Empower’men’t ?

A beautiful and touching piece by a women concerned and vocal about men’s issues.


A Metaphor!

You’re scared. Are you not a man?

You’re crying. Are you not a man?

You’re living on you wife’s money. Are you not a man?

You’re wearing pink. Are you not a man?

You don’t booze or smoke. Are you not a man?

You’re physically weak. Are you not a man?

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I know many would think addressing this problem being a woman is sheer act of hypocrisy and stupidity especially in an age where the women are living in an edge of violence. BUT, I chose to be bothered by an issue called ‘MANLINESS’. So many times we’ve created limited notions and boundaries while judging a ‘man’. Right from the colour of his shirt to his monthly salary, from his tone of voice to his physical strength. While it has been universally agreed that being a woman has her own set of struggles , we often forget to recognise the…

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About Amartya Talukdar

About: AMARTYA TALUKDAR was born in Kolkata, India. He has done his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Benaras Hindu University. He is an avid blogger, computer geek , humanist , rationalist .
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One Response to Empower’men’t ?


    the post is encouraging, courageous for a lady, I admire her. Inspite of myself being a women, I feel for those who suffer being a victim to selfish, law-knowing intelligent women, who care not for the husband and his family, but for his assets, wealth and status, to be harnessed by her and her own family only. Such incidents of marital violence perpetrated by women are growing, and a social awareness is the need of the hour to balance the harmony of our families.

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