Career choices are hard to make even if the pressure is already there as a child when everybody's favorite question is “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
As I child I always had an answer. It was clear, as most of the things I wanted to be were
There was a time when I would celebrate my birthday throughout the month of April; my friends would use their most creative ideas to make each day of April a beautiful memory; my DAD would pamper me with gifts and special lunches, dinners; and I would end up in an
Life is not a fairytale, and this reality flashed before me four years ago. This reality also made me understand that none else is responsible for my pains. Through the grapevine, I may have learned to blame my parents, my teachers, my mentors, etc., but never to blame myself. But
Have you ever been in a situation where your capacity is questioned simply by the way you look? Or by your personal choices?
I believe as a woman we go through this kind of judgment every day; we are constantly judged by the way we dress, by the way, we style
“Morey (Mama), why am I not going to school like Lala (elder brother)?” said the daughter of a maid to her mother. Her mother scolded her to wash dishes silently. This is the story of the 10-year old Gulalie, who works with her mother as a maid at different houses
I looked up Forbes' list of the world's most powerful people. Two out of the first twenty were women. Two. Only. Two. We are talking about a ten percent here, whereas women are 52 percent of the world's population. Why is the world led by MEN? Why is power seen
It's not novel for human societies to relate the oppression and exploitation of weaker groups done by powerful elements to the will of God. Often, when we suffer because the absurd rules made by humanity itself won't let us ease our pain by making our own choices, we are told
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I was trying to find an answer as for how long does a human actually feel happy and what influences the length? Yes, I really just did
The one thing no one tells you about, no one warns you about, is period sexism. Or, more precisely period shame. Here, I will tell you what nobody dares:
When the girls in my school or sports team got their first period, most of them were proud to be a woman.
Lena Dunham, the writer of the 'Not that kind of girl,' interviewed Hillary Clinton a few weeks back. And when the she asked Hillary, if she was a feminist, Hillary answered with a bright smile – “Yes, absolutely”.
I relate to Hillary - I am one of those people who just