “To join or not to join?...

The new generation is skeptic about joining their family businesses. But should they really be?Family businesses are complex. One needs to not only run the show properly but also make efforts to keep ...

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How Far Will The Fragile Male Ego Continue To Rest...

The famous American author Kurt Vonnegut once said, “Educating a woman is like pouring honey over a fine Swiss watch. It stops working.” This statement in itself suggests how the society sees a wo...

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Why you should experience it before ruling out Les...

Let’s burst the heterosexual bubble first. There is nothing like only a man-woman sexual relationship.The sex-gender binary- that tells us that a female body is supposed to become a woman, or a male...

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Are you an entrepreneur or just LAZY?

always arrive late to office, but I make up by leaving early -Charles Lamb So you want to be an entrepreneur? But why? Is it because of venture funding, laziness to follow the 9-to-5 routine or just...

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Are Open Relationships A Thing?

How would you define an ‘open relationship’ if you were in one? Relationships are sacred bonds between people based out of a connection and somewhere down the line it becomes hard to club it into ...

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An Open Letter of a Big Fat Girl

The weighing scale shrieked out loud, a whopping 105 kgs. It still didn’t bother me because I’d any day prefer a hot chocolate fudge with double scoop of vanilla and chocolate ice-cream , toppled...

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4 months ago
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5 Stand-Up Comedy Specials For Your Feminist Sou...

They say “comedy is tragedy plus time”. If that equation is true, and if comedy does, in fact, manifest from tragedy, then people who say women can’t be stand-up comedians are just fooling thems...

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She is not just a Maid Manager !!

Being a homemaker is a beautiful job in its self. It is as hard as any full time job, but the difference is that an outside job pays you and an “at home” job earns for you, love and respect from y...

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What has the Movie Ki and Ka Taught us about House...

Its true that the trend of house husbands in India is slowly increasing, which indicates that the age-old thinking of the man being the head of the family is slowly taking a backseat. This step has mo...

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What do you Prefer? Companionship or Relationship ...

Companionship refers to company, an associate, a friend or the one who is someone we know we like hanging out with while, obeying the capacity of being a friend.Whereas, a relationship refers to bei...

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Success comes to those who Rebel

To every woman who comes across this letter, I am writing this to let you know that being a rebel is the only recourse you can take in order to become successful in a society that constantly tries to ...

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2 months ago
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How travelling is not the only option to rejuvenat...

The feeling of serenity is at it’s peak, when one sees this kind of a picture in a Conde Nast, or a Prevention Magazine. The first thought in mind, is either a much awaited long vacation, or a long...

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2 months ago
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Just Because I am a Girl , You are a Hypocrite ?

“He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.”― George Orwell Last weekend, I had a worthwhile conversation that inspired me to think about something that a lot of people seem to have opinions...

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Carat is the new Carrot!

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Are We Stereotyping Women Careers in India?

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Why do Indian Women gain Weight after Marriage ?

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Let’s Talk About Cyber Stalking

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Patriarchy And Hypocrisy: Murderers Of Female Aspi...

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If A Child ‘Sexually Abuses’ Another Child, Th...

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Dear Politician, Please Keep Quiet.

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5 vows that every Indian guy should make to his To...

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The Draupadi And Sita That RSS Is Afraid To See

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How ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ Has Failed Us

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Here are Some Ways you can Avoid Monday Blues

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Is Rape LEGAL in India After Marriage ?

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Because Indian Education System sucks

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When I Found Out that He was Cheating On Me

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Why Indian women don’t pursue engineering as a c...

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Attention !! Here are the New and Improved “Firs...

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Is Prostitution Legal in India ?

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Here are the Do’s and Don’ts of Travelling Sol...

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Relooking at Religion

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Is Being A Feminist A Criminal Offence?

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Is Happy Wife A Myth?

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The Bribe called a “Diwali Gift “

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Love and the “Player’s Drug”

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How Hannah Gadsby Has Dropped A Bomb Called Nanett...

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Do Women Have More Affairs Than Men ?

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A Mere “Casual” Kiss

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Women Are Not Alone In The Fight Against Sexism

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The Art Of Coexisting: Teachings of a Father

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What Is The Recent #TheRealMacho Campaign by Amul ...

These five men, from different forms of life, got together to answer this one question and their answer showed us an absolutely different and beautiful side of masculinity.From Ye Toh Bada Toing Hai t...

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Why Indian Marriages are Truly Patriarchal ?

