I have spoken to women from my mother’s generation who tell their daughters that they should not just ask about ‘rights’ because ‘rights come with responsibilities’. It takes a lot of conviction to have such a strong sense of duty. I think the woman who got married at 20 to a man she had never known and tried to make it work for 50 years is as strong as the woman who decides to opt for divorce at 35. How dare we say that the former was regressive? The woman who has never been married is also strong. To me all women are strong in their own way. We like to divide woman based on age, marital status, working status , status of having children etc. but ultimately everybody has their own battle which they are fighting.
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