Sexism in the Ramayana

I am delighted with the wonderful response to the essay on Rama. In complete honesty, I haven’t had that kind of readership for months on my blog; leave alone, a single day! And so, for everyone that stopped to read and share their thoughts with me, thank you for the effort and for extending the debate. …

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A feminist understands Rama

I am somewhat certain that this subject will interest Indians and Indophiles more and will therefore not annoy my primary audience by detailing the story of the Ramayana and the particular event in it that is my focus – the trial by fire (Agnipareeksha) of Seeta. However, for those not in the know of the …

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The Electronic Health Record (EHR). A good augury for the doctor-patient relationship?

[This article is published in the October 2012 issue of Infomed; pgs: 58-59] There is change happening in Health Care. In hospitals, and in neighbourhood clinics. The traditional method by which doctors and nurses recorded a patient’s visit in the outpatient or documented a patient’s progress in a hospital admission; using pen and paper, on …

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