Homecoming Reflections

“My apologies, dear Reader, sometimes I listen, to learn, not judge……It was at the last Ladies Luncheon…”. There are passionate voices extolling the virtues of professions over motherhood, of choices made, with the support of a husband or joint family, but are these coloured with a twinge of melancholy or is it guilt? A doctorContinue reading “Homecoming Reflections”

Women of India & the Reality of Empowerment

There are some resonant sounds we hear daily in this pulsating, multi-tasking world we live in- listen to the myriad nuances of the word ’empowerment’.Do the words ‘empowerment for women’ reek of gender bias?I will begin with women in their mid – 50’s, born in the cities to well-educated parents and grandparents. Why have manyContinue reading “Women of India & the Reality of Empowerment”