The Woman Inc.

Yeah, We Can Talk

People Power – Dynamics of group   mentality Most of us are familiar with the concept of “family friends”: different families gather together to enjoy each other’s company and engage … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · 2 Comments


  Note: Written as a poetic tribute to Emma Bovary, the voluptuous, beautiful, forlorn heroine of Gustave Flaubert’s novel Madame Bovary, also later adapted into an Indianized version in Ketan … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tainted Love

When is it okay to walk out of a marriage? At what point does self-preservation become more relevant than a so-called value system? These are some of the deep-rooted questions … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Submission Call : QuillsEdge Press

QuillsEdge Press Calls for Submissions to 50/50: Poems & Translations by Women Over 50 QuillsEdge Press, expanding on our mission of bringing to the page more of the vital poetry of women … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

We don’t need no validation

By Mahevash Shaikh Don’t expect a woman to feel validated just because you gave her a compliment! It is said that men compliment women more than women compliment men. But … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Becoming Grandma

“Grandma Lynn?” My adult stepson’s tone tells me he’s repeating what his kids have been saying. They want my attention. I have not heard their words. It’s the first night … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Book Review

    The Liberation of Sita by Swapna Narayanan   For some of us women, who have spent our childhood reading or hearing mythological stories and folk tales, the rhetoric … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Cyber VAW

                        Cyber VAW A 15 year old Canadian girl was photographed while being raped by her classmates. Those pictures … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

When Choosing Is Not Your Choice

“Here I am this is me There’s nowhere else on earth I’d rather be” No. Not one of my favourites by Bryan Adams. Just that this song explains my life … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 1 Comment


  Ananku Femininity that goes unaccepted remains unforgiving. Vengeance of Kamakhya in month of Ashaad – Brahmaputra devoid of ichor corroding muliebrity till it shrivels into a vestigial flicker. Decades … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment