Radhika Srivastava

Pouring my thoughts through words on women mental health, social issues, lifestyle and pop culture. I stand on the sacrifices of so many women and I hope to make them proud!

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The Clash Between Recording Labels And Singers – Who Has A Greater Right?

Why are women who publicly speak out against what they feel is unjust painted as 'attention-seeking'? Why are they treated with hostility?

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‘Don’t You Have Friends?’ Stop The New Triggering Ads, Spotify; They Make Me Sad

Spotify India, your new ads are borderline insulting to the listener, and triggering for those like me who use music as an escape from day to day loneliness...

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It’s 2020, And As A Woman, Shouldn’t I Get To Choose What I Want To Pursue As My Career?

Despite all the progress we have made as a country, career choices for women still stay the same. Isn't it time we changed that?

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Why Is A Boy Wearing Pink Not Masculine Enough And A Girl Wearing Black Not Feminine Enough?

The colour stereotype of pink for girls and blue for boys has remained for decades. Is it time for us to do away with it?

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A Suitable Boy
Dive Into A Nostalgic Great Indian Wedding Scene With A Suitable Boy, Superbly Adapted To Screen

A fun read and must watch, A Suitable Boy was written thirty years ago about something which happened in the 1950s-60s yet it is relatable and you feel connected to the characters' stories.

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India’s Senior Citizens Want To Live Full Lives. 6 Start-ups Helping With That

As India’s senior citizens become a larger group, here are some start-ups enabling seniors to live comfortable and productive lives.

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Beware Of Information Overload During Covid-19 Times

People are spending more time than ever on the Internet now. People work, do errands, connect with loved ones and stay on top of the news on the Internet. Is there a limit where it can consume our life and become too much? Imagine you are at a buffet lunch at a restaurant. So many […]

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Why Are Dress Codes For Indian Women In Colleges So Last Century?

Dress codes for Indian women in college often feel antiquated, designed as they are to enforce 'modesty' rather than allow for expression.

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Only 15% Of Employers Paid Domestic Workers During The Pandemic. Are You Among Them?

The great Indian middle class has abdicated its responsibilities to domestic workers, indicates a new survey.

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Locked Down With Family! Girls Back Home From Hostel Tell Us What It Feels Like

Girls back from home from hostel and locked down with the family, are having to re-adjust to family routines and often, conservative norms of behaviour.

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The Taylor Swift Documentary Miss Americana Taught Me Girls Can Fight Back

Taylor Swift has fought many battles - from being objectified as just a pretty face to being attacked on stage. Her journey inspires many young women.

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The Rabindranath Tagore Novels Gave Us These 5 Heroines & More Braving Social Norms

The Rabindranath Tagore novels and stories both subtly and openly take on rigid social norms - often, through their fiery female protagonists.

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We Need Nurses In India Now More Than Ever, But Do We Really Value Them?

More than a century ago, Florence Nightingale pioneered the professional nursing system; yet, even today, nurses in India do not receive the respect due to professionals.

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As Lockdown Starts Easing, The Stories Of These 3 Women Show Why They Still Need Your Help

Women and girls from under-privileged families are truly at risk because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's how you can help.

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10 Interesting Hindi Movies & Shows For When You Feel The Boredom Really Getting To You!

Yes, times are uncertain, and the monotony of staying at home is getting to us. Go ahead; give yourself a break with these interesting shows and movies.

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It’s Time To Bust These 12 Myths About Bipolar Disorder

These myths about bipolar disorder are common even today. Let's learn what bipolar disorder is, and how it can be treated.

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“You Have To Make a Compromise” – Manvi Gagroo Shows Us Things Haven’t Changed For Female Actors

Actor Manvi Gagroo shares her story of being asked to "compromise" - the casting couch clearly hasn't gone anywhere.

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Global Lockdown Could Threaten Girl Child Education Severely, Warns UNESCO

The closing of schools will affect especially girl child education in the poorest countries around the world, many of whom already struggle to go to school.

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23 Maggi Recipes So You Never Run Out Of Easy Cooking Ideas During This Lockdown

These easy Maggi recipes will come to your rescue, especially since we're all locked down and cooking can be a slog. Try them and thank us later!

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