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Lifestyle July 17, 2017

What is the Big Deal about Period Leave?

What is the big deal about period leave

Ever since a Mumbai based agency declared Period Leave, everyone and their aunt have been talking about it. Feminists, Anti Feminists and non feminists have been airing their views on social media. There were the debates calling this move regressive. So many women cited instances of doing important meeting and stuff in their period or the last few days of pregnancy and said they don’t need a period leave. Instance about rural women working in fields were given and Period…

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Beauty Favourites Women March 31, 2017

What is Appropriate Makeup?

Appropriate Makeup

What is Appropriate Makeup? I always get miffed by people who judge women based on their choice to wear makeup or not. The feminist in me says that every woman should be allowed to do what she wants. That said, I firmly believe that there is a time and place for everything and anyone exercising a choice needs to be thoughtful about things. This applies to wearing makeup as well. That is why I want to talk about Appropriate Makeup today.…

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Favourites Women March 6, 2017

Roles Women Play – Mother #WomensDay

Roles Women Play Mother

Every year as March rolls in, tons and tons of blog posts, articles and videos begin to circulate the net about challenges a woman faces. All of it sounds cliched but then there is a contant need to remind ourselves that feminsm exists because women’s issues do. They do need to be talked about so they can be acknowledged, identified and resolved. However, in all that sound sometimes we forget the need to celebrate being a woman and the many…

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Women November 2, 2016

Drape A Smile – A JAMM’s Social Initiative

drape-a-smile

JAMM’s now brings Drape A Smile – their fifth Social Initiative. After Step Up and iLight, they are now collecting 910 saris to commemorate the 910 days that JAMM’s network has been in existence. I am sure that like me, you too have some saris tucked in to the back of your closet or under your bed that are rarely ever used. We don’t wear saris all that much these days and then there are those saris which were gifted to…

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Beauty November 1, 2016

Ethnic Indian Look This Diwali

Diwali is the time of the year, besides Karwachauth that I bring out all my traditional finery. This year, on an impulse I decided to wear a sari. I had picked out this silk Paithani many years ago and finally opened it up this year in Diwali. Since this was an impulse, I did not have a matching maroon or green blouse ready so paired it with a dull golden blouse. This blouse has been so handy whenever I want to…

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