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    General Women's Day - Guru Sahib's Thoughts On Woman - So Kyo Manda Aakhiye

    On 8th March, world celebrates women's day. Sikh faith was among the first major world religions to imply that women were equals to men. Guru Nanak proclaimed the equality of men and women and all Guru Sahiban allowed women to take full part in all the activities of Sikh worship and practice...
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Canada Guess Who Is About To Become The First Turbaned Sikh Female In The Canadian Navy!

    ...upon her return from India?? :winkingkaur: Apparently, the Canadian Forces Chaplaincy submitted a review for the Dress Regulations to amend the section on members of the Sikh faith, to allow women to also tie turban in uniform. That motion was actually approved in March 2012 however the...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    Arts/Society What Are Your Thoughts On The Interaction Of Male / Female Relationship Of Marriage?

    This question was brought on by reading in another thread... the idea of 'femininity' which may in that case have been taken out of context, but this is something I have always wondered about. What are your thughts on the interaction of a husband and wife and what is expected of each? I...
  4. Tejwant Singh

    USA Female Inmates In California Prisons Sterilized Without Approval

    Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval By Corey G. Johnson Doctors under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals, the Center for Investigative...
  5. spnadmin

    UK GP Used Secret Camera To Film Sex Abuse On 200 Female Patients

    The NHS’s worst sex offender? GP used secret camera in watch to film sex abuse on 200 female patients by Paul Peachey http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the-nhss-worst-sex-offender-gp-used-secret-camera-in-watch-to-film-sex-abuse-on-200-female-patients-8536340.html A family...
  6. Ishna

    Malaysia Ministry Reclassifies Female Genital Mutilation As Medical Practice

    Debate is raging in Malaysia over Muslim female genital mutilation as the country's health ministry reportedly develops guidelines to reclassify it as a medical practice. In 2009, the Fatwa Committee of Malaysia's National Council of Islamic Religious Affairs ruled that "female circumcision"...
  7. Ishna

    Head Coverings: For Faith, For Respect, For Pride [female Perspective]

    Women of different faiths and cultural backgrounds speak about why they chose to wear head coverings. http://video.seattletimes.com/1817581462001/ Seattle Times
  8. Ishna

    Female Contribution To Sikhi

    We all know about the material contribution to Sikhi by such nobel women as Mai Bhago, Mata Gujri and Mata Sahib Kaur. They have played an intrinsic part in Sikh history. However, there doesn't seem to be much by way of written contribution. Is there anything written by Sikh women about...
  9. findingmyway

    India Female Feticide Gives New Life To Orphan Girls

    NAGPUR: The ever increasing disparity in sex ratio in states like Rajasthan and Gujarat is having an impact on lives of destitute and orphan girls of Shri Shraddhanand Anathalaya in Nagpur. As it gets increasingly difficult for boys of middle and lower middle class homes in these states to...
  10. Archived_Member16

    India Jatehdar Akal Takht Speaks Against Female Foeticide

    Jatehdar Akal Takht speaks against female foeticide Thursday, 27 October 2011 23:42 JAGMOHAN SINGH | AMRITSAR Jathedar Akal Takht (Highest Sikh Temporal Seat) Gyani Gurbachan Singh has asked the Sikh Community to take firm stand against female foeticide. The Jathedar said that...
  11. spnadmin

    USA Life: An Italian American Sikh Female Taxi Driver In NYC

    Enjoy the great video with this thread. She looks and dresses like a traditional Indian woman, yet she speaks with an American-Italian Brooklyn accent. Maria Provenzano Singh is also one of the few women cab drivers in New York City. Recently, a young man pulled out a gun at the end of...
  12. spnadmin

    India A Bhog To Eradicate Female Foeticide

    MALOUT (MUKTSAR): This bhog ceremony moved beyond mere eulogies and sharing of personal memories. Gathered to pay tributes to Surinder Badal, the late wife of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, religious and political leaders from across the spectrum gave a call to Punjabis to eradicate...
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    Marriage Between Gora Sikh (Male) And Punjabi Sikh (Female)

    Sat Sri Akal! I really appreciate the chance to get some advice and guidance from my Sikhi brothers/ sisters! I have read about inter-faith and intercast marriage and have gained some understanding - my situation however is different and I have very few people to talk to. There is alot of detail...
  14. Archived_Member16

    India Rate Of Aborted Female Fetuses Increases In India

    Apr. 01, 2011 Rate of aborted female fetuses increases in India STEPHANIE NOLEN NEW DELHI— From Saturday's Globe and Mail Published Friday, Apr. 01, 2011 Female fetuses are being aborted at higher rates in India than ever before, new data from the national census have revealed...
  15. findingmyway

    General International Women's Day - Are We Really Equal?

    YouTube - EQUALS For those who don't know the actor, he is David Craig-the most recent James Bond. Points to ponder; * Have we reached equality? * What does equality mean? * What about the wider world? Happy international women's day!
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    Christianity Only 32 Female For 540 Male Citizens In Vatican

    Only 32 female for 540 male citizens in Vatican Agence France-Presse - March 1, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI blesses children dressed as the Three Wise Men during his first mass of the New Year in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 1, 2011. Photograph by: Alessia...
  17. spnadmin

    Legal Commemorating International Day Of Zero Tolerance To Female Genital Mutilation

    by Charlotte Feldman-Jacobs (February 2009) An estimated 100 million to 140 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and more than 3 million girls are at risk for cutting each year on the African continent alone. FGM/C is generally performed on...
  18. Mai Harinder Kaur

    Islam Heroic, Female And Muslim

    What’s the ugliest side of Islam? Maybe it’s the Somali Muslim militias that engage in atrocities like the execution of a 13-year-old girl named Aisha Ibrahim. Three men raped Aisha, and when she reported the crime she was charged with illicit sex, half-buried in the ground before a crowd of...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Canada Corrections Canada Hires First Female Muslim Guard

    Corrections Canada hires first female Muslim guard Recruit in training to work in men's prison By KATHLEEN HARRIS, QMI Agency Last Updated: December 10, 2010 6:50pm The Correctional Service of Canada has hired its first female Muslim prison guard who will wear a hijab specially designed for...
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    What To Do With The Un-Natural Growth Of Hair On Female Faces?

    An interesting query had come to me from a close female relative who happens to be an Amritdhari person. One of her female Sikh colleague had hair on her face like we Sikh have our beards. She had been facing a lot of comments from her friends and relatives and were constantly advised to get rid...