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Here are A Few Things You All Need To Know About Israeli Women

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When we always emphasize on the empowerment and liberation of women we never pay enough heeds on the nations that already have made a rule of the equality and upliftment of when. We are talking about Israel. Since the Israel Army is the first army to introduce compulsory military services not just for men but also for the women in Israel.

Can you just imagine a nation where it is not just the men who have the task to serve its nation but also women get to feel that pride? We hope all the other nations adapt at least this one thing from Israel.

In the same light, we are going to introduce some amazing and inspiring facts about the Israeli women that the world should know about:

#1. For Israeli women, it is necessary to complete military services between the age of eighteen to twenty. Well, the whole thing is that all the citizens need to attain and complete the national services when they reach the age of 18.

#2. About 92 percent of women serve in Israel Defense Force. Most of them though serve as the fighter pilots, officers, and only 3 % of them serve the combat field.

#3. The first woman Major was appointed as combat battalion commander, in January 2014. She actually made history.

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#4. However, this is also true that though women serve in I.D.F, their role at the higher ranks is very minimal and limited, too.

#5. There were women who played an important and major role in fighting Nazis. They majorly served in the 1948’s war for Independence.

#6. Women in Israel are very fervent in serving in the military. They also ensure that most of the women are recruited in the military.

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A writer can take you back to the old, build new and take you places with this motto and passion I started a journey of Gudstory. I tried to communicate my thoughts and happenings around the world to you. Being business owner by profession and writer by passion.

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34 Years Old Sanna Marin Has Been Chosen As Country’s Youngest PM of Finland

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At 34, Finland’s Sanna Marin has been chosen as the next leader to represent her Social Democratic party. Now, she will be serving as the youngest prime minister. After getting appointed, she will be Finland’s third female government leader. She has beaten Ukraine’s 35-years-old Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk. However, she may not hold this title for long, but for now, she has been appointed like Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand’s Prime Minister) last year who is just 39 years old.

She gets appointed after Antti Rinnie resigns (former PM)

Sanna Marin Youngest PM of Finland

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Her appointment comes shortly after the resignation of former Prime Minister, Antti Rinnie who has resigned last week amid political turmoil caused by a strike of postal workers. Rinnie says he plans to continue as the Social Democrats’ leader until a party congress next summer.

Marin is serving as transport minister of Finland

Sanna is currently serving as the transport minister of Finland. She will lead a center-left coalition government of five parties which is headed by all the women only.

Marin started working in Finnish politics at 27

 

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She has started working in Finnish politics at the age of 27 only when she became the head of the city council. On her website, she has said that she first started her political career because she wanted to “influence how society sees its citizens and their rights.”

Sanna Marin’s statement to media

“We have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust,”. I have never thought about my age or gender, I think of the reasons I got into politics and those things for which we have won the trust of the electorate,”.

Do you know the other four parties in the Scandinavian country’s coalition government are also led by women? Sanna is the youngest of all, she is 34 years old. Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s Prime Minister, she is 39, Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Oleksiy Honcharuk, and she is 35 years old. Anna-Maja Henriksson is 55 years old who leads the Swedish People’s party; Maria Ohisalo is 34 years old. She heads the Green League. Li Anderson is 32 years old leads the Left Alliance and Katri Kalmuni is 32 years old is the leader of the Centre Party.

We wish all the very best to Marin for her new role and the responsibilities that she is going to take further.

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Meet This American Woman, Brook Eddy Who Has Become A Millionaire Through Her ‘Chai Business’

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Now, who doesn’t loves taking chai? I would say almost each one of us loves to sip it. Nowadays, chai has become an important thing now, we can’t even imagine starting our day without having one. Whether its office or home, we want it everywhere. Not only Indians are the fan of it you will also find the chai fans even globally. If we talk about the chai culture in India, you will not find shops selling water, but more shops who are selling chai. Almost everywhere, you will find those famous Tapriwalas selling chai.

Meet Brook Eddy who fell in love with chai when she came to India

Meet Brook Eddy who fell in love with chai

An American woman named, Brook Eddy fell in love with Indian Chai when she was on her visit to India. It was when she decided to capitalize on it and start her business.

In 2002, she decided to go to South Asia as she wanted to join a social-justice movement based on Bhakti. It was during this journey, she got the opportunity to visit many villages and taste the authentic chai of Western India. Soon, she fell in love with the authentic taste of the chai. She understood the flavour so well that she could easily compare between two different Chai together.

