Mehreen Shaikh

Mehreen Shaikh

A rebellious 20-something Indian girl living in the Middle East, documenting my experiences and observations growing up in a patriarchal society, hoping to strike a cord with women who have experienced similarly. Rabid reader, rambler and writer.

Voice of Mehreen Shaikh

Heartache, Letting Go and Some Things Even A Mother’s Love Can’t Heal
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As you grow older, you discover that there are some heartaches that even a mother's love finds hard to heal. They just have to be lived through.

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Flowers Of The Barren Land. April 2016 Muse Of The Month Winning Entry By Mehreen Shaikh
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Immigrants to another land - what makes their children and grandchildren misfits in the land they are born in? April 2016 Muse of the Month winner.

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Know Your Options: Sanitary Pads, Tampons, Contraceptives And More
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Women deserve to be aware and well-informed about the various options available to them when it comes to menstruation, contraception and personal hygiene.

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Stay Unfair, Stay Beautiful
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Fair skin is an obsession. How about being unfair? Let's welcome the beauty of 'mocha' skin, as the author puts it and let's witness a new dimension to beauty.

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