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Saturday, March 31, 2007
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Weddings go global!
`Take me home'
Sujatha Sivasankar on the travails of being a Non-Resident Indian
Masquerade's "Thus Spake Shoorpanakha, So Said Shakuni" retells old stories by asking some contemporary questions
Time for a mental makeover!
Performance-driven assessment is a must when it comes to addressing gender issues in the workplace, asserts GEETA PADMANABHAN
The Mush Register
My father wanted Prabhu to be his son-in-law. Because he was convinced Prabhu could lead life without relying on anyone despite his handicap (he's visually challenged) and take proper care of me too. But he did not want to force his decision ...
Trends at your fingertips
Here is a website for city women on the hunt for the latest trends
WHAT WOMEN WANT -- ASHA S. MENON
Women at the work place
Today is the last day to send in your comments and suggestions to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill 2007. In 1997, the Supreme Court in its landmark judgment Visakha vs. State of Rajasthan set guidelines for institutions to follow on sexual harassment at the workplace. A survey done by the National Commission for Women (NCW) revealed that 60 per cent of women don't know about these guidelines and similarly m any employers are unaware of them. This draft Bill is based on these guidelines. The reactions below are mainly about the effect of the Bill on women in the unorganised sector.
Mould? What's that?
Women writers no longer want to be told what and how they `ought to' and `ought not to' write
Theatre Nisha stages four plays by Ismat Chughtai from April 5-8
The gentleman on the bus
A radical feminist is getting on a bus when, just in front of her, a man gets up from his seat. She thinks to herself, "Here's another man trying to keep up the customs of a patriarchal society by offering a poor defenceless woman his seat," ...
Coffee and conversation
Vijay Mallya and Shobhaa De on Karan's show
Play for a cause
The Madras Players to stage "Plaza Suite" on April 8
What children can do this summer
A round up of camps and classes that can keep kids busy this vacation
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