August 30, 2007

“A Working Woman is a Housewife First”

A WORKING WOMAN is a ‘housewife first’, said a recent judgement from the High Court (HC) of Karnataka. The HC was approached by a woman petitioner after her passport application was rejected by the Passport Office on the grounds that she had not disclosed her employment with SBI in the application form. The Court […]

August 28, 2007

The Other ‘F’ Word

FEMINISM n. Belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.

Oh wait. That was the dictionary definition.

Let’s get real for a minute here.

Feminism n. Strong, (therefore threatening), militant, bordering-on-violent, man-hating, bra-burning females.

Which one do you think runs through the average person’s head when they hear that […]

August 27, 2007

Launching Ultra Violet

IT’S A TIME of intense and rapid change in India. Women are stretching their wings, exploring new spaces and testing the boundaries of old ones. With more women working, traveling, living on their own or managing high-powered careers, new challenges have emerged. Some women are coping with increased independence or living alone. Others are […]

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