Womaning in India

Mahima Vashisht
Stories by the women, of the women, for everyone. A new story every Monday.
Created 06 Oct 2020
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  • Please stop wishing me a Happy Women's Day
    11 Mar 2022 7 3
    Hello ji, I am stepping out of hibernation for a minute to make this announcement: Please stop wishing me a Happy Women’s Day. Is it just me or was Women’s Day on steroids this year? As I am on this s...
  • We interrupt our regular programming for these messages.
    28 Feb 2022 9 6
    Hello ji, This week’s main piece “Love is Love” was the 65th edition of Womaning in India. Which means that I have been writing - without taking a break - for the last 65 weeks in a row. It is one of ...
  • Love is love.
    28 Feb 2022 9 1
    Parental Guidance: I have heard from some parents that their children love reading Womaning. As much as that makes my heart somersault with joy, I should warn parents that the posts of February 2022 d...
  • The dating lives of women in their 40s, 50s, and beyond
    21 Feb 2022 13 5
    Parental Guidance: I have heard from some parents that their children love reading Womaning. As much as that makes my heart somersault with joy, I should warn parents that the posts of February 2022 d...
  • Happy Valentine's Day, ladies, gents, and catfish of the interwebs.
    14 Feb 2022 6 2
    Parental Guidance: I have heard from some parents that their children love reading Womaning. As much as that makes my heart somersault with joy, I should warn parents that the posts of February 2022 d...
  • Swiping for love: Online dating as a woman
    07 Feb 2022 14 4
    Hello ji, Coffee meets Bagel. Bumble. Hinge. Happn. Grindr. Feeld. Badoo. Woo. If you thought a cat just ran across my keyboard, you are not alone. It was only in the last 10 days that I heard many of...
  • An award and a break
    31 Jan 2022 6 4
    Hello ji, It has been a long week. The next piece I am working on deals with an issue that I do not have a lot of personal experience with. Which means, double the research, and ten times the scoping ...
  • Do women have the freedom of speech and expression online?
    24 Jan 2022 21 8
    Hello ji, One of the big lessons I have learned from writing this newsletter has been about privilege: The most insidious thing about privilege is that it blinds the person who enjoys it. This is true...
  • Damsels in Distress - Trope or Reality?
    17 Jan 2022 19 12
    Hello ji, I don’t remember a lot from my early childhood. But some memories have a way of being more vivid than others - like the memory of watching a potential explosive go up in flames, and counting...
  • Does infertility make you less of a man?
    10 Jan 2022 14 2
    Hello ji, Do you have a pooja at home every Diwali? My family has only one tradition that has managed to survive the laziness of our generation - and that is Diwali pooja. Even as we switch from elabo...
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