Santosh Gupta replied to the topic Why is Maternal Health So Important? in the forum Maternal Health 10 months, 1 week ago
Maternal health is a term used to describe the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. It is a vital component of reproductive health and includes physical, mental and social well-being. Despite the importance of maternal health, it is often overlooked and underfunded. According to the World Health Organization,…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Save Water, Save Future in the forum Water & Sanitation 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Water undoubtedly is one of the most precious element of the earth. And accordingly there arises a need to save water and thus save the environment as a whole. Water basically is the source of life on earth, that should be preserved. All human activities are basically dependent on water for almost all the primary activities.
Many programs and…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Why are Indian women expected to be 'homely'? in the forum Sexism & Patriarchy 11 months, 3 weeks ago
House and Family like why do we want women’s lives to be confined in these two things only. In every household in India when a girl enters her teenage she’s taught various household work just with the same intention of helping her to understand her basic duty.
Her career choices can be kept on hold but not her responsibility towards home. She is…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma started the topic Right to non disclose the identity of victims in the forum Rights & Laws 11 months, 3 weeks ago
As a citizen of the nation we should be well aware with certain rules and laws that are made or enacted for our convenience. The right to non disclosure of Identity of any rape victim or victim of sexual assault also fall under the purview of such rights available to women in India.
The bitter truth is that we all live in a society which isn’t…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Do people start calling themselves feminists because it’s fashionable? in the forum Feminism 11 months, 3 weeks ago
I believe fashionable won’t be the appropriate word it is a new form of hype, a trend to be called feminist. Without actually having the basic information about the global movement everyone today wants to be recognised as a feminist. And such people e usually end up being pseudo feminist as their philosophy stands completely in contrast to that…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma started the topic Education as a foundation of rewarding career in the forum Access to Education 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Education undoubtedly yes is the foundation of a better career and lifestyle. Education today is that sword which has the power to transform the lives of people especially women around us. There have been thousands of research papers, article, laws, committees which emphasize on the importance of education. Various measures have been taken to…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Can homemakers achieve financial independence? in the forum Gender Divide 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Financial independence is a must in today’s world, and yes homemakers can definitely achieve financial independence. In the present era of technology there are unlimited opportunities available to every person. The nature of the work is not only confined to study structure. With the advancement of technology and innovation talent today is…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic COVID-19 Pandemic and the Role of Women in the forum Gender Barriers and Solutions to Leadership 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Women’s have undoubtedly played an important role throughout Pandemic, while most of the population had to sit home during COVID-19. Women with their responsibilities and duties increased had to work tirelessly for their respective families. Working women had to manage their work with domestic work. Women’s job became vulnerable and overall…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Even in top positions, women face challenges… in the forum Gender Barriers and Solutions to Leadership 11 months, 3 weeks ago
I would like to begin by stating the Fact that Modern World has partially failed to acknowledge full potential of women in workspace specifically. It is no surprise that women across the Globe today have acquired positions of higher importance through their struggle and dedication, but here also a question arises that are they able to enjoy their…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Lack of representation of women in parliament in the forum Gender Barriers and Solutions to Leadership 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Lack of women representation in parliament is not a recent issue it has been in existence since the very time of independence of our nation. Since Back then in 1947 women have struggled to secure a position for themselves in social, cultural and political sphere and though comparatively women have been successful in recent years to achieve the…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Working mothers hinder their children's development. Is it true? in the forum Employment Opportunities 11 months, 3 weeks ago
This statement is not true, in a modern world that we live in today working women are an active example of women upliftment and development in society. Why do we only question women’s responsibility be it as a working mother or, as a working wife. Why do we want her life to be confined till home?
As far as the statement above is concerned working…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Divorce needs to be normalized- effective steps to remove stigma. in the forum Sexism & Patriarchy 12 months ago
Very rightly stated Divorce is the most prevalent stigma in India since time immemorial. Indian society are conservative in nature where Marriage as a sacrament implies a permanent and indissoluble union. It was considered a union not only for this life but for the lives to come. Among Hindus marriage is a necessary sanskar, every Hindu must marry…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic The Lack Of Sisterhood in the forum Inspirational Women 12 months ago
Jealousy is the only word I can think of at the moment. The emotion of jealousy is experienced universally and regardless of gender. In Today’s world women Envy each other as they see themselves as competitors. The lack of sisterhood is not an overnight concept but is a psychological process which reflects in one’s behaviour, mindset and…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Our society has begun unlearning colourism. Reality or Illusion? in the forum General Discussions 12 months ago
Colourism basically means and includes discrimination among people in the basis of the shade of their skin. Especially in Indian Societies this particular aspect of colourism has been faced bby almost every girl child. Their is a general perception that fair skinned people are more beautiful as well as desirable. The concept of colourism is…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Female foeticide , A sin! Put this practice in dustbin! in the forum Sexism & Patriarchy 12 months ago
I agree with all the points that have been mentioned above, let us begin with understanding the term Female Foeticide, it is the procedure where abortion of the female foetus is done outside legal methods.The heinous practice of girl killing has been in practice since 1940s the practice of Female Foeticide was common as the patriarchal society at…[Read more]
Samriti Sharma replied to the topic Discrimination Faced By Single Mothers In India in the forum General Discussions 12 months ago
Today we are living in 21st century but still single mothers continue to be looked at differently in our society. First of all they are looked at with sympathy, shock or contempt. I personally here fail to understand that absence of father in Indian society disregards the legitimacy of a single mother as a parent. due to the patriarchal setup of…[Read more]
Aditi Sahu replied to the topic 1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence in the forum Gender-based Violence 1 year ago
1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence. Does this even sound surprising? Unfortunately no! This is not at all surprising in the current situation of the world. Women face all sorts of atrocities against them and the majority of these atrocities include violence in them.
Women have always faced society’s harmful mindset and it’s…[Read more]
Afshan Iqbal started the topic Why gender mainstreaming is important? in the forum Gender Divide 1 year ago
Gender mainstreaming means integrating a gender equality perspective at all stages and levels of policies, programmes and projects. Give your views on why is it important?
Afshan Iqbal started the topic The future of women at work. in the forum Employment Opportunities 1 year ago
Women at work. A new reality? Definitely YES! What do you think is the future of women at work?
Afshan Iqbal started the topic Steps to end child marriage in India in the forum Child Marriage 1 year ago
In India, child marriage is very much still there. What steps could be taken to end this absurd concept?
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