Rekha Sriram

During the emergency in India when life was fraught with tension, I was born, a female child. After a long stint of 15 years in the corporate world in the HR field, I got involved in co-teaching little kindergarteners in a school, penning write-ups & scripts for the school. I have now completely quit the workforce to live my long-cherished dream of becoming a freelance writer.

Voice of Rekha Sriram

Women’s Day Messages On Social Media: Pink, Patronising, And Problematic

Every Women's Day we are inundated with a deluge of patronising 'happy women's day' messages glorifying the 'Indian woman'. This is deeply damaging to us.

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Stop Glorifying ‘Normal’ Vaginal Delivery At The Cost Of Women’s Pain & Trauma!

“All the pain and trauma will vanish as soon as you see the baby’s face,” women are told. Thus, the entire traumatic vaginal delivery event is sugar coated, overly romanticised.

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I Value The Indian Family System But Not At The Cost Of My Future DIL’s Dreams

I know that by giving my daughters in law the freedom to choose, while we all be there for each other in times of need - I also make myself free and respectful.

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