Rajat Rashmi

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.

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What I Learnt About Myself On The Deaths Of My Estranged Brother & Mom Within A Year

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.

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Nadia Murad
Nadia Murad’s Powerful Story Shows Talking Openly Of Sex Crimes Is 1st Step Towards Healing

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.

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The Butterfly Effect: A Story Of Change That Starts With Us

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?

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Sulu Is An Ordinary Woman With A Tiny Difference: She Refuses To Back Down

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.

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Toilet Ek Prem Katha: Here’s Why Its Worth A Watch

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.

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Pink, Dear Zindagi, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya And The Women In Them

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.

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No One On Her Side But Herself [#ShortStory]

Pragya was mired amidst her internal demons, which stopped her from moving out of an abusive marriage. Then one day, she did.

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A Salute To Elizabeth Gilbert, The Woman Who Taught Us About Balance In Life With Her Books!

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.

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These Men Break A Girl’s Dignity, In An Effort To Hide Their Own Weakness. Pity Them!

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.

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The Butterfly Will Find Her Wings Eventually! [#ShortStory]

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.

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I Wanted A Life Partner, Not A Manager Of My Life….! [#ShortStory]

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!

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puberty rituals in India
Puberty Rituals In India Celebrate Fertility Of A Girl, And Discriminate Against Her As Just A Womb

Puberty rituals in India announce to the world that a girl has just become fertile, valuable to society as a bearer of children!

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The Day Never Ends For Rama [#ShortStory]

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.

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Why Should Women’s Contentment Always Be Tied Up With Their Supposed Family Bliss?

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?

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Mamma, Will I Be Treated Like You When I Grow Up? [#ShortStory]

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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