She started her own company, Bhakti Chai

She started her own company, Bhakti Chai

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As she fell in love with the chai that she had during her Bhakti journey, she tried to find the same taste in the local cafes of Colorado. But she wasn’t able to find it. So, she decided to start brewing her own version of tea which she named ‘Bhakti Chai‘.

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Soon she started gaining attention from friends and neighborhood

Bhakti Chai - Drink Bhakti

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She started selling jars of her one-of-a-kind fusion in 2007 in the back of her car. Soon, she started gaining attention from friends and neighbors.

She quoted,

”I realized the recipe I had crafted for myself, a fiery fresh ginger chai, could be produced for cafes and retailers to bring people not only ‘India in a cup,’ but build a mission-driven company on the tenants of bhakti,”.

Talking about the connection with India, Eddy said,

”I’m a white girl born of hippie parents in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and then raised in Michigan, right? I shouldn’t really have this pulse for India, but I do. I love the chaos and vibrancy. Every time I come I’m introduced to something new. It’s just real.”

Bhakti hai has earned more than Rs. 2 crores till now

Bhakti hai has earned more than Rs. 2 crores till now

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Till now, Bhakti company has earned whopping USD 35 million i.e. nearly Rs. 3.5 crores.

Also read: This Young Couple Earns a 6 Figure Income by Travelling The World

What are her future plans?

Eddy is also planning to start her own lifestyle brand after starting this chai brand in 2002.

We haven’t expected something like this ever from anyone which Eddy has done. She just wanted to create a legacy and she did it right.

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5 Reasons That Will Tell You Why Feminism is Important in Countries Like India

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5 Reasons Why Feminism is Important in Countries Like India

What comes to your mind when you heard of the word ‘feminism’? Maybe favouring women more and showing men as inferiors. It’s not correct. Feminism is something not related to just women only it is a belief where it demands an equal opportunity to both the genders and not overpowering women over men. Feminism is a notion where all humans should be treated equally irrespective of their gender, caste, colour or creed. Most of them think that ‘Feminism’ is a movement only for women but it’s not just a women movement.

It’s a movement for all humans that means giving freedom and equality to both, i.e. men and women. If we talk about feminism, how can we forget mentioning some of the greatest feminist icons in our history which include names like Rani Lakshmi Bai, Chandbibi, Sita and many more?

Let me tell you more about why is feminism important in a country like India?

1. To liberate women from male dominance

Do you know why India needs feminism? It is because to free women from male dominance. A woman of today should be considered as the responsibility of only men to take care of her throughout life. She should be capable enough to take care of herself so she is not dependent on her father, husband or son.

Several practices like Kanyadaan, Raksha Bandhan and Pardah system highlight the importance of male dominance in the society which shows that women are weak and they need protection from men.

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2. To promote gender equality

India needs feminism to promote gender equality. Both women and men should be treated equally in society. We know that women are considered inferior as compared to men. They are forced to do things which they don’t want like getting married at an early age. They aren’t allowed to do their own business or enroll themselves in the job.

So, if feminism would be there, they will also get an equal opportunity just like men gets so that they can also do whatever they want.

3. To make sure that women should be respected whether they are working or not

In India, it doesn’t matter whether women are working or not. She is still treated with disdain and considered inferior to men. Most of them think like it’s a big crime if a woman is well-educated and can support herself. If a woman chooses to take care of her children rather than doing a job is criticized and if she wants to do the job and does not want to stay at home still she is criticized. No matter what women are criticized in every situation which is not the right thing.

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3. Breaking the taboo of menstruation

Women in India are treated no less than animals when they are on periods. During this time, they aren’t allowed to touch anything, they are forced to sleep on the floor, and even they can’t talk to anyone. Isn’t that cruel treating like this way? In India, there is a lack of knowledge and awareness about menstruation which is important for everyone to know.

Women in rural India don’t have access to hygienic sanitary pads due to which they get an infectious disease or die. The reason behind this is they are shy to talk about this thing because of the mindset men have which needs to be changed.

4. To stop telling women how should they dress

In India, women are persistently avoided or rejected for the choice of their clothing. They are judges on the type of clothes they wear. They are not allowed to wear short clothes as it invites rapist towards them to do badly against them. So, we need feminism to remove this mindset that clothes can’t describe someone’s freedom to live.

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