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WOTW: Gurpreet

How have you broken gender stereotypes? I grew up in a traditional household where gender roles were imposed at a young age. My main responsibilities included helping with household chores, cooking and cleaning. The ultimate Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Kehar

Over the past year i have struggled with my identity as a Sikh woman. i constantly questioned the way i look and how i participated in Sikh spaces and circles. i was asking myself if Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Jasmine

My name is Jasmine Kaur Cheema and I am a bhangra dancer on NJM (Nachdi Jawani Diyan Mutiyaran) and also an instructor at Nachdi Jawani. I started dancing while also teaching bhangra when I was just 16 Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Binalpreet

The definition of a “girl.” Clever, but average. Elegant, but witty. Mature, but innocent. Confident, but quiet. Hard-working, but subtle. Thinks big, but is still down-to-earth. Career-oriented, but doesn’t forget about family. Puts herself first, Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Taman

The environment I grew up in was always largely led by women, at home both of my parents had a very organic flow with no particular division of power. It wasn’t until I grew older, Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Neha

I learned at a really young age just how fortunate I was, to live where and when I did. As a little girl, my parents took me back to India a lot, and the blatant Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Phavanjit

My current views on feminismI use current because my perspectives on various concepts and issues are always evolving. It is no different with feminism. During my time in university, I was very passionate about studying Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Kiranjot

My name is Kiranjot Kaur and I am from Vancouver, BC. I recently started a Sikh mom inspired lifestyle blog called thatsikhmama.com and it is something I have been wanting to do ever since my Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Gurjoat

This is a spoken word piece I wrote for a South Asian Womens conference I went to in Brampton. This conference was about what Women want today, and it to was to empower South Asian Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Kirpa

In order to understand the way I look at life, you need a little background on my family. My Nanaji came to Canada from Punjab to teach Mathematics at a new university located in northern Read more

By laadliyan, ago