Last Glimpses of Foot Binding Tradition foot binding

Last Glimpses of Foot Binding Tradition

Women have always been subject to senseless beauty norms from time immemorial. From tight corsets, neck wiring to feet binding, our fellow sex mates has suffered it all. Talk about the so-called perfect figure and colour and hair and skin,...
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The Perilous Tradition of Female Genital Mutilation female genital mutilation

The Perilous Tradition of Female Genital Mutilation

  What is Female Genital Mutilation?  While one is more likely to hear of male circumcision as part of the culture or ritualistic practices, it’s counterpart exists as a much more dangerous practice. Female genital mutilation (FGM) consists of procedures.....
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Changing Your Last Name – A Matter of Identity or Tradition? last name

Changing Your Last Name – A Matter of Identity or Tradition?

What’s in a Name? With few exceptions, cultures across the world have for a long time accepted and encouraged the ritual of changing a woman’s last name upon marriage. Even within this country, there are communities that don’t give a...
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50 Shades of Sarees Saree

50 Shades of Sarees

“Hold the fabric, tuck in the pleats and drape the end on the shoulder”. Yes, it’s high time to introspect the to-be-long-forgotten classy apparel of the Indian women-folk. Select City Mall, Saket on Tuesday, October 27, in New Delhi, India...
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10 Things You Can Totally Relate To If You Are Not a ‘Girly’ Girl girly girl

10 Things You Can Totally Relate To If You Are Not a ‘Girly’ Girl

Being a girl is a herculean task. But you can make things easier for yourself. With three-fourths of the girly stuff off your list, you have it all figured out. *GRIN* 1. Your wardrobe only consists of jeans and T-shirts....
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