Women's Rights

The personal is political

June 28, 2015
Nadia Choudhury
The personal is political

I am a 21st century slave. I am given a slave name by my owner. Science is used to say I am less evolved. Theology is used to keep me from owning property. Biology is used to see me as a vessel where the rights of my body are not my own. I could...
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A first lady getting the second-class treatment

January 30, 2015
Reuters
A first lady getting the second-class treatment

President Barack Obama’s recent trip to India raised questions
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Bamkala the Brave

December 1, 2014
Nisha Rai
Bamkala the Brave

She was cooking food in the evening at the kitchen using a kerosene stove
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‘Fairly’ beautiful

September 30, 2014
Shudha Chowdhury
‘Fairly’ beautiful

The word fair is defined in Webster dictionary as “not dark.” However, this word has so much more of a connotation than just that when it comes into the South Asian perspective.
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