Abortion: Will the debate ever end?

Every woman has the right to give birth but does that mean that she also has the right to abort her unborn child? The righteousness of abortion is an issue that has been debated upon, time and again. Christianity denounces abortion claiming it to be an act against the...

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Chronicle Of a Far Cry

A recent survey in Delhi by a non-government Centre for Social Research has found that female foeticide in the country is constantly growing at an alarming rate. The survey, supported by the Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, investigates the social, economical and policy related causes that are...

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A World Without Women!

Men cannot give birth, but leave that to the scientists. I’m sure they will come up with something. They would have to, because at the rate at which female feticide is taking place, we will soon have no women left in the world!...

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Feminizing Abortion

Rights only apply to human persons because man survives by reason. A fetus on the other hand, survives on the sustenance provided by the body of its host and has no rights of life, liberty and property and has no need for rights. This is more so because rights...

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It is Costly to be a Woman: A Thought

It is not a new thing to hear loud cries protesting against gender inequality, and discrimination. I would not like to dwell on any particular case or quote glaring worrisome numbers here as I am in no didactic mood. Myriad ideas strike my mind as I pen down this...

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LIVING WITH THE DEVIL

Recently our maid entered the house, wearing her threadbare sari which entirely failed to conceal the ugly purple bruises all over her body. Her wretched condition was a reminder of a feature of their life common to all the maids who had worked in our house. It is the...

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Abortion: rights and privacy

The abortion debate deals with the rights and wrongs of deliberately ending a pregnancy before normal childbirth, killing the fetus in the process. Abortion is a very painful topic for women and men who find themselves facing the moral dilemma of whether or not to terminate a pregnancy. It’s...

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