The bench observed that ” A woman who has entered into marriage according to the Hindu rituals and customs, her refusal to wear ‘Sakha and sindoor’ will project her to be unmarried and/or signify her refusal to accept the marriage.
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.
According to data by the University Grant Commission, in the year 2017-18, over one lakh men applied for PhDs as opposed to only 65,000 female enrolments.
If a single woman takes charge of her money today, she will continue to do so and live her life on her own terms tomorrow. After all, if women do not stand for themselves, then no one will.
You are, indeed, free to make your own decisions in life. But, for me seeking affirmation was natural because I have to live with the decision I make.
India’s obsession with fair skin tone is limitless. And the number of girls who have been the victim of this obsession is countless. The idea that fair skin is more attractive and superior was perpetuated and strongly reinforced by colonialism. And since then the society, Bollywood movies, television ads have left no stone unturned to constantly remind how bad it’s to have a dark skin tone.
If marriage is an allegiance between two people, Is it not the husband’s equal responsibility to take care of his in-laws or even cook for them?
Groom’s families take advantage of the stronghold of the dowry system which ultimately brings them wealth. Often they ‘rightfully’ abandon or abuse the woman for dowry because she and her family did not fulfil their duty.
My parents might forgive me for killing my younger sibling but they won’t forgive me for wanting a court marriage!. In case you too want to convince your parents for a simple court marriage instead of a grand Indian wedding, here is a list of reasons I could think of by far.
Most of the complaints are lodged to ascertain whereabouts of NRI spouses, request for extradition, the deportation of the spouse to India, request for maintenance, support, divorce or child custody and request for legal and financial assistance to file a case against the NRI spouse.
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“The day I was told that my wife-to-be had done LLB and LLM and is also pursuing a PhD, I thought she is good enough for me and my family.” said Jitendra Kumar.