Category Women Empowerment

Empowered from within…

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 learn dancing. So, I quit!” “My parents are under a lot of pressure for us to get married as we are two sisters and have no brother.” These are some gut-wrenching statements, I hear on

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If a man can, why can’t a woman ?

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 they can live independently and dictate their own decision. However, today, it is assumed that women’s access to wealth transforms a society meaningfully and other factors are thoroughly ignored. It is recognizable that the concept

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Woman- A Source of Strength (Shakti)

Woman- A Source of Strength (Shakti)

The woman in ancient India was an epitome of strength and was worshiped as the Goddess. The trend of worshiping the Goddess is still there but in modern India,  the scenario seems to have entirely changed to a different one, where a woman is regarded as a second-grade citizen. Gender discrimination, gang rapes on little girls and women of every age, acid attacks and other kinds of violence against women are perpetrated in every city

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Little girls with dreams become women with vision

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 be racially pure and physically robust. Women and their families were rewarded for maintaining the purity of the Nazi community. All these records are now considered and studied as holocausts rather anecdotes. Women play an

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I Want To Be Phoolan Devi

I Want To Be Phoolan Devi

“I want to be Phoolan Devi” chirped little Maya and her teacher was flabbergasted. Appearing calm, she asked, “Why and Maya do you know who is Phoolan Devi?” “Yes Madam,” said Maya hesitantly, “She is a woman who scared away all men. Papa always tells mama, I am not scared of you, you are not Phoolan Devi.” To this teacher responded calmly,” And why do you want to be Phoolan Devi.” “I want to save

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