Very nice article / blog 🙂
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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