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Pitt the flea

Simone Ludwig is a piano teacher and an author of children’s books. Her first book in German, “Pitt – The small Flea” has been immensely successful across Germany and is the story of a flea which lives in a piano.

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05.04.2013 | 13:50

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India battles to conquer the legal sex age

Ruchi: 18 is not old enough

While premarital sex is still a taboo in the Indian society, doctors, lawyers and social workers believe there are several cases of premarital sex among teenagers and the numbers are increasing by the day. Many people believe that the laws need to be tweaked to fit in with the changing social norms.  Womentalk blogger Debarati Mukherjee spoke to five Indian women from diverse backgrounds and recorded their reactions to the changing laws.

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05.04.2013 | 10:58

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Reader’s contribution: ‘I’m not an anomaly’

Being in your late 20s and choosing to be single is a challenge even in the year 2013. For a few years, I blamed the Indian focus on traditions and marriage until recently when I realized that women from other cultures think being single during one’s “marriageable age” is unusual too.

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05.04.2013 | 10:35

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