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Being Vulnerable is Powerful.

Baring our souls is a lot like getting naked; and when we get naked we expect people to look at us, at the very least.”Being vulnerable is hard, is what comes to our mind the moment we think of bein...

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Millennial Women, How Much Do You Care About Menta...

During the last few years, a drastic change has taken place in respect to millennial women coming out and talking about their mental health issues, removing the social stigma which was attached to add...

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Let’s talk about Sex, Kids!

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Sanitary Pads Are NOT a Luxury

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When I Asked My Mom ‘What Is In The Black Bag?...

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5 Reasons Why Meetings On A Monday Morning Is A Ba...

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Long distance love is funny

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Why our mothers are our biggest Inspirations ?

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Stuck in Family Business?

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Is India the Rape Capital Of the World ?

Rape is defined as a form of forced sexual intercourse without permission. It may involve physical force or the threat of force. It may also be done against someone who is unable to give consent. Sex...

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Say no to “Barbaadi.com”

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Witchcraft Is For Real!

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6 din, Ladki In!

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I Might be a part of the Boys Gang, But I am Still...

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Can Working Out Affect Your Work Life?

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What the “apsaras” from Indian Mythology have ...

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How to choose the right life partner ? – An expe...

There is no right or wrong, when you jot down the list . Sometimes, even after dating a person for a couple of years, one doesn’t get to know the person and sometimes even two meetings are enough to...

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Have we become Mere Puppets of Modernism ?

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When You Become An “Outstation Student”

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All Men are NOT Dogs All Women are NOT Angels

Times change, people change, situations change, perceptions change. Times have changed, so have men, and so have the women. Laws have changed, so has the news, and so have the views.Perceptions have c...

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Sticky Situations in Family Businesses

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She Does Not Have The Right to Worship

Right to worship is a fundamental right guaranteed under article 25 of the Indian Constitution. All modes of worship considered by a religion are its integral parts. Every person irrespective of his c...

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Why Istanbul is Great for Women Travellers !!

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign. – Robert Louis Stevenson Istanbul is the most populated city in Turkey and the Country’s economic, cultural and historical cent...

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Why Women Need to be Emotionally Intelligent

Wikipedia defines Emotional Intelligence as the capacity of individuals to recognise their own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately an...

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‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’ by Twinkle Khan...

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The Unknown side of Firdaus

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When Love Pushes You Away

It’s hard to absorb it when the only person in the world you chose to be with turns your life into a living hell.There was a time when his favourite part of the day was talking to you and the favour...

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Dear Zindagi – The Six Life Lessons

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Why Valentine’s Day is over-rated?

Valentine’s Day is a booming multimillion-dollar industry. Also, it is the number one holiday for florists, with more than 198 million roses produced yearly for it.But where did Valentine’s Day or...

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Goddess Speak: We Let Ourselves Die

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The Blame Game of the Indian Society

A picture of Shah Rukh Khan, in a Don poster, smoking a cigar quietly in his luxe room, with a spectacular view, and a smoking hot girl (probably half his age) next to him; could make anybody admire h...

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A Depressed Nation

1,35,445 suicides in India in 2012. 15 suicides an hour. 371 suicides a day. 17% of world’s suicides in the land of the golden bird. This ‘progression towards regression’ surely is an alarming s...

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She Walks, She Leads – A Book Review

She Walks, She Leads is an anthology of biographies of 24 inspirational women achievers in India. Penned by Gunjan Jain, this book narrates the stories of struggles and milestones of women who defied ...

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Main Mard Hoon: Is Modern day feminism a celebrati...

A short while ago, roughly some 4.5 billion years, God created a man and a woman, hoping for sustainable co-existence of life in his experimental venture on earth. The alien ladka valas from Mars and ...

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I REFUSE! by Mia Morgan

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Open Letter Of A Mistress

Confiding it in words seems difficult. Especially of a memory that I pushed away into my mind’s abyss, as if I never owned it.Perhaps, the need for being touched by a man in the tender age of findin...

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Life between Birth and Death

I just returned from a crematorium. My first encounter with the place. I was scared to death before entering. After I entered, I was shocked to see it crowded. No sooner I entered could hear people h...

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Work From Home : Finding Method in Madness

Less than a year into motherhood, I realized that as much as I loved my little munchkin, I couldn’t center my life on diaper changes and formula food. My fingers itched to dance on a keyboard. I lon...

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Why Do Women Compare ?

