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Marriages in India: The Politics of Power
Linked to the social ritual of marriage in India is also the sense of fulfillment of “familial obligation” towards one’s children in “getting them married” at the right time. It would not be wrong to see marriages in this light as no less than a “necessary” social security investment at the “right time” for perpetuation of one’s legacy.
April 2, 2017
Women Entrepreneurship in India: Challenges & Solutions
“Entrepreneurship” by definition is an attitude to create something new, through an activity which creates value in the socio-economic system. This attitude primarily stems from a state of mind which develops naturally as a product of one’s surroundings and experiences. It all comes down to looking at life and career a certain way.
March 26, 2017
Violence Against Women in India: The Crimes & Their Causes
The dramatic increase in violence against women in India in the past decades has been all too well reported in domestic and international newspapers. Although the statistics speak for themselves, it's nevertheless important to understand that the issue is more global than local. Crimes against women in India will serve here as merely case studies for this persistent social plague which afflicts nearly half of the population of the world.
March 8, 2017
Gender Discrimination: Women's Rights in India Today
With gender bias becoming an increasingly hot topic, the number of those fighting gender discrimination against women in India is growing every day. But is it enough to change traditions and customs rooted centuries of prejudice and unfair treatment?
February 27, 2017
Gender Roles & Status of Women in Indian Society
The role and status of women in India is a very hot issue that is passionately debated every day, as ever more women become conscious of the inequalities and bias they suffer from. All around the world, women are an untapped "resource" to fight poverty and violence. And even though their potential has been very clearly revealed time and again in difficult circumstances (world wars, independence movements) men have too often lost sight of it in times of stability.
January 26, 2017
Health Care System in India: Policies of Exclusion Working Against the Poor
The state of the healthcare system in India today is a perfect representation of the impact of the unregulated globalization and privatization. Permeating India's health policies in the past 20 years, they have been discriminating against the poorer population in the country.
November 22, 2016