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Dreams and Stories

Daddy’s Girl

Feminism Begins at Home

Photo by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash

“Dad, why do both mom and you work? None of my friends’ mothers go out to work. Are we poor?”

The father replied, “No, dear. It’s your friends and their parents who are poor in heart and mind.”

Years later, when she was labelled “Crusader of Women’s Rights’, that’s what she recalls as being her first lesson in feminism and gender equality.

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A Rustic Mind (Manali Desai)

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