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Sakuntala Narasimhan


The Housewife’s on the Payroll

Would a law legalising payment for housewives result in 'ghetto-ising' women as homemakers, and chip away at the kind of equity that feminists believe in, where both men and women are seen as 'individuals' with equal rights?

Global: Life Behind the Abaya: Under Cover in Saudi Arabia

My first reaction is to refuse to go - I will not visit Saudi Arabia if I am required to wear a 'burkha' (veil), when my husband need not observe any Islamic dress codes.