gender

7 common women’s health issues

While both men and women contract various conditions, some health issues affect women differently and more commonly.  The following seven illnesses pose considerable health risks. Heart Disease Heart disease causes one in every four deaths among women.Although the public considers heart disease a common issue among men, the condition affects […]

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Why society only loves women who sacrifice ?

We must have heard from our relatives and people from our older generation that a good woman or a good wife is the one who knows how to ‘adjust’. We also must have come across conversations where patriarchs have often said things like “to maintain a good relationship, a woman […]

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DIVIDE=DISCRIMINATION?

BLUE FOR BOYS AND PINK FOR GIRLS? THIS WHAT A LOT OF US HAVE HEARD; GROWING. THE DAY A GIRL IS BORN: HER ROOM , THE COT, WALLS OF HER ROOM AND AKIN ARE ALL DECORATED PINK. FOR A BOY THE SAME IS COLOURED BLUE. THIS DISCRIMINATION STARTS BY BIRTH. […]

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Role of family in the social construction of gender

Gender in contrast to sex is a social construct. It is an established set of characteristics of society according to which people are categorized into males or females. Gender roles vary from society to society. There are many agencies present in society that facilitate the social construction of gender. Family […]

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Book Review- The Image of Man

The Image of Man is written by George Mosses. He was an eminent German-American historian, who specialised in the history of Germany, the rise of Nazism and Fascism and Jewish History along with the relationship between the Jewish and non-Jewish sections of German society through history. In this book, Mosse […]

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Approaching opposite gender

Why can’t I speak to opposite sex? What is the reason for it? What is it stopping many of us to atleast reply them in a gentle manner? I too don’t have a answer but the answer to my question lies in question itself. Is it shy or fear which […]

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Trailing blaze of Workplace Discrimination

Clara did not get her due promotion to be the Associate VP because she was expecting her first child. Mike was not allowed to put up his rosary bead on his computer. Gloria was not allowed to welcome her client because she was of ‘differential’ color. Sabrina was not given […]

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