Is it a sin? Uplifting women and giving them practically equal rights in each custom and ritual of Sikh religion
Thakur Dalip Namdhari did Amrit Sanchar (Baptise) by Amritdhari women to flourish amritdhari community. is it wrong or right ?
Yesterday Akal Takht Sahib has announced that they...
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...
Most years I make a picture commemorating this day each year. Thinking especially of the troubles of India's daughters, this year I have used familiar lines from Siri Guru Granth Sahib.
We are told that a woman is raped in India every 20 minutes? Give me a break! It's more like every 20...
India’s Daughter -- the documentary film screened on BBC TV last night -- verged on the unwatchable... It told of the gang rape – on a bus by five men and one juvenile in December 2012 – of Jyoti Singh Pandey, a Delhi medical student who died in hospital of her wounds.
The unspeakable details...
The Gender Trap
by I.J. Singh ~ email@example.com
June 28, 2014: I suppose gender issues have been on my mind days since forever, though not quite in the sense of immediacy as now.
fingre_0 (13K)We all believe that Sikh teaching is so egalitarian and absolutely devoid of gender bias...
In Sikhi men and women are seen as equal correct?
Then why are there some who think that women can not do Akhand Paath seva? More specifically I am talking about Damdami Taksal.
I was in a debate recently with someone who said that women are not to do Akhand Paath or even sit...
I found this link to 10 Sikh women that we should know about from the past, but what about the present?
A year after New Delhi’s gang rape, what has changed for India’s women?
by Rupa Subramanya
December 16 marks the anniversary of the gang rape of a young...
SIKH WOMEN: Bypassed by history but why?
More than 300 years of continuous history speaks of Sikh men as bearded long-haired creatures but it hardly mentions any visible markers for Sikh women. Since it does not easily distinguish them from the millions of non-Sikh women in the...
Ancient frescoes reignite debate over women priests
Fresco with a figure with outstretched hands one of the contested images showing a woman with outstretched hands
The re-opening of a labyrinth of catacombs in Rome has reignited a debate...
Is Autocomplete Evil ?
by Tom Chatfield
Women shouldn’t have rights.” “Women shouldn’t vote.” “Women shouldn’t work.” How prevalent are these beliefs? According to a recent United Nations campaign, such sexism is...
Muslim women can be forced to show faces under new West Australian law
Legislation was drafted after woman who wore a burqa had a false statement conviction quashed
A new law requiring Muslim women to remove a...
RAWALPINDI: From an early age, students are taught the basic aspects of the Partition of India more like a chronicle of events, inevitably leading to the vivisection of the subcontinent, without any heed to the true power...
Saudi Cleric Says Driving Hurts Women's Ovaries
A Saudi cleric sparked a wave of mockery online when he warned women that driving would affect their ovaries and bring "clinical...
A Tunisian minister has revealed local women are travelling to Syria to undertake 'sex jihad' by giving battlefield comfort to Islamist fighters battling the regime.
Tunisian women have travelled to Syria to wage "sex jihad" by comforting Islamist fighters battling the regime there, Interior...
Who is really exploiting South Asian Women ?
Who is really exploiting South Asian Women ?
Sikh Womens Alliance, University of East London, and RAMFEL
Saturday, 28 September 2013 from 11:00 to 16:00 (BST)
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Brave Heart Women Fight to Ban Man-Camps, Which Bring Rape and Abuse
Mary Annette Pember
Traditionally, membership in the Dakota women’s Brave Heart Society required a formidable spirit. These women carried the dead warriors from the battlefield and tended to the funerary treatment of the...
There seems to have been so much bad news lately. I came across this and thought it would be nice to share something positive.
As part of a recent class, a group of students at...
Jewish women worshipping like men
TIA GOLDENBERG 5 hours ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Chaya Baker was ordained as a rabbi. Tamar Saar has read from the Torah, the Jewish holy scroll. Anat Hoffman demands that women be allowed to pray as men do at a key Jerusalem holy site.
Depending on whom you...