feminism, women empowerment

Not just men but women too establish patriarchy

Our ancestors endured patriarchy and hence even we are expected to follow their footsteps. According to me, that granny is responsible for patriarchy who only wants a grandson as her vanshaj. That mother is responsible who keeps giving birth to girls till she is blessed with a boy. That amma is responsible who keeps reiterating the importance of a son and how parents should invest in a son because he would be their life cover in old age.

Post marriage, I dreamt of having 2 homes but society forced me to leave one

Everybody has a distinct emotion attached with the word Mayeka. For decades married ladies have been using it to threaten their husbands saying – ” Mai mayeke chali jaungi, Tu dekhte rai yo…” Just a thought of the word makes newly wed grooms’ face droop …