Social and Healthcare Advancements Affect Millennial Life Decisions

Millennial women are at a cusp of age when major life decisions are waiting to be made. Career, marriage, children whatever that might be. No matter how much we curse the burden that those dilemmas bring with them, a silver lining remains that at least we are better off than our predecessors, thanks to theContinue reading “Social and Healthcare Advancements Affect Millennial Life Decisions”

Backhanded Compliments

All minority groups in a society go through the brunt of backhanded compliments. So, what are backhanded compliments? A backhanded compliment is a compliment that is not a compliment at all. The subtle oppression euphonized in the form of a compliment is far greater an insult than if somebody were to abuse someone in their face. Only the other day someone said toContinue reading “Backhanded Compliments”

Feminism – What’s cool, What’s not!

I have been wanting to write a feminism piece for a long time but the sheer breadth of the topic made me nervous. I want to write so much but I didn’t feel worthy enough. I have written about it before in terms of equality however the term has so much more meaning now thanContinue reading “Feminism – What’s cool, What’s not!”

Don’t Confuse Oppression with Freedom – Hijab Ban in France

Oppression is not about what’s right and what’s wrong, it’s about the lack of choice and the day you take away that basic right to decision making, that is the day when oppression wins, and feminism loses. That is what happened when Hijab, which is considered a sign of Islamic gender oppression was banned inContinue reading “Don’t Confuse Oppression with Freedom – Hijab Ban in France”