Women in the WorkPlace – What they Want — SacredCircleforWomen

I remember attending a women’s conference organised by a trade union long back. They were scouting around for new members, and saw this as a ‘en bloc’ target market. The question was raised, “What do Women Want?” Unfortunately, answers revolved around a demand for various concessions, in view of their dual role as bread-earners and […] … More Women in the WorkPlace – What they Want — SacredCircleforWomen

How safe are workplaces for women? — SacredCircleforWomen

A recent court judgement gave a clean chit to a celebrity accused in a rape case. The grounds used to justify the clean chit are disturbing, to say the least. Indians may recall Tarun Tejpal as the sensational journalist who made a place for himself and his company Tehelka, with his sting operations in 2000. […] … More How safe are workplaces for women? — SacredCircleforWomen

Draupadi

For those not familiar with the story Draupadi was a princess married to five brothers (the personality of each symbolized a certain value), because their mother uttered the words “Share whatever you’ve got today.” She was humiliated in court with a stripping attempt, and where her husbands did not come to her rescue. The incident … More Draupadi