Is Rape the only way I get violated ?

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Is rape the only known safety issue for women? What is violation for me? I think violation of one’s space or one’s body is a very personal issue…what’s violation for me could be fine for someone else and what is violation for someone else could be fine for another and so on… However, do we […]

What and Why my Vagina is Resisting

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My Vagina is the true reflection, The twin of my very mind Together they reveal and they revel In them is the real me you will always find Request, Seek, Ask and the friends oblige Consent – thats the word of utmost prime For love is the only language they obey For them Force is […]

You are Durga, You are Shakti! 

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Arise ladies It’s time we stepped ahead How much longer do you Want to scream silently Into your pillows at night When you can Shout it to guy Who grabs you on the bus? How many more nights Are you going to spend Wringing your hands And feeling like a dishcloth When your butt was […]

DREAM COME TRUE

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“And the best player of the series is…….” Maya was a thirteen year old girl who was often told she couldn’t do most of the things a normal teenager could do because she was a girl. A student of class VII, she had a flair for athletics, particularly for cricket. There were special coaching classes […]

How I see empowerment?

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Empowerment is suddenly the new buzz word for everyone. Whether it is a company thinking profits working on leadership building, or an NGO working on some development programmes, or teachers addressing children in a class on why should one study, to politics devising women-focussed schemes for voter tokenism – everyone is talking about Empowerment! What […]

One for all and All for one

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My mother travels a lot. She goes to places where it may not be in the maps of India. When she’s back she tells me the stories about the people she met. But there was this one time when she went to a place near the Himalayas and she heard this story about how when […]

She is not one of them?

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Of the million sperms that flood in and the 1/60 odds of being the gender that is, by the middle of the second trimester a woman realises that she bears a baby girl! That is if she knows at all. The struggle of not being equal to the man starts here for the little foetus. […]

MY SAFETY IS MY RESPONSIBILITY

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When we women want to be the queen in deciding what we want, what we wear and where we want to be and with whom, then we should also have the first right to decide on our SAFETY. We should have the POWER to distinguish behavior and respond when we find something inappropriate. That’s true […]