I am a Chartered Accountant and a Mother of a 7 year old. Writing is my hobby. Besides I like telling stories to children. I am also a corporate trainer.
I was not on very good terms with my brother, and my mother had given up on true living and I couldn't get through to her. But their deaths so quickly one after another taught me a lot about my family and myself.
A sex crime is no different from a car accident - both cause similar trauma, and leave behind physical and psychological scars that need to be healed, as we learn from the life of Nobel winner Nadia Murad.
As citizens, when will we realise that Change has to begin with us and be led by us, rather than waiting for a mysterious 'them' to resolve issues?
Sulu could be any woman who loves life, dares to live and then crashes headlong against it when given a chance - and then recapitulates and reaffirms herself.
Toilet Ek Prem Katha is about so much more than just a toilet. It reveals much about what it means to be a woman seeking change in India.
Pink, Hello Zindagi, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya - there is a string that connects these women centric movies: Treat women as people.
Pragya was mired amidst her internal demons, which stopped her from moving out of an abusive marriage. Then one day, she did.
Elizabeth Gilbert and her ideas about balance in life and her journey from the much acclaimed Eat, Pray, Love to her latest book, Big Magic.
Molesters and rapists are not just born. They are grown of the apathy society has towards the emotional needs of men, that expects men to be strong and silent at all times.
She was what she was, and someone else's being great did not in anyway take away from the unique person that she was. A short story.
It was her hobby, yes, but what was really wrong with turning a hobby into a business? Only her husband's ego, which wanted her to be only a homemaker!
Puberty rituals in India announce to the world that a girl has just become fertile, valuable to society as a bearer of children!
A woman is expected to be a multitasking superwoman - what happens when she introspects? Can she come to terms with it? An insightful short story.
Women's contentment is always tied up with their marital/family bliss, with no thought given to the woman herself. Can she herself not be enough?
Your child is watching how you behave as a couple, and learning how to be. Are you being the best role model for her? An insightful short story.
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