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Women with a will to conquer the world!

Though our cultural values, our religious teachings, and the general world view dictates men to be the bread winner and women to be house keepers, women from time immemorial has had a role in the inco … Read More»

I am not voting to decide my faith. It’s intact. Vote for a President!

The Maldives took another shot at democratic elections on 7 September 2013, with a … Read More»

Expecting justice from an alleged offender: the plight of Maldivian women!

You are paid a salary that is barely enough to survive; you know competition is high for the limited jobs. So, wouldn't you try your best to hold onto the job you have? … Read More»

If there is a will, there is a way - Faiza paves the path, follow her!

Over the sound of the waves, the cool of the breeze and the rustle of coconut palms, Faiza, from Dhiffushi Island, shares moments from her life with me. … Read More»

Went looking for a story - came out with smiles and a thankful heart

There I was, amidst welcoming faces. Welcoming, but unfamiliar faces! I was on a mission; looking for the perfect ‘woman story’. … Read More»

Do we teach them to fish on the high seas or do we teach them to pick the dead fish?

A few days ago I was watching the “Top Achievers Award 2012” live on TV. I had mixed feelings. I was mentally disturbed and had wanted to write about it. … Read More»

Wondering why it became a news item!

The most recent controversy here in the Maldives has been the placing of a 16 year old girl in police custody “for her protection” (not arrested mind you!). … Read More»

It should not hurt to be a woman

Finding me, is definitely the top most priority at this precarious juncture of my life. My identity, my voice, my dreams, and my suffocated screams – I need to address these! … Read More»

Invisible father ...

What does having a father mean? How would I know I never had one! Well, that is not entirely true. My birth record shows a name against ‘father’. … Read More»

"If only your grandma gave me school books" My mother sighs

"Mamma" started school during early 1960s with her brother who is a year older. She has two older siblings who never went to school. … Read More»

Mother-machine my strength!

Day in and day out, the lovely rhythm of the motor - lulling us to sleep and giving us comfort. My lovely mother and her sewing machine: earned the clothes we wore; earned the food we ate; … Read More»

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