Women’s issues and the issues of gender as it applies to all gender identities have existed throughout history. Those who identify as women are gaining platforms and using their voices to bring awareness to issues that matter to them.
Women’s issues and the issues of gender as it applies to all gender identities are being grappled with globally. These issues have existed throughout history, and as time goes on, they change shape.
Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh is a Crawford Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Colby College in the United States. Her interests are centered around poetics and feminist issues.
So I am the least likely person to be writing this. My Panjabi is terrible. I rarely go to the Gurduara. And worst of all, my rotis are anything but round. I simply am not the idealistic definition of a Sikh.
As a young girl, born into a Punjabi speaking family in Canada, I often grappled with adhering to many of the traditional gender and cultural roles I was supposed to follow. Women have often taken on the subservient role in the family household...
Listen as Harinder Singh and Jasleen Kaur explore Women & Gender in Sikhi from a Gurmat (Guru’s Way) perspective, as inferred from Bani (wisdom), Tavarikh (history), and Rahit (lifestyle).
Today I spoke with the 1st female turbaned Sikh pilot in the world. I do not know of any before her so if I am wrong, please let me know. Her name is Arpinder Kaur and I think all the women listening today will find her story very inspirational...