A very special moment

What started off as a “work” assignment last weekend turned out to be an unforgettable experience. Though my Arab colleagues were unable to explain to me fully what the assignment was all about, I could gather it was something important for having me be at work on the regular day off. While it was important…

Holy Cow!

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Can it be happening? India is outraged by a documentary showing a tragedy called?women of India. Face it. It’s a FACT. Don’t understand how?exposing gender inequality in India will harm my country! And dear women, what are you protesting against, your self interest? And all this before the film is even…

Weekend Shopping

Enterprising traders sell second hand clothes on the streets of Old Manama over the weekend. These are in great demand by Bahrain’s low-paid workers’ community who can procure them as low as a dollar or less a piece. Interestingly, there are different roadside ‘arcades’ for both men and women, as can be seen in these…

India no country for young women

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
I am still in shock; 13 young women, who were persuaded to undergo a “simple” STERILIZATION (tubectomy) lasting a few minutes died because the doctor (butcher) used a RUSTED UNSTERILIZED equipment. Another 70 are in hospital, 20 critical. The women came forward to undergo the surgery after health counselors assured them…