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Women Empowerment

Nadir of Despair

She left the door ajar; No faineance this, or a lapse by her. Thoughts in her mind, very clear; she just had nothing to fear Nothing of value was left, for her to worry of theft. The classes had worn… Continue Reading →

Happiness is like a butterfly……..

      Happiness is like a butterfly…….. It flies away from you when you run after it………… It sits on your shoulder when you stop seeking it…….. Happiness for her was to know she belonged to him.  Happiness for… Continue Reading →

Changing Gender Equations in India

Sexual violence in India and its increasingly relevance to the public discourse, that is frankly a comparatively smaller problem in comparison to the major problem facing our society : that of Gender roles, and their redefinition in the changed world…. Continue Reading →

Women :  Ras, rahasya, sahitya !!! Women Love Kindness Humble Proficient Power   Power to embark everyone. But what about her ? Is she really powerful? Can she derive her decision ? Can she ask whatever she want? Can she… Continue Reading →

Empowered from within…

  “I can’t take up a job as my husband wouldn’t allow.” “My mother in law prefers that I cook. Hence, even after a 9-6 job I must come home and prepare a meal.” “My dad didn’t want me to… Continue Reading →

If a man can, why can’t a woman ?

  Women empowerment means improving the social, legal, economic and political status of women in order to make them confident about claiming their rights, including basic human rights. In short, it implies creating an environment fit for women so that… Continue Reading →

Little girls with dreams become women with vision

“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” In the early twentieth and the late nineteenth century, women in Victorian England had no choice but work to support their families. With the upcoming of Hitler’s Nazism, women, were assumed to… Continue Reading →

“Women Empowerment”, Who’s Responsibility?

Women Empowerment Starts with Respect

Women Empowerment Starts with Respect “Respecting a woman is the best way to tell her how beautiful she is.” As a Teen Life & Parenting Coach, I meet some kids from affluent and educated families where the mother is still… Continue Reading →

Creating Power, Ensuring Success and leading a Happy Life

  In my dictionary being spiritual is defined as accepting the fact that there is one Supreme Being above all who is omnipresent managing our balance sheet of karma.One needs to understand that any form of mystic reading rests on… Continue Reading →

A Bond that Does’nt Age

As the car swerved uphill and stopped with a jerk, I got out nervous, yet hopeful.I was going to meet my literary mentor, whom, to put it euphemistically, I adored, Ekalavya-like.I was early by 30 minutes, but Bina, daughter-in-law of… Continue Reading →

Eyes Behind the Hijab

Bhats are the priest class among the ‘Gauda Saraswat Brahmin’ in Mangalore District in Karnataka. When the second child also turned out to be a girl, Ravindra Bhat has decided to let her follow the dream once her mother had…. Continue Reading →

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