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male & female

Basic Concepts: Sex and Gender & Femininity and Patriarchy

The topic can be better understood if we would look deeper into the concept of Gendered Socialization. One is not born as boy/man or girl/woman; it is society which makes one. These ideas help us to understand the role played by society in making someone a boy/ man and a girl/ woman. It also demarcates […]
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open defacation

World Toilet Day- Open Defecation

World Toilet Day- Open Defecation This year we celebrated world toilet day on 19 November. This made me think hard, why is it so important to sensitize things as basic as the toilet. According to one study about 600 million or nearly half of the total population of our country lack basic sanitation and hence […]
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