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As a woman who grew up in a village in India, I've spent my whole life fighting tradition. There's no way that I want to be a traditional Indian housewife.


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Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.



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There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.



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Wars are never fought for altruistic reasons. They're usually fought for hegemony, for business. And then of course there's the business of war.



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He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from him and put it in her hair.



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Ammu said that human beings were creatures of habit, and it was amazing the kind of things one could get used to.



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...a political struggle that does not have women at the heart of it, above it, below it, and within it is no struggle at all.



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She viewed ethnic cleansing, famine and genocide as direct threats to her furniture.



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Empathy may be the single most important quality that must be nurtured to give peace a fighting chance.



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NGOs are dangerous. They do what the missionaries used to do in Colonial times. They are Trojan Horses. The worse the situation, the more the NGOs.





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