If all living beings are to be treated with love and dignity, then why women are subjected to a variety of tortures both physically and mentally? I wonder how men can misuse religion to justify the beast of man chauvinism and interpret anything to the best of their greed.
‘A light beating’ for
Her pale skin devoid of any youthful glow was sticking tightly to her small bone structure, giving her a look of someone who had faced malnutrition. Her age must be around 16-17, but she had been married for a couple of years by now. With a naïve but strangely somber
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
“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
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
It's been more than five decades since you and I have equal rights. It is since 1957 that women and men have equal rights that come as one of the founding values of the European Union. And yet, in 2015 we are still struggling and we are crafting Directives, using them
I have talked to many people about quotas. I have read so many articles about the quota. So many that there's barely anything if anything at all that I haven't read about it. Still, I can't say whether I'm a fan of it or not. All the other feminists I