Atal Raho, Atal Bano : Stay resolute, Be resolute

Fiona Diaries

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India) 25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018

The legend who inspired me to hold the pen and make it sing.  For me…the best way to give a tribute to him was to write a poem.  After all, it is only fitting to write a poem about a great poet and an equally great man!

It has been a week since I have been constantly thinking of him. These three days have especially been hard for me as somehow I couldn’t shake the thought of — “what if we lose him?!”

That it would finally be the end of an era after Mr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who died in 2015. (Former President of India) 

And then today I read about his passing. I was taken by absolute shock because I wasn’t even aware that he had been admitted to the hospital…

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GENDER EQUALITY : The gender prerogative and its Sociological implications


An easy guide to Equality, Gender norms, Feminism and the sociological implication of the gender prerogative.

Fiona Diaries



There has never been a better time than now. And it has taken eons for us to reach where we are today. It required sacrifice, persistence, resistance and perseverance of countless women and help of many sensible men to get enough people to accept the existence of Misogyny and understand the meaning of equality.

I wrote this article as an easy guide to Equality, Gender norms, Patriarchal setup, Feminism and the sociological implication of the gender prerogative.

ARCHIVEDPost originally published on August 3, 2017

This article covers :  • Women and equality  • Gender norms & roles •   • Patriarchy & its role in Misogyny and Misandry • Toxic stereotypes and children • Sexism Enablers• Victim blaming/shaming • Male abuse erasures • Women Empowerment • Patriarchy • Incels • Sexual Entitlement and  ‘enforced monogamy’ • Sociological implication of the gender prerogative • Feminism in different ‘world’ settings…

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