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Sad, but true. I am a 15 year old girl from punjab. Condition of women is truly worth criticizing in India. Though a lot of people try to make a change, but there doesn’t seem to be any effect on thinking of people. I just don’t understand why no one is ready to accept that women deserve equal freedom and justice just like men. India is the place where we people qorship so many female Gods, and on the other hand, we are the same people who think that a woman’s freedom should be limited to the four walls of the house. If our constitution provides us equal rights, then do people expect us to do what they say?
Female foeticide is increasing, cases of women sucides and rape are soaring high with each passing day. People think that women are Just the dirt of their feet. They treat women just like disposable glasses, use and throw. I hope, that some day, women will get to their actual position… Amen. (Comment on the website, September 28, 2015)

For No place for girls in rising India


Andrew Cronin This is vile responsibility makes a society great (Facebook, October 3)


Deeksha Singh Thank u’s inspiring .. I got my head clear .. Bless u! (Facebook, September 30, 2015)

For 4 Ways To Be More Successful In Your Career


Sandeep Jawale these should be advertised every where on Railway stations and crowdy places for the real effect (Facebook, September 30)
Hayet Younes I watched this video several time . It describes the situation of the indian woman. People have to fight rape. (Facebook, October 2)
Nargis Laskar The phrase “honour killing” is an oxymoron. A contradiction in terms. There is no honour in killing. It is a plain and simple murder. This happens due to the believe in feudal and patriarchal views that women don’t have right to decide for themselves. It implies that the family and the society think the body and self of a woman is by owned by them. Thus, first they enslave her, dehumanise her and then they physically eliminate her not for stealing condom but for being a woman, in ultimate analysis. (Facebook, September 29)


Areti Spiropoulos


(Facebook, October 5, 2015)

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Audrey Hepburn: Hollywood’s most beautiful woman

Audrey Hepburn was one of the world’s most photographed women and is now the focus of a London exhibition. During the 1950s and 60s she was a screen goddess. These are the films that made her a Hollywood icon. (From July 6, 2015)

Need a license to rape? Just get married in India!

It’s official! Under Indian law, marital rape cannot be classified as a crime. A 31-member committee including two female members took the Anti-Rape bill to  Parliament. (From June 6, 2015)

Does Afghanistan really want its women?

Women who dare to love, to pursue a career and women who refuse to be tied down by the conservative society are simply eliminated in Afghanistan.  To this day, tribal courts and the Taliban use the Sharia (Islamic law) and order punishments such as stoning and executions.  With a massive number of women falling prey to antiquated social customs, the obvious question is: does Afghanistan really want its women? (From December 5, 2012)


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