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In Chhorii, A Pregnant Woman Comes To A Village Where Baby Girls Are Offered As Sacrifice!

Adding to the list of horror movies that use the genre to challenge patriarchal standards, Chhorii is a scathing look at the so-called moral standards using which women are judged and turned into witches. When does a chhorii (girl) become a chudail (witch)? Like the brilliant Bulbul from last year, Chhorii asks this question poignantly, [] The post In Chhorii, A Pregnant Woman Comes To A Village Where Baby Girls Are Offered As Sacrifice! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

1 Dec 2021 8:30 pm
Institutes Asking Women Teachers To Wear Sarees Infringes Upon Their Freedom!

When it comes to choosing what to wear, shouldnt the choice be ours? But some educational institutions persistently compel women teachers to wear a saree, no matter how uncomfortable it is for them to do so! Many educational institutions still infringe upon your freedom to dress the way you want. We have heard of news [] The post Institutes Asking Women Teachers To Wear Sarees Infringes Upon Their Freedom! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

1 Dec 2021 5:30 pm
Frida Kahlo & Ruttie Jinnah: Their Contrasting Ways Of Handling Pain Have So Much To Teach Us

While both Frida Kahlo and Ruttie Jinnah faced enormous heartache and suffering, they had very different ways of dealing with their pain. I recently finished reading the biographies of two very enigmatic women, Frida Kahlo and Ruttie Jinnah, born just seven years apart in the 1900s, both married to iconic men over 20 years elder [] The post Frida Kahlo & Ruttie Jinnah: Their Contrasting Ways Of Handling Pain Have So Much To Teach Us appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

1 Dec 2021 5:00 pm
En Udambu: How Dare Anyone Else Try To Shame Me Using My Own Body?

I remember a particular incident from back when I was in high school. It was theatre class and our teacher had posed a question about the immorality of the disrobing of Draupadi. A male classmate immediately answered that it was immoral because a womans honour was being violated. And therein lies the problem. Harassing women [] The post En Udambu: How Dare Anyone Else Try To Shame Me Using My Own Body? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

30 Nov 2021 6:49 pm
Your Body Shaming Made A A Teen So Conscious Of Her Own Body!

The signs of body shaming are often ignored and brushed under the radar. This real life story tells us how much it matters to teens. The last day before summer break is always fun and ends on a lighter note in my class. We discuss all and sundry right from books, movies, outdoor sports, la [] The post Your Body Shaming Made A A Teen So Conscious Of Her Own Body! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

30 Nov 2021 5:30 pm
Is Your Idea Of Inclusion At Work Restricted To Only Hiring Women?

Even as we bring more women into work, true workplace inclusion has to consider more parameters than gender alone. Read our latest whitepaper to know more. As woman in the workforce, we often hear conversations around Diversity and Inclusion which involve work being done and work being planned to make workplaces more inclusive for this [] The post Is Your Idea Of Inclusion At Work Restricted To Only Hiring Women? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

30 Nov 2021 5:10 pm
My Friends Husband Wont Take Phone Calls Before Her. Privacy Or Secrecy?

A friends unusual question got her thinking: Do family members have the right to keep things private? Or is it secrecy? One day while talking to a friend of mine, she told that she had been going through a lot of stress with her personal life. She began lamenting that in over three years of [] The post My Friends Husband Wont Take Phone Calls Before Her. Privacy Or Secrecy? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

30 Nov 2021 1:05 pm
Sappho, Whose Poems Reflect A Womans Intense Love For Another Woman

Sapphos poetry which unravels a womans true feelings for another woman, was deeply appreciated in its time, but erased from history. Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos, Greece, in the 6th century B.C. The word lesbian is derived from Lesbos, the island which became famous because of Sapphos poetry. Lesbian means the most famous [] The post Sappho, Whose Poems Reflect A Womans Intense Love For Another Woman appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

29 Nov 2021 10:40 am
I Have Everything Going For Me, Yet I Have This Hollow Feeling!

We often hear people complaining about not being able to strike a good work-life balance.Over the last 3 years, I have managed to strike that balance or at least I believe so I firmly believe that on some days work takes priority and on other days you need to make your family and [] The post I Have Everything Going For Me, Yet I Have This Hollow Feeling! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

27 Nov 2021 4:44 pm
I Dont Get Jealous, But After Meeting This Woman, I Felt Anger & Envy

I had a severe headache that day. Those who suffer from headaches know that its very nasty. Its not a good place to be in. I was sad and angrywhy does it happen to me whenever there is a little extra physical exertion for me? It had started because I did some extra aerobics the [] The post I Dont Get Jealous, But After Meeting This Woman, I Felt Anger & Envy appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

21 Nov 2021 10:45 pm