Ever wondered how to keep your little angel from the negative influences of the world in this challenging time? How to help her grow into a responsible, successful and happy adult you can be proud of? Does it feel that divine intervention is needed?
In one way or another the woman's body becomes a site upon which many battles take place: for control, for power, for progeny, but there is seldom a resolution in which the women remain a mere victim, or more acted upon the acting.
The 1990s. It's raining in Shillong. Eight-year-old Sophie Das has just realised she is adopted, but there is also the baby kicking inside her mother's stomach whom she's dying to meet.
This volume documents the focus on the widow, regarded as the dark half of womankind in tradition, the structural counterpart of the sumangali or the auspicious married woman, and to provide an archive on widowhood.
Music and dance became Malka's life as she began her career as a court singer in the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, going on to become an independent performer, whose voice and words are now familiar to millions in the Indian subcontinent.
This book reflects the range of women's experiences in the Kashmir conflict, which, for some years, has been a key issue on the Indian political map.
The book explores the history of women's role, contribution and shaping of the Ambedkarite movement in Maharashtra taking its cue from We Were Also Making History edited by Lalitha and Susie Tharu.
In a small, sleepy town in northern India, three children gaze out onto a rain-drenched street, waiting for a most unusual guest. Their father's younger brother is coming to stay. Who is Younguncle? What's his real name?
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