Happy International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Perhaps in some parts of the world women as a gender have achieved many successes yet I feel there is a lot of room for improvement, even in developed nations. The theme for this year’s … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day

The Handmaid’s Tale – A Cautionary Tale

I recently started watching Hulu’s adaptation of the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (1985). Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale has received numerous awards including this year’s Emmy’s. I have been riveted by this television series. I also plan to read the book. The Handmaid’s Tale takes place in the near future in the dystopia of Gilead located in New England. A fundamentalist Christian … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale – A Cautionary Tale