Why should I be forced to adjust in a marriage if I can live a healthy, complete and happy life on my own?
I can literally see a part of myself being carved out in the words of Kamala Das that always ends in self-assertion. And that inculcates in me a sense of freedom and agency.
If it has the intended impact, and more women have more time to get educated and enter colleges and pursue higher education – Advocate Mayank Mikhail Mukherjee
The task force will suggest ways to encourage the higher studies of women, explore the impact of marital age on infant mortality rate, maternal mortality rate, the mental health of the mother, nutritional status of both the mother and child, sex ratio at birth and child sex ratio.
“I can’t breathe”, the words said by George Floyd has perturbed the Indian supporters and made them realise the disturbing injustice of the racial discrimination in the western country. Why didn’t we recall that Dalits too can’t breathe in the pervasive, unquestioned and uninvestigated discrimination against them?
Why are the merits of a woman summed up in how much thicker her eye-liner is? Besides, why should society decide how much make-up a woman needs?
Did my mother or my sister really deserve to bear the burden of guilt for an infection?
My parents’ dissatisfaction with each other slowly unraveled into fights and adultery. Yes, I knew my father was cheating on my mother with someone who was also close to me.
Today, I feel a lot of young women are riding their monster bikes and doing many different things. It is awesome that it has changed to this today. Back then people did not even know women riding a bike.
Adeem Tangu, from Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh said, “Small towns like mine doesn’t even have a single ICU. Luckily we don’t have any positive cases here.”
It is high time that we accept that women can aim at and excel in any career options and that she doesn’t need the validation from the patriarchy whether or not she is on the right path.
I will book a flight to Kolkata once things blow over a bit but unfortunately, the current scenario is dreadful and daunting and it would be hard for me to rightly predict when I will be going home- Debasmita Sarkar