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Reasons That Will Ruin Your Marriage

Marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day, any tender mistake could break it down into pieces. Husbands generally juggle their heads to understand what makes their wives unhappy.Marriage i...

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Are Bald Women Feminine?

She was ten years old. Tender and innocent. Standing in front of the entire student’s assembly. The school used to ask the birthday students to come up on the dias, as the assembly sang ‘Happy Bir...

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Why being “Moti” is the biggest sin !!

She was plump. When prospective groom’s family used to come and meet her, they never tried to publicly hide their disappointment with her increasing weight. It did not matter if she was a teacher a...

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To Be a Muslim Woman in India | #TheIndianMuslimGi...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.Indian Muslim Women, adorned with their flowy Burkhas, or veiled under the ...

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“Mard Banna Chorh, Insaan Ban Ja Pehle” PARCHE...

In a world where cinema is not just treated as entertainment but also as a way to escape reality, ironically some movies aim only towards bringing out the real picture of society and sometimes they ev...

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An Open Letter : “Marriage Will Come Eventually...

Hey guys! It’s been a long time since we’ve talked. Well, Over the foot stomping and doors banging there’s not much of a provision for an informed debate, Is there? Well, I apologize. I know I...

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Some Superheroes do not need a Cape !!

What better way to celebrate women all over the world than to celebrate the person who it all started with?Gone are the days when women shielded behind a few mumbled words, stowed away their talents t...

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Do we really need Menstruation Leaves?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.“A bill, The Menstruation Bill 2017, has been proposed in the Lok Sabha t...

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What ‘NOT’ to Expect from your Husbands !!

When you buy a pair of flawless ivory pearls, you both commit to each other to make each other look the best and shine between the crowd.But when those pearls break, it also breaks the string of beaut...

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Why is abortion a taboo in India?

In every two hours, a woman dies in India due to unsafe abortion. Every year, approximately 20 million women undergo unsafe abortions. 50% of the abortions in India are illegal. Several cases remain u...

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Slut Shaming and Friendzones

Slut.This one word has been used for centuries now to pull women down. Woman, being the enslaved, captivated commodity that has a check over all its activities, its behaviour and social abilities, has...

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Power Of Words – What Effect Bedtime Stories Hav...

How much can books make or break lives, I often ask myself. What role do they play in shaping up who you are? Well if you ask me, I’d say – quite a lot.And yet, do we realize the power of printed ...

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The 21st Century Indian Woman!

Being a modern woman in the Indian society has never been easy. You have to face criticisms your entire life. Her survival is guarded by the judgements of the society and her struggles are often ignor...

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“Paraya Dhan” The Female Child

A child born in a family, everyone gathers around the nurse to get a glimpse.More than the glimpse of the child, what they want to know more is the sex of the child. Is it a boy or a girl?They say it...

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A Heart Wrenching Story of the Widow from Varanasi

Every day, elderly women face blatant ignominy by staying in decrepit ghetto areas in holy cities of Vrindavan and Varanasi. They are prevented from participating in religious festivals. But this year...

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Tamasha from Tara’s perspective..

Behind Ranbir Kapoor’s depressed situation, and all the force to condition himself towards a rat race, many have missed out Deepika’s amazingly insightful and intelligent character. Again a Calcut...

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Watch Out, There is A ‘CrossAhead’

‘Crossahead’ is the new Social networking platform that has now put an end to ‘Artist hunting’ for the customers. The application allows you to book the artists of various fields according to ...

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Encounter with your Ex- Boyfriend

Like some wines, our love could neither mature nor travel. Graham GreeneOnce you get hold of this thought, you will realize that you complicate your life more than anyone else does. Maybe he cheated o...

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All She Wanted Was a Toilet !!

A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Telangana’s Nalgonda district after failing to convince her parents to build a toilet in the house. Kadaparthi Rekha, a junior college student in Gu...

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5 things all women entrepreneurs should keep in mi...

Entrepreneurship requires more than just an idea or a desire to convert your passion into a career. It requires the right opportunity, the right audience and the right amount of investment in the rig...

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Are you an Instagram Entrepreneur ?

Entrepreneurship has no clear boundaries in the world of Social Media. From Facebook to Instagram to twitter, one can sell whatever one wants to sell. One direct message and you can place your order. ...

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An Open Letter from a “Working Indian Woman”

We are all aware of the problems that an Indian working woman has to face , but still we decide to ignore them. So here’s a letter from her, on behalf of all of them which aims to express their emot...

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