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Aishi Dastidar

A full time mother with passion for writing. Graduate in Sociology from the University of Leeds, UK. Currently studying MBA at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Over 10 years of work experience in finance and legal. Loves music, reading and spending time with family.

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Uterine Fibroids, A Common Problem Shushed By The Taboo Around Periods

Uterine fibroids are ignored, until they cause major problems - simply because our reproductive systems are considered a dirty secret. 

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Dear Sister, Creating Your Own Identity Will Give You Inner Strength

When we give up on our identities to serve our families, a time comes when we question our self worth. Sima's story shows us this reality.

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Time To Stop Indulging In Body Shaming

"Body Shaming" has been normalized so much that we have started to balance an individual's talents to a shallow value system based on "looks."

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Don’t Look For Educated And Independent Brides If You’re Only Going To Kill All Her Dreams!

It is confusing and insulting that families want brides with degrees and well-paid jobs since women are made to leave their job or studies post-marriage.

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