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In the land of a million deities,

to be a woman

is a joke of divine proportions.

Freedom is a privilege, not right

from birth to death;

bestowed by a multitude

indoctrined with ages of unconscionable customs.

Beauty may be skin deep, but prejudice about disfigurement runs deeper than we like to acknowledge.
Shilpa Phadke, sociologist and Sameera Khan, journalist, conducted a one day workshop based on their book 'Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets'.

Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen saved 40 youngsters from the Utøya massacre, so why have we hardly heard about them?

Girls swept the first prizes across all three age groups at the recent Google Science Fair -- why is this still news?

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