Tag Archives: working women
A society in flux and the emerging womanpower
There was a time when issues concerning women were near similar for all classes of women across the social spectrum. It was only later that class demarcations began tearing the social fabric asunder and the concerns began diverging too, so much so that the classes could have been populating different planets.
Feminism and the Gen X woman
The issues confronting women were and still are infinitely more serious and life-changing than making choices about the size one wants to be, go pubbing or have sex outside marriage.
‘My mother was a Bata woman’ – a daughter’s tribute to her mother
“As an expression, ‘donning different hats’ is a great one, but when I think about roles we take up in life, I feel ‘wearing different shoes’ is actually a better analogy.” A heartfelt tribute to a mother from her daughter.
Shooting down stereotypes
Old stereotypes as far as men are concerned still exist to a large extent and have not completely given way to the new, caring men. But they know in their hearts that the change in the society is irreversible and the more gracefully they accept it, and the sooner they accept it, the better it would be for both sexes.
Gender role reversal: is it the solution?
The other day I read a feature about role reversal in marriages — how the highly qualified woman takes on the mantle of the sole breadwinner and the man dons the apron and minds the house and kids. It went on to quote statistics about how this trend is heralding happy marriages and how the […]