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सोच बदलो..सब बदलेगा..

एक लडकी..सहूलियत के लिये कोई भी नाम रख लीजिये चलिये निकी नाम रख लेते है उम्र तकरीबन 12-14 साल स्कूल के लिये घर से निकलती है। पडोस के गुप्ता अंकल (उम्र 40-45 साल) अपने घर के बरामदे मे रिलैक्स चेयर पर बैठे हुये है। निकी ने “नमस्ते अंकल” कहा –जैसा कि बचपन से कहती आई है। गुप्ता अंकल ने भी संपूर्ण सह्रयदता से नमस्ते कहा और भावविह्वल होकर पास बुलाया। निकी खुश होकर दौडी और

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Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law

Household chores or job workload? Functions at home or meetings at office? Aagnyakaari bahu or malicious daughter-in-law? There is always a tug of war between these two categories of females. One becomes a sanskaari bahu and the other becomes a selfish and self-centered bahu. The way society has created certain barriers in front of women to stop her doing particular activities, in the same way they have also formed few perceptions for those women who

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Lets be Fair & Lovely!

Union Minster Giriraj Singh’s recent jibe and the likes of him who comment on women and color of their skin shouldn’t come as a thunderbolt to us women. This is what the society, the world at large has been reduced to! Coming to think of it,there is hardly a urban-rural divide on this matter too! While mothers would constantly pursue the ends of the earth for the ideal sundar bahu (beautiful daughter in law) more

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Dear Deepika, keep your hypocrisy to yourself: An Open Letter

Vogue, India’s leading ‘fashion’ magazine and the maker of the ‘Let’s start with the Boys’ video, is back with another of its videos, titled, ‘My choice’. And this time, we have Bollywood’s leading lady taking the centre stage to speak for the women of our country. One would think it to be a moving, riveting, stark, dark, and a goosebump-inducing narrative. The first glimpse of the logo, with the bindi in there is quite reminiscent

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Say NO to Kanya Poojan

Shubh Navratri Readers! I am glad that I managed to draw your attention to this post, and that is precisely what the role of the misleading header was. Isn’t is true that these days we have been so exposed to and drawn towards negative and controversial news posts on the web that clicking on them has become a subconscious part of our daily routine? Aren’t we all in some way or the other feeding on

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पुरुष मानसिकता और नारी (भाग-२)

मैं बड़े आदर के साथ पूछना चाहता हूँ की जो प्रिंट,इलेक्ट्रॉनिक व सोशल मीडिया अब तक भारत की छवि को दुनियाँ भर में महानता की बुलंदियों तक पहुँचा रहा था वह आज अचानक भारत की सच्चाई का आइना दिखाने पर देश की छवि को धूमिल करने वाला कैसे हो गया| वास्तव में मीडिया का कर्तव्य दुनियाँ में अच्छाई व बुराई की सच्चाई को ईमानदारी से समाज के सामने प्रस्तुत करना ही है| फिर यह समाज

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यत्र नार्यस्तु पूज्यन्ते रमन्ते तत्र देवताः (God resides there, where women are respected)

Why are we even talking about women empowerment and their safety in today’s time? Do we really need to speak on such topics that need an altogether 360 degrees of alteration? And why to consider such women issues when we certainly know there won’t be any change in these matters until and unless the change comes first from women only. Certain questions like; why I can’t do specific things in life? Why should I stop

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पुरुष मानसिकता और नारी (भाग- ३)

धर्म सूत्रकारों व स्मृतिकारों ने तो नारी के शोषण की हद ही कर दी|    मनुस्मृति में स्त्रियों को शूद्रों  की श्रेणी अथवा उससे भी नीचे की श्रेणी में रखकर नियम, क़ानून बनाये| पति की सेवा करना(मनु० 5/155),  उसकी आज्ञा मानना  (याज्ञ० 1/77)  और उसे देवता की तरह आदर देना या पूजा करना नारी का परम धर्म कहा गया| भले ही वह सदाचारहीन,  व्यभिचारी, गुणहीन और धूर्त ही क्यों न हो| (मनु० 5/154 तथा पाराशर० 4/16

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My message to the mother, the girl child, and the dad who turned bad!

I am aggrieved having read this. This is my response to that sick father who left a child because she is a daughter. When God creates he creates his image, which is unique, blessed and dearest in his eyes just like him! When man pro creates he claims his place as God and makes insane decisions! Lets not educate ourselves to make a mockery of the what God has given, be it a girl or

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Because I am a Girl

I’m writing this under the cloak of anonymity to protect my daughter’s identity. As much as I’m seeking the intervention of law to seek justice for my daughter, it pains me to see my daughter abandoned by her father, only because she’s a girl. My daughter is too small to understand what is happening around her. But I’m sure the contents of this open letter to her father will echo her sentiments when she grows

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