Vidya Balan starrer Shakuntala Devi asks us to examine our gaze towards our mothers? Why do we fail to see them as humans with their own desires, aspirations and shortcomings that come naturally to any person?
While women may no longer be told to stick to kitchen duties in many homes, do they have the agency to put their self-respect first and wishes of others around them second?
Social media’s rule of thumb: If you do not endorse feminism in the virtual space, clearly you are not a feminist. Such an approach often renders us women oblivious to feminist men and their actions in real life.
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Must a woman shut up on conversations around job security, finances and money, because society will focus more on her husband’s incapability to provide for her, instead of her capability to earn?
When a girl who has worked hard through her boards, her pre-entrance exams, her collage is ready to pursue higher education, her parents raise their hands and surrender. We don’t have money to educate you further, they tell her.
While these young girls need to be applauded for the courage and grit they have shown to survive and succeed, we cannot absolve ourselves of the guilt of having failed them on numerous levels.
Us women are conditioned to internalise the blame for anything that goes wrong, even if it affects our own well being, and that needs to change.
Looking at Taapsee Pannu’s electricity bill all the whimsical baking I have been doing for the past few months, doesn’t seem like a good idea now.
It is 2020, why must we still applaud a husband who says ‘love you dear’ to a wife who polishes their shoes, or hands him his wallet, keys and laptop? Isn’t he supposed to help out with the chores ?
What kind of crime could have incurred such brutality, such apathy?
While it was about time that this association of beauty with fairness ends, one does wonders, if this is amere tokenism?