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An objection against the Women Writers Fest 2017

Women Writers Fest 2017

Women Writers Fest 2017 is being organized by SheThePeople.TV and Vedica Scholars Programme for women. I saw a link being shared online and visited their site and found the description and agenda of the programme to be extremely patronizing about women achievers. I object to such programmes being conducted and promoted in the name of any …

International Women’s day wishes

Logged in to Twitter this morning to see a flood of wishes for a happy women’s day. I replied “Thank you. For today and every day.” which people found witty. Actually it wasn’t so much witty, as it was a statement of intent. Awareness for women’s rights – at least in public is growing by …

Importance of women in society

What is the importance of women in society? Those creatures that must be seen but not heard, who must use public space only if they have a reason and not loiter on whim? Those creatures whose fights for rights too are determined by men by the mere addition of a voice in support or ignoring? …