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No Country for Women

Women in our country have come so far. They have achieved so much. We had a female Prime Minister, the head of the government, way back in 1966. Indian women have reached all spheres of life. They are doctors, lawyers, teachers, bureaucrats and what not. Women in our country hold many top political positions. Even […]

9 Great Mother’s Day Messages

Mother’s day is here once again and what is a celebration without the perfect card. And what is the perfect card than the one created all by yourself. But how do you tell her ‘I love you’, without sounding mushy. If you are brainstorming on what to write on the card, let me chip in […]

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7 Period Myths from around the World

The word ‘taboo’ which means something prohibited, forbidden or restricted, something that is unacceptable and improper, is said to be derived from the Polynesian word “tupua”, which means menstruation. Howzat? Since time unknown, this very natural process that is related to sustaining life on Earth, has been misunderstood and considered unholy and horrible that it […]

12 Safety precautions for the Go Solo Girl

Lately a lot of women have been travelling alone, both for business and leisure. It is simply normal, yet brave for women to make such a choice considering the increasing real life dangers that women face. A woman who travel alone or a woman travelling in the company of one or more women is almost always […]

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Things men are tired of hearing and the Comebacks that they deserve

Men in our society, since ages are considered the strong and powerful individual who are sometimes mere (but sturdy) machines that provide for the rest of us, fix things, protect us, carry us and our stuff, pay our bills and so on. Yes, men are also prey of being stereotyped since ages. Not all the men are […]

sexist comments comebacks

Things women are tired of hearing & the Comebacks they deserve

I still have to meet a woman who has never been catcalled on the street, never been reminded of her ‘weaknesses’ as a woman and never been in a group in which someone cracks a sexist joke and everyone else just laughs. Sometimes people don’t see it, even when thrown at their faces, because they […]

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Being the Youngest Kid in the House

The pros and cons of being the youngest kid at home has been one of the most disputed topics of all time. Researches, scholars, scientists and politicians have spent years brainstorming, investigating, discussing and arguing only to figure out if being the youngest kid is good or bad. It is the most debated topic ranking above global […]

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You are Beautiful. So am I

We never leave the house without looking into the mirror. We do everything to look beautiful. Rather than buying a pair of jeans that’s our size, we buy smaller jeans and try to squeeze ourselves into it. We starve ourselves. We follow the daily ritual- Cleanse, Tone, Moisturize, Foundation, blah, blah blah. We spend hours […]

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This Women’s Day, pick the Female Movie Character that inspires you most

So it is March 8, International Women’s Day. While we celebrate and salute all the women in our lives I have made a list of eight women from the movies I look up to. These female movie characters are honest and inspirational. Check them out: Zoey Deschanel as Summer in 500 days of Summer Summer, […]

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That Time of the Month and it’s Total Chaos

And here it is. With all the tantrums I was throwing recently and the silly old cramps, I should have guessed. I should have known it is only Mr PMS, the local goon here to collect his hafta (ransom) for me being a woman. This is what I always thought as a teenager when it […]