By Shruti Sudeshna
March 8 – the day
celebrated as the International Women’s Day since 1900’s is a day which
celebrates and honours the social; economic; cultural and political
achievements of women. While a lot has changed as far as the condition of women
is concerned, there are still loopholes in the society which continues to be
Here are certain common problems that Indian women face and can relate to –
i. Tremendous pressure to balance work and family- In India, it is almost an
unwritten law that the kitchen chores belong to the women. From managing the
whole family to cooking, sending kids to school, pleasing parents-in-law is a
woman’s job. Of course, she can get ready then for her office!
ii. ‘Time decides
character’ – points M.Ramola, who works in an MNC. The Orthodox patriarchal
society still believes that working in nightshifts is a myth and she should be
back by dusk.