This post is all about the NOISE….the never-asked for, the never-encouraging and yet the never-ending NOISE mothers receive on what are the qualities of good mothers, how to be good mothers…oops Super-Mothers. Ah! What an irony. And here I was guessing that 9 months of a hormonal-ly challenged pregnancy, 17 hours of labour, unlimited wake Read more about Redefining the Qualities of a Good Mom[…]
Leaving aside a few exceptions, resistance towards women participating in last rites of their loved ones is not new (check here, here, here, and here). A justification is thus needed on why women’s participation in the funeral traditions of their family members is frowned upon or is confined? Was the murder of daughter Geeta Verma for performing the last rites of her mother justified?