All posts tagged: Women Empowerment

My Choices are Like My Fingerprints

The major themes in this movie are appearance and sexuality. Be it a man or a woman, sexuality that goes beyond the norms of the society has to be punished. You cannot say, ‘I am a woman, I choose to have extra-marital relationships and that is my choice.’

Women have a lot more dimensions than how they dress, whom they love and when they come home. What about their professional and educational choices? What about the number of roles they play, as a daughter, mother, wife, sister and friend?

3 Concerns about Women Empowerment

My friend, who is working for an MNC, made a flippant remark that her Manager is hiring more women, just to promote diversity in her team. I told her,’ Well, the woman must be qualified to do that job. Nobody gives you a job just because you are a woman. It is not that your Manager picked her off the street.’

This is the common opinion when it comes to promoting diversity, in any field. People often forget that women did not pass different exams to become Engineers (or any other profession).