On International Women’s Day- How much further do we have to go?

Very nice article / blog 🙂

Sukanya Ramanujan

Of course today is the 8th of March and everything- newspapers, television, twitter and facebook walls are exploding with women and men wishing women a Happy Women’s Day. Like most designated days (Mother’s Day, Father’s Day etc) Women’s Day has certainly become something that almost every commercial establishment wants to cash in on (at least in this part of the world- Chennai, India). This is not a bad thing- however, I wish that people would really use this day to reflect on not just the success stories but also on how fat there is still left to go in terms of gender equality and more importantly gender perceptions in this society.

Late last year, Vaishna Roy, a senior editor with The Hindu (and someone who writes regularly on themes relating to women)- one of the leading English national newspapers in India wrote about the issue with the rapid transformation women…

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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

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