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Is There Gender Bias In The Jobs That Female Politicians Get To Do? Take A Closer Look

Female politicians are rarely given Cabinet/Minister roles, and if they make it, they usually get only welfare portfolios. Lets look at what the data says. The present Lok Sabha (elected in 2019) includes 78 female representatives, the irony being that this 14.39% (out of a total of 542 members) is actually a cause of pride [] The post Is There Gender Bias In The Jobs That Female Politicians Get To Do? Take A Closer Look appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

10 Jul 2020 10:16 am
When Youre Married, Youre Expected To Love Your Partner, But Your Happiness Rarely Matters!

In the Indian society, marriage and love go hand in hand. If you're married to someone, you have no choice but to love the person. But will you be happy? The post When Youre Married, Youre Expected To Love Your Partner, But Your Happiness Rarely Matters! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

9 Jul 2020 9:00 pm
Middle Class Indian Parents, Save For Your Daughters Higher Education, Not For Her Wedding!

A grand wedding to please society, and tons of jewellery to please the in-laws should not be the parameters to decide a daughters happiness. Their education should be. Since the time a daughter is born, most Indian middle-class parents plan to save a chunk of their income every month or every year for their daughters [] The post Middle Class Indian Parents, Save For Your Daughters Higher Education, Not For Her Wedding! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

9 Jul 2020 8:15 pm
Indian Couple Call Off Wedding Over Political Divide, But Why Is It Reported As Bizarre?

Calling the wedding off over a political divide is thought of as bizarre is because we in India do not expect a woman to have a political position and stand by it. Recently, a couple in UP called off their wedding, because the couple differed over their politics, something they realised only when the bride [] The post Indian Couple Call Off Wedding Over Political Divide, But Why Is It Reported As Bizarre? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

9 Jul 2020 8:00 pm
Can Indian Workplaces Embrace A Flexible Future In A Post COVID World?

The current crisis showed us that work from home is possible for everyone as long as everyone shares the house work load too. Is this a vision we can take forward? There is a noticeable shift in the mood of late. The focus is changing from when will this pandemic end to how do we [] The post Can Indian Workplaces Embrace A Flexible Future In A Post COVID World? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

9 Jul 2020 7:45 pm
This Is Exactly How It Feels, When Depression Hits

Depression. When I say, I hate everything around, or I lose interest, or when I sleep too much or not at all, or when I cry too much or remain silent for days. There is a dark pit in my stomach, that has a thread. It brings down all the black holes of the Universe [] The post This Is Exactly How It Feels, When Depression Hits appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

9 Jul 2020 11:45 am
Fast Paced Film Penalty Is True Story Of Ugly Prejudice Faced By NE Indians In Competitive Sports

Penalty is a sports-film that mirrors a social issue. It throws light on the ugly insider-outsider belief system that unfortunately exists in India. Close on the heels of Axone which dwells on discrimination faced by North-East Indians, Netflix released Shubham Singhs Penalty as a digital world premiere on July 5. The film primarily centres on [] The post Fast Paced Film Penalty Is True Story Of Ugly Prejudice Faced By NE Indians In Competitive Sports appeared first on Women's Web: For Wome

9 Jul 2020 11:10 am
The Things We Took For Granted That Kept Us Going During Life In Times Of Covid

Life in times of Covid-19 is a watershed moment for Humankind; lets introspect, and take forward only that which will sustain us through this. Covid will vanish in thin air one fine day; The life lessons it has imparted will be here to stay. The deserted streets will be brimming with life once again; As [] The post The Things We Took For Granted That Kept Us Going During Life In Times Of Covid appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

8 Jul 2020 8:15 pm
5 Questions Indian Girls Must Ask Of Men Before Marriage, Especially In An Arranged Marriage

If you are old enough to marry, youre old enough to have some clarity about what you want. In an arranged marriage, here are some things we need to be mindful about. Marriages in India are entirely a matter of chance for women: youre lucky if youre married well, if not, we call it destiny. [] The post 5 Questions Indian Girls Must Ask Of Men Before Marriage, Especially In An Arranged Marriage appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

8 Jul 2020 8:00 pm
Domestic Violence Doesnt Just Affect The Mothers, It Affects Their Children Too!

Does domestic violence account only for married women abused by their in-laws and husbands? Or does it also affect children born in such marriages? The post Domestic Violence Doesnt Just Affect The Mothers, It Affects Their Children Too! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

8 Jul 2020 11:50 am