#CelebrateingtheRainbow at the workplace – share your stories of Pride!
I came across a video which left me speechless. In this video, a middle-aged woman was thrashing two people with her slipper, aka the chappal.
I can’t deny the fact that these comments must have affected me at a deeper level. Or else I wouldn’t remember these incidents after all these years.
I find it shocking and disturbing that a woman was so easily replaced. Her life, her presence, her absence meant nothing to those around her.
Valentine's Day has been declared as a 'cow hug day', so now what do we do to ensure we get to celebrate it anyway?
Right from our childhood days, we boys are told we can pee anywhere. The world is ours to pee! The moment a boy utters the word susu, his mother, father, or any considerate adult around would take him aside and tell him to go do his job.
Mental health is a sensitive topic. It takes a lot of courage to talk about it. And attitudes like these are certainly not helping create a conducive environment to talk about mental health openly.
The role of the Indian Judicial System is to protect the citizens of this nation, give a voice to the vulnerable and oppressed, and provide justice to the harmed. Unfortunately, the judiciary’s observations involving cases of rape or molestation charges are becoming prejudiced, misogynistic, and disconcerting.
All these stories have been selected from the prestigious monthly Muse of the Month contest, and out of 100 stories, 25 made the final cut.
Why does an adult woman living in a democratic country need others’ permission to live life as per her wishes? Why can’t she exercise her choice to celebrate her birthday however she wishes to?
The not-so-pleasant conversation made me wonder about the world we are creating for our sons and daughters? Why should we tell our daughters they are lesser beings?
A surly woman tutted, “tsk… her first Karva Chauth, and see how it ended.” “Do you think the Chowdhurys are a cursed family? First Lata, and now Kusum…” whispered another.
Today, countless people turned barbaric. Rivers flowed red. Agonizing wails rang in the air. And despite everything, I survived!
Her protests went unheard, like a child’s demands for candy. Her mother’s melodrama, her father’s pleas, and relatives’ constant interference won, and Sayoni found herself walking down a new path, albeit a bit reluctantly.
What happens to a 21-year-old's dreams when militants attack her peaceful village? This Nobel Prize winning book by Nadia Murad is not an easy read, but should be read by all!
This would be my first time alone, “I hope you come soon.” Covering my face with a dupatta, I had run towards the woods, consoling myself, “It’s just 3 days. I’ll be fine.”
28th September is International Safe Abortion Day – the annual day of action to support the right to safe abortion. We owe it to anyone who can get pregnant.
While the world was applauding Mandira Bedi for smashing patriarchy, there are many like my friend Fareeda (not her real name) who're silenced.
Now that she is thinking about it, she is confused. Was she not loud and clear in conveying her reluctance, or was he too drunk to hear?
Adichie presents her experiences on gender disparity from Nigeria, but it strikes a chord with every woman reader across the world.
For fans of the romantic fiction genre, here comes author Andaleeb Wajid's Only You, tale of love, of second chances, of true love finding its way.
A sisterhood can be built as we listen to various women's voices from across the globe, especially those oppressed. Mona Eltahawy’s book Headscarves and Hymens is one such.
Being a patient person is a task on its own, but, being a patient parent is a different ball game altogether! Here's how I am trying to do it!
Teenage depression is a scary and alarming reality for a lot of us. Let me tell you how to spot it and what you can do about it.
I don’t know what had been more painful, the razor-sharp knife cutting through me or the sight of my mother watching indifferently.
“I am not concerned with your body, all I need right now is your vagina. Is your vagina sick too?” Armaan’s question felt like a slap on her face.
The author asks a very pertinent question of society and her marital family. One that is possibly the last straw in the oppression she has adjusted to as a married Indian woman.
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