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Little Girls Don’t Have ‘Boyfriends’

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I was at the beach the other day, pushing my toes into the sand and reading a book, when a family of four arrived and parked right next to me. Now, I’m not anti-social. So I didn’t mind that from all the empty bits of beach to choose from, they chose the bit next to me. I quite like people,…

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Sex and the Indian Woman

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Does anyone remember Lakshmi Pandit? I wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t. Her story was small and insignificant in the face of other stories, but it changed her life. Lakshmi was a beautiful and ambitious young woman who competed in the Miss India pageant with dreams of changing her life, and, for a very short brief period, she did. It was…

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