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Corruption Belief Busted!

Corruption Belief Busted!

While growing up, I was always told not to give in to corruption. As a child, I never knew what exactly corruption was. Therefore, grew up believing governments, and ALL government officials are corrupt. The belief was so strong that I dreaded interacting with government officials thinking that they will either fleece my money or they will not help. I don’t exactly remember how this belief formed, but I remember people around me saying things

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Changing Gender Equations in India

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. The reality may even be that it is the percentage of reported rapes and sexual misdemeanour that are increasing. This, far from being a problem, is actually a welcome development, if that is indeed the

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Is the modern woman really empowered?

Is woman empowerment, a reality or hype? Woman empowerment!   This is a critical issue that has been recently highlighted over the old patriarchal setup.  The old setup is, in turn getting the world to think about the woman and empowering her to become aware of her own value. Women of the new millennia are evolving as achievers in every aspect of life, whether it is sports to politics, art and culture or industry, social work

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Is Woman Empowerment, a Reality or a Hype?

Is Woman Empowerment, a Reality or a Hype?

Is Woman Empowerment, a Reality or a Hype? TheLittle Oxford English Dictionary’ definesEmpowerment’ as the process of giving authority, power, strength, and confidence.How far the statement corresponds to women, in reality, is controversial in all aspects. Let’s initiate and approach the topic with some authenticity. Grandma’s  Tale Jagomaya Devi, my late grandmother, was a perfect embodiment of motherhood and so, a symbol of womanhood. Her social quotient with her husband was mostly bitter. But their

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Women Empowerment Starts with Respect

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 searching for her identity. Once a mother came to me and said, ” I want to open a fitness center but I am afraid of taking responsibility”. I made her delve deeper and understood that

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