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My Expressions

Colleen

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion In any field, when we read the history, we always read about the first woman …

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Lakshmi Ashram A factory of good Samaritans in the hills
Good Samaritans

Lakshmi Ashram: A home to the needy

Self-sustainability is widely accepted as a principle of human development. Thus creation of independence is an important to uplift the underprivileged sections of our society. This is exactly what Lakshmi Ashram, a very unique form of school in Uttarakhand, intends to achieve. Situated at the base of Nanda Devi in …

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Endless
Poetry

Endless

ENDLESS   Writhing in pain, Of disbelief, The agony Replaced the guilty relief In darkness A life hovers, A future so bleak fate offers. Mind wanders, Given up on life The soul smothers The hurt of the flesh, Deeper and deeper Minutes of solitude That relief receives Yet again floods …

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Portrayal of women | Youthopia
Bioscope

Portrayal of Women in Movies and T.V. Shows

The heinous Delhi gang rape case of 2012 had outraged public sensibility, and since then the position of women in the Indian society and culture has been critically questioned.  The image construction of women in song lyrics and ‘item numbers’ has come public scanner and strongly condemned for objectifying women. …

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Bioscope

Indian Television: Stereotyping or towards change?

We often argue that the reason we are inclined to American television is that the content of Indian television is the same- women crying all the time, villains and vamps plotting in order to destroy somebody, the rebirths etc. The argument is valid considering the typical Indian TV serial. It …

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Misogyny - The Unexplored Dimension
My Expressions

Misogyny – The Unexplored Dimension

‘The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.’- Virginia Woolf In this one liner, Woolf aptly sums up the concept of misogyny. But what is misogyny? As per Allan G. Johnson, ‘Misogyny is a cultural attitude of hatred for …

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Of Nails and Art
Art Beat

Of Nails and Art

The word “art” is usually analogized with paintings, sculptures, graphic arts, or anything done on a large scale. But the beauty of art is such that it can vary from anything as gargantuan as a cave from the early men days, to something as bijou as a fingernail. Fingernails or …

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Indian Women-The power!
My Expressions

Indian Women-The power!

Indian Society! What a great topic to be discussed. Many words will beautifully contribute to think over this content. But emphasizing towards its darkest side I think Indian Society is divided into caste, class, rich and poor, Male and Female and other diversities. Among these all diversities there is the …

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