Meeta Kaur had no idea she would marry, let alone fall in love with another Sikh. A writer and Canadian-born daughter of immigrant Sikh doctors, Kaur, of Union City, was determined to be the community Auntie on a continual global adventure. Then she met Banjot.
It's common to see men across the world wear a turban as a part of their faith in Sikhism. But you may have noticed many Sikh women also sporting the turban. What led to this change?
Back to Experience. When I was 14, I went to my very first Sikh camp. I was excited to learn and meet new people from all over the US, and the week-long experience ended up exceeding my expectations.
Amid heated debate about the abortion bill in New South Wales, a state MP has said that gender-selective abortions were happening in the state. Tanya Davies has claimed an Indian Sikh woman told her that she was pressured by her husband and in-laws to abort every time she was discovered to be carrying a female foetus. Tanya Davies, former Minister for Women and Mental Health, said that a woman from Western Sydney came to her after hearing her speak in favour of amendments to ban sex-selection in the abortion Bill.
A Sikh woman who was physically, verbally and financially abused by her husband supports a push to include dowry-related abuse as a form of family violence in Victoria. The Royal Commission into Family Violence has recommended the Victorian government include dowry-related abuse as a form of family violence, in particular economic abuse, within 12 months. Simran not her real name barely knew her husband when they were married, reported The Age.
It was meant to be the happiest day of their lives — a celebration of modern multicultural Britain at the biggest Sikh gurdwara temple in the Western world. On 7 Augustin west London, a British Sikh bride and her Polish Christian groom sat together and absorbed the religious blessings at their wedding ceremony. She wore a cream and red dress, while he wore a red turban, in keeping with Sikh traditions.
This is a story of Reddit, race and taking pictures of women without their consent. Remarkably, it has a happy ending. Earlier this week, an unidentified man surreptitiously took a picture of Ohio State University student Balpreet Kaur and posted it on Reddit, in the Funny section, with the caption: "I'm not sure what to make of this. Kaur, a student of neuroscience and psychology, was unaware that her picture had been taken until a friend mentioned it on Facebook, by which time her looks, outfit and turban were all being mocked anonymously on the internet.
It is the third novel written by Jaswal. Nikki is intrigued when her sister Mindi, a nurse who is making enough money to support herself, chooses to do an arranged marriage. The women begin to tell stories about their sexual lives after they encounter a copy of Red Velvet: Pleasurable Stories for Women that Nikki brought.