Tag Archive: People

“We don’t need no reservations….”

 Two disturbing pieces of news around the time of International Women’s Day, created a lot of heartburn for me, as I am sure they must have done for many of you. Ironically, one effort was to reward women and the other was to safeguard them but both ended up causing huge harm to women and …

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In Praise of Emancipated Males

Do you remember the film Abhimaan? Essentially it was the story of a man’s ego and his inability to deal with his wife’s success. So Amitabh Bachchan is a super successful pop singer and when his wife Jaya, an accomplished singer in her own right, starts becoming more successful and popular, there is a breakup in the …

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“Pushpa, I hate tears”

Most men can’t handle women crying. They get all muddled and hassled and upset when they see women weep. It doesn’t matter how angry or irritated they had been to begin with; in the face of tears, all men become completely helpless. Indeed the strongest man will wilt under any onslaught of the liquid kind. …

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Eeks! Look, Men are turning into Women!

Hi folks, With so many new subscribers coming on to Women At Work over the last few days, friends and advisors felt that many of the new readers might not have had a chance to read the older posts, so here’s one of my favourite ones to keep you going over the weekend.Back again with a new one …

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Taking Advantage of Privileges

The elephant in the room while discussing empowerment of women is whether women take undue advantage of the special privileges that companies offer them, and does that then bring into play a sort of reverse bias? Nobody likes to talk about this fact lest it be seen as politically incorrect and reflect badly on the …

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