One Hundred Year Old Dancer – Eileen Kramer

  Nowadays we say “Fifty is new thirty”. So then, what is hundred? Is hundred a new fifty? Born in 1914, Eileen Kramer is more than 100 years old. She is an active dancer, choreographer and artist. Also a costume designer and author, she calls herself “a soft dancer” and starts each day with strengthening…

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Lingo of Rulers and Leaders

US Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is a subject of discussion, and not just for the right reasons. Whether she is a right candidate or not is a debatable issue but her nomination is something many women are proud of. But let’s not forget what happens when women seek positions of authority. They are targeted in…

Why Women Do Not Need Driver’s Licence

I read this joke somewhere: “Why women do not need a driver’s licence? Because there are no roads between the laundry room and the kitchen!” Now, how funny is that! To define our roles for us and then laugh at the role they gave us. They…the cavemen decided that cave-women are better off living indoors…

Getting aware of being a girl-woman

Here’s a post that caught my attention. A girl, a very young woman Caitlin trying to understand being a woman, while thinking about related issues of feminism and gender equality. Enjoy her pictures that she refers to as sick but we found them cute! Read her post at:  Some sick photos and my life story She…

Layered Between Layers – Making Life Easy

Upon seeing the writing prompt ‘Layers’ on The Daily Post section of Word Press, a phrase instantly came into my mind “Do you want layers?” Anytime I go to any hair-dresser, there’s a usual long and lazy wait in the salon’s waiting section, and many a magazine-pages-turns later, when I finally get to occupy a…

Female politicians too face harrassment

Much has been written on the sexism that plagues corporate Japan, even as the government encourages companies to promote women into senior roles. But women face plenty of discrimination in the political sphere, too. Over the weekend, a Kyodo News survey found that 59% of female local politicians—or “prefectural assemblywomen”—reported sexual harassment from male colleagues… Some…