When I decided to write this article, my peers wondered why I pitted two synonymous words against each other as a part of my title. As a child, I was taught that both “marriage” and “wedding” almost meant the same thing except for a technical distinction, but in a country like India, the gap is… Continue reading Marriages versus Weddings
Confidence and empowerment are cousins in my opinion. Empowerment comes from within and typically it’s stemmed and fostered by self-assurance. To feel empowered is to feel free and that’s when people do their best work. You can’t fake confidence or empowerment.” – Amy Jo Martin As indicated by Mcleod, the idea “Strengthening” infers from… Continue reading Women Empowerment
The evil of dowry is practiced in our country from ages. Despite laws against dowry, the practice still continues. It is sometimes given voluntarily by the bride’s family but mostly because the groom’s family expects or, as in many cases, demands it. The system of dowry has been banned in India since 1961. People are… Continue reading Domestic Violence stemming out of Dowry
“A Happy Marriage is a Harbour in the tempest of life, an Unhappy Marriage is a tempest in the Harbour of Life” It’s Wedding season going on in India and people are spending there money and paying Dowry (Strihi Dhan/Dahej) to the best of there capabilities. Marriage in India is all about Time, Money and… Continue reading Marriages – Settled in Heaven or Settled by Money?