When Suresh, on the other hand, strives to convince her family that his intensions are pure and he only needs Nisha. No dowry, no fancy wedding, he doesn’t even be bothered if she is a mangli. On description of this, she is stirred by his dignity. Nisha snubs to go after the age-old conventional marriage. She no more needs to be a puppet to be sold in the market.
Mariam longed to place a ruler on a page and draw important-looking lines”(Hosseini ). Mariam is an example of how women are banned from an education and whose life could have been changed by education. Instead of being educated, she is sheltered by her mother and lives the rest of her life without high expectations of herself. Nana teaches her that an Afghan woman has to endure the life that is chosen for her because she does not have a say. Nana even says "There is only one, only one skill a woman like you and me needs in life, and they don't teach it in school.
It had been almost three months since their marriage and it was nothing but a happy happy world of fairytale. Manik, Nandini and Ansh had never been so happy in their life and probably this was the reason of all their sadness till now- because they were meant to meet in one of the worst phases of their lives to come together and get affixed in this strong relation of love. In these past months Manik and Nandini had grown immensely close with each other. Although Nandini would not express she loved this world where Manik and Ansh stood by her side, she still ensured to do some little antics for them while they always ensured to make her feel loved. She would wake up strongly protected in the arms of Manik every morning.
Mir Nihal’s youngest daughter Mehro was married to an ugly man. She was very young when she got married and Miraj, his husband was elder to him. She was not consulted before their marriage. On the day of the wedding Mir Nihal saw his son-in-law’s face but could not call off the marriage due to the fear of the society. Women were not consulted before choosing the person with whom she has to spend her life with.
In my work “Ndiyaphila, Ninjani Nina?” depicts an enchained woman with a frustrated expression on her face. The title of my work when translated from Xhosa to English means “ I’m doing well, thank you, how are you?” which is a contradiction to what you see in my work as the woman doesn’t look very inviting. She is physically and emotionally in a position where she would not be asking how someone else is doing. This speaks of the selflessness women are constantly
He wanted to show his prowess and felt he was of a higher caliber to Arjun in archery. He was disgraced by Panchaali in the marriage ceremony beheld. He felt a life time hatred to the Pandavas and he was indebted to Duryodhan for he had coroneted him the ruler of Anga. He had sworn a lifelong allegiance to support Duryodhan staunchly. This war was his way to repay
Today Indian women have excelled in each and every field from social work to visiting space. There is no arena, which remained unconquered by Indian women, be it politics, sports, entertainment, literature or technology. Women in India now participate fully in areas such as education, sports, politics, media, art and culture, service sectors, science and technology, etc. Indira Gandhi, who served as Prime Minister of India for an cumulative period of fifteen years, is the world 's longest serving woman Prime Minister. At present, Michelle Obama, Benazir Bhutto, Johanna Sigurdardottir, Yingluck Shinawatra, Sonia Gandhi, Angela Merkel, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are considered as most powerful women in the world.
I. Issue. III, July 2012 She believes that uttering the husband’s name would shorten his life span. She is passionately obsessed with caste and the moral conduct of girls. When Narmada got married Akka remarked that her trials started and her prediction became true.
In traditional India, women were looked upon as a member of the family or a group and not as an individual with identity and right of her own. Basic to the Indian thinking and the Hindu religious philosophy is the principle of equality between men and women. The story of Indian women has been best conceptualized in India’s history and ancient mythology which goes back to about 4000 years. Historically, Indian women are equal to men. The concept of women as ‘Shakti’, the primal energy force, finds expression in the famous epic – Mahabharata.
Kakkar and Katherina talking about marriage while discussing ‘Indian women- traditional and modern, asks, ‘is love necessary Devi has no desire to have children but Mahesh believes that she should have children not out of love but because everyone has them. Mahesh is practical enough to understand that children are the logical outcome of a marriage. He is one of those members of traditional society who consider motherhood as the final goal for attaining womanhood or becoming a complete woman. She visits the hospital regularly so that her ovaries can be ‘mended, an efficient receptacle for motherhood’ (89). Mahesh begins to abandonment her more when she is unable to conceive despite extended efforts.