Rimli Bhattacharya

Rimli Bhattacharya

Rimli Bhattacharya is a First class gold medalist in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, an MBA in supply chain management and is engaged with a corporate sector. Her essay in the anthology “Book of Light” a nonfiction genre was published with Speaking Tiger Publication which created a furor in the literature world. She writes for Several magazines, Times of India, Engineering Journals, Blogs and is also a trained Indian Classical Dancer.
She is based out of Mumbai, India.
Rimli has been awarded a Star Blogger by team Bonobology for her essay “Running a solo Marathon”
Rimli can also be contacted on twitter @rimli76

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[#Poetry] I Know How To Wink, I Know How To Smile

Society truly progresses when women can freely express themselves, be it through a wink or a smile.This poem explores a woman's agency over her expressions.

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A True Feminist Icon Passes Away. Asma Jahangir, “You’ll Be Sorely Missed”
Asma Jahangir

As we mourn the loss of lawyer and activist, Asma Jahangir, let's look back at her life to derive inspiration from this feminist icon.

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My Much Older Boss Tried To Get Uncomfortably Close When I Was A Novice At My First Job [#TrueStory]
sexually harassed at work

It was my dream job, but what happened was nothing short of a nightmare, from which, happily, I woke up unscathed. Yes, I was sexually harassed at work.

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Mary Kom Clinches Another Gold Medal: Is The Sports Ministry Ready To Take Women’s Sports Seriously?

While male boxers stumbled, Mary Kom wins gold in the Indian Open Boxing Tournament proving that women in sports need to be taken more seriously!

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This Young Woman Suffered From Acute Bipolar Disorder, But Reached Out For Help Just In Time
bipolar

Helen, a 20 year old aspiring model, had acute bipolar disorder - also called manic depressive psychosis. Was it her fault, or the result of something else? 

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Dolores O’ Riordan: Cranberries Singer And A Mom Who Battled Depression

Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the noted Irish Rock Band The Cranberries passed away recently. Here is a heartfelt tribute.

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5 Things I Learnt From The Classic Movie Arth About Relationships And Strong Women
Arth

The cult classic movie Arth was ahead of its time in the way it ended and the feminist message it sent to its viewers. Here is what I learnt from it.

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Salute! Francoise Barre-Sinousi Discovered The AIDS Virus Despite Facing Odds As A Woman Scientist
Francoise Barre-Sinousi

In the male dominated scientific milieu of the 80s, Francoise Barre-Sinousi discovered the AIDS virus HIV, paving the way for treatment of millions suffering from this deadly disease.

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I Survived! [#ShortStory]
I survived

I had just met this man and he seeks 'privacy', and I agreed! Maybe in my find I was thinking that this is the perfect man I am searching to end my loneliness? That I need a man else I am incomplete?

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You Are Single, How Do You ‘Manage’? Reflections On A Single Woman’s Sex Life

A single woman's sex life, whether it exists or not, seems to arouse curiosity in everybody else. Here's a personal experience.

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Do You Hear Me, People? I Am Schizophrenia
schizophrenia

Mental health issues are increasingly becoming more prominent in the society and yet we fail to take them seriously enough. Schizophrenia is one such problem that needs attention.

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I Am Nirbhaya. Am I Safe As I Go For A Movie Tonight?

5 years after what came to be known as the Nirbhaya case shook the country, can women confidently say that they are safe?

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The Stranger Who Taught Me To Love And Live Life [#ShortStory]
the stranger

I went back several times on the shore to see if the stranger was there, but he was not to be seen, he never came. I saw him in my dreams several times.

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Dipa Karmakar Faced Unimaginable Odds On Her Journey, But She Never Once Gave Up!
Dipa Karmakar

This is the story of Dipa Karmakar, who struggled against many odds to come up on top as the Olympic medal winner in the Rio Olympics in 2016

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It’s Time #WomenSpeakUp And Stand Up Against The Gender Bias In The Field Of Science
gender bias in science

The gender bias in science fields still keeps women out of the STEM areas, even when they have historically been equal contributors when they have a chance.

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The Story Of Nafisa Joseph: She Looked For Love, Life Said Otherwise
Nafisa Joseph

Nafisa Joseph took her own life after a failure in love. Is it worth it to destroy yourself for an unworthy person? Introspect and find your strength.

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Do You Hear Me? I Am SILK – I Am A Woman And I Want To Live
Silk Smitha

Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, better known as Silk Smitha, thought herself a badass woman, yet she chose death at the age of 35, leaving her dreams unfulfilled.

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Why The Best Selling Author Jackie Collins Was Called “The Raunchy Moralist”
Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins is an unlikely hero in the world of writers - she is the queen of the erotica that speaks of sexual intrigue and forbidden relationships in Hollywood.

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And I Lost Him Forever! [#ShortStory]
lost him forever

It was during a common friend’s wedding. I was with my friend when I felt a hand on my shoulder. I turned, it was him. His eyes glued on me as he pulled me away.

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This Is Why Menarche Is Bad Enough Without A Patriarchal World Making It Difficult For Girls
menarche

Menarche, or the beginning of periods in a girl can be a traumatic event, and understanding it goes a long way in making it easy for her.

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