Friday, 4 April 2008

Ladies Matter 15

A~ wants to know...

"I know of at least 3-4 languages in which the word for female genitalia is used as a swear word. How come no one ever uses 'penis' to tell someone off?"


"Why is childcare a woman's issue alone? How come men never get asked or judged on whom they leave their kids with? Or how often they stay away from home/children?"

Ladies Matter 14

Meera asks...

"Why is that the "stress factor " always talked abt for working women? I understand that she has many roles to play.But what abt homemakers who have given up their career and have a lot of time?Arent they stressed? Mostly magazines and self help books cater to them and is all abt stress management and how to overcome the health problems."

Tuesday, 1 April 2008

Ladies Matter 13

Ann wonders...

"Why do I see so many families hiring young children to look after their babies? If someone wants help looking after their kids fine, but why not hire someone over the age of 18? and why is it that the people who employ these children feel that it's ok to dump them with everything? At Lifestyle the other day I saw a girl who couldn't have been more than 8 carrying her employer's baby, diaper changing bag AND all their shopping bags, while mother and father walked about eating an ice cream and talking on their phone. Ok, I know there's no real answer to this, but still I wanted to vent"

Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Ladies Matter 12

A~ has something on her mind...

"Why do women feel the compelling need to constantly explain and defend their single/childless state? Whereas, we rarely find a married woman or a mother explaining her decision to marry or have kids?"

Monday, 24 March 2008

Ladies Matter 11

Traveller wonders...

"Why do some of us like abuse? Why do we condemn it as a third person but justify it in first person?"

Ladies Matter 10

Mi-apan is irked...

"Why does it bloody bother you guys, when a girl uses profanity?

Next time when you use the F-word, can we stop pretending like we never heard it, and actually tell you that your moral values need a check and that good Indian boys don't swear?"

Monday, 10 March 2008

Ladies Matter 9

Sri has a question...

"While menstrual cramps and childbirth pains are inevitable (okay, there may be some choice with the latter), why do so many women choose to endure avoidable pain on a daily basis by wearing high heels?"