Difference between an Equalist and a Feminist

This post is my answer to a question asked on Quora.

Question:

What is the use of feminism to me if I’m an Equalist since childhood and have treated men and women equally?

My answer:

There’s a huge confusion regarding this and I’m going to strive and clear up the confusion in the following discussion:

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Deja Vu: The story of most girls in India

This post is my answer to a question asked on Quora.

Question:

Have any of you girls been suppressed from pursuing your dreams because your a girl and did you fight against it?

My Answer:

I’m going to be answering this on behalf of my cousin in the city of Agra, India.

She was 23 then, had just completed her M.B.A. from an okay college in the city and was looking for a job. It had been months that she’d been sitting home hunting for job within her hometown but Agra being a small town had nothing much to offer.

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