I am a law graduate, but right now enjoying being home maker and a doting mom to my five year old son. I like to write, expressions through words as words in itself are soul to our thinking. Reaching out, sharing my thoughts and always trying to learn.
Mobile phones can be used as important tools for women's safety and empowerment, making the mobile revolution a huge thing in women's lives.
In a world, faced with crises, violence and struggles we often wonder why superheroes don’t exist. After reading an article about Padma Shri Subhashini Mistry, I am now sure that superheroes do exist.
The 3 movies I watched that day depicted different versions of womanhood, but there was one thing common to them - the way patriarchy looked at all three with the same lens of objectification.
Mobile connectivity and access to smartphones can revolutionise women's lives in India. Are we willing to break through our patriarchal ideas and move with the times?
Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata are a celebration of good's victory over evil in its truest sense. This Navratri, an attempt to defeat the evil of social discrimination.
With #MeToo going strong, instead of questioning the silence of the sexual harassment victims, it's time to be aware of the laws and take the right legal action against the culprits.
At a family gathering of cousins for rakshabandhan, a brother tied the rakhi on the wrist of a younger sister who is in the army - demonstrating a new normal of empowerment.
The story of Lalit Kumar Salve, who recently underwent sex realignment surgery and rejoined duty as a constable, is an uplifting one. But, a lot still has to be done when it comes to transgender rights in India.
The rising number of sexual assaults against children has brought up a clamour for more capital punishment. But - is it the panacea we need for a rape-free society?
Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's Mirzya tries to make contemporary the tragic love story of Mirza-Sahibaan but ends up glorifying illogical violence instead.
Manushi Chhillar's winning answer got her the Miss World crown, but it has also opened up a much needed debate on the monetary value of a homemaker's unpaid work.
You are the age that you feel. Ageing is a biological life process, but ageing gracefully is an art which only few can manage to master.
There are almost no real women in daily soaps, most of them being dolled up caricatures of the traditional 'good bahu' or evil characters if modern.
We are still a patriarchal society, but there are distinct signs of change that can be seen in small actions of the people around us.
People around us sometimes come as surprises. This is because we all have a tendency to be judgemental about others on the basis of their outward appearances and acts.
There is a necessity to go beyond the traditional notions of beauty such as looks, weight and the like, and truly appreciate the bodies we have.
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