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“I was born and brought up in Sopore, 50 kilometers from Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir. I am reserved, a little laid-back and an abstract thinker.”
Ronaq Zahoor, the latest addition to the Women Talk Online team, talks about her life in Kashmir, the conflict, the dangers and her love for writing.
Date05.10.2012 | 11:51
“Living in the country I live in, especially when you want to be ‘yourself’ as a woman, especially when you choose for yourself, when you become the God of your own life and when you try controlling your own body, can be difficult”. Women Talk Online reader from Pakistan, Rukhsana Shama pleads her case.
Date04.10.2012 | 9:31
“… A tall, dark, handsome guy earning a six-digit salary. Should have the qualities of ‘Lord Rama’ because my parents have trained me to be like the goddess Sita.”
Apparently, an ideal wife looks best when paired with an ideal husband! But Tanushree Sharma Sandhu believes the ideal daughter should be assured of an equally good husband, on her own terms.
Date24.09.2012 | 12:07
Tagsgovernment of India, India, matrimony, Rama, salaries for housewives, Sita, south asia, Tanushree Sharma Sandhu, wife, womentalkonline
India’s great leader Mahatma Gandhi used satyagraha, a non-violent means of protest to achieve freedom from the British empire. Almost one century later, another satyagraha took place in India’s heartland, Madhya Pradesh, to protest against the local government. This time it was Jal satyagraha, submersion. (“Jal” is an old Sanskrit word which means water. Jal satyagraha means protest inside water).
Date21.09.2012 | 10:53
The Indian sub-continent is probably the world-leader when it comes to sex-related nonsense. The “vagina-tightening” cream advertisement – which claims that older women would feel “young” and “rejuvenated” by using the product – is yet another proof of this stupidity. Our quirky new blogger, hamletgoesmad, rants about why virginity creams may be a bad idea for society in general.
Date01.09.2012 | 12:20
Women love to express themselves and how! We found some very interesting blogs by women and on women’s issues, on topics ranging from fitness, relationships and literature to art and yoga. Here’s a short list.
Date24.08.2012 | 14:20
Roma Rajpal documents an extraordinary incident that happened to her a couple of months back – a real life event that reinstated her faith in love and the idea that fairy tales can also come true!
Date17.08.2012 | 14:55