Beginning with, “Everyday is Women’s Day”, Tharoor answered some more serious questions. On 33% reservation for Women, Tharoor says, “It’s the right thing to do. Until we have demonstrated the capacity to give at least a third of the candidacies in our politics to women without being ordered to do so by a law, we have no choice but to pass such a law.”
Voicing a strong opinion he went on to say that birth control should be something that “every woman is empowered to use”, and also advocates for women’s reproductive rights.
Talking about Gender Equality Tharoor added, “Goes without saying! Men are perhaps lucky that all women are demanding is equality. In so many respects, they are superior to us. They have all the intellectual attainments we have, they have all the talents we have. And they also have the ability to produce and nurture babies, which we don’t. Why do they only want equality?”
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