Personal Voices: The Girl with the Red Dot
Some of my friends who went to other schools would occasionally wear a bindi or bangles, while I displayed a curiously blank forehead and arms at all ... the attendant respect granted to married woman in Indian society; the prominent bindi, the twinkling ...
Human Rights Organization Helps Empower and Support Indian Widows
Then her red glass bangles, indicating her married status, are broken, the vermilion dot on her forehead is rubbed ... Explains Thapa, "It makes a woman a piece of merchandise and puts a price tag on her forehead. The state bounty can lead a widow to ...
Eve-o-lution: The paradigm shift in women's conception from 'homemaker' to 'decision maker' in advertising
Not that Indian styles of dressing have completely gone off screen but the subtle visual attributes of a woman's attire that made her look ... he was welcomed with a small bindi/tika (red dot) on his forehead, as a symbol of respect. Pretty much every ...
The bindi has said much about the Indian woman over the years. t2 IS ON THE DOT ... “I decided to do something different, since I wear my love for the city on my heart and head. I started painting ‘K’ on my forehead. It caught on,” she laughs.
An Indian's open letter to Narendra Modi regarding Bangladesh
If they want to put the red dot on their hair or forehead they can and ... and I'm talking about the general Indian youth who are obviously not well versed in the political scene like the PDF Indians. When they do see a light skinned Bangladeshi, it's ...