” Paternalism is everywhere in our lives. We have to immunise our children unless we are upset about it. In India, it is the opposite. It is possible to get your kids immunised, but you really have to want to. “


” Giving more to women will, to some extent, come at the expense of men. People sometimes try to sweep that under the rug by saying you will create so much additional resources that everyone will be better off. I don’t think that’s true. “


” In a way, it has been an advantage for me to be a woman because there is always some academic committee that needs you to fill a quota! “


” The logic is that when you provide schools or any social service to people, they have no choice. They have to take what you give them, because they don’t have the money to pay for schools themselves, that’s why you provide schools in the first place. “



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Paternalism is everywhere in our lives. We have to immunise our children unless we are upset about it. In India, it is the opposite. It is possible to get your kids immunised, but you really have to want to.
Giving more to women will, to some extent, come at the expense of men. People sometimes try to sweep that under the rug by saying you will create so much additional resources that everyone will be better off. I don


In a way, it has been an advantage for me to be a woman because there is always some academic committee that needs you to fill a quota!
The logic is that when you provide schools or any social service to people, they have no choice. They have to take what you give them, because they don
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