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Aug 24, 2018 12:18 AM IST India India

An essay in a textbook intended for CBSE and ICSE schools is dripping with misogyny. Titled ‘The Modern Girl’, it defines one as someone who is so obsessed with fashion and beauty products that she has no time to look after her family. The essay, which reeks of prejudice, goes on and on. If this is what is being taught in schools, then what hope do we women have in fighting prejudice?