Recommendation 1 from ‘Crest Edition (ToI)’

Article Name:My baby whitest

By: Shobita Dhar

How far does India’s obsession with fair skin go? All the way to the West. Many Indian couples now opt for Caucasian egg donors so they can have white babies through IVF.

Summary:

We all knew that there is an obsession for the WHITE SKINNED in India. But how far does this go? If we go by the information given in this article, this obsessions seems to have gone pretty far, as far as people getting babies using the IVF process and Caucasian egg. In short, this article is about the business of ‘white eggs’ (to put it crudely). Read and develop your opinion on the subject, and honestly speaking, we need course correction as a society on this issue.

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Learn Words from the article:

Surrogate: Providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties
Conceive: Have the idea for/Become pregnant; undergo conception
Watchdog: A guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the ‘manosphere’

By: Suzanne Moore

Misogyny, rather like the poor, will always be with us.

Summary:

The article talks about feminism and the response to it. There is a certain backlash feminism faces and the article explores how the battle between men and women carries on. On a personal note, I feel that women are at the end of some very brutal treatment, especially in India and we do need course correction for sure. A lot more need needs to be done.

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Learn Words from the article:

Misogyny: Hatred of women
Lethal: Of an instrument of certain death
Backlash: A movement back from an impact
Aeons: An immeasurably long period of time
Mutilated: Having a part of the body crippled or disabled

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:I don’t want sympathy in life, I want dignity in death

By: Paul Lamb

Still the British courts won’t permit assisted suicide in extreme situations such as mine. Well I’m not giving up the fight yet

Summary:

This article is about a topic that I have thought a lot about: Euthanasia. Should we allow people to take their own lives when they are in excruciating pain and want to relieved of that pain? This is a real tricky one and this article outlines the story of one person who wants to take his own life. Should assisted suicide be allowed? What is your take on the whole matter?

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Learn Words from the article:

Cringe: Draw back, as with fear or pain.
Excruciating: Extremely painful.
Invigorated: With restored energy.

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