Sonia Chatterjee

With two post-graduate degrees and eight years of corporate experience, I quit my banking job to become a writer. I recently completed an MFA in creative writing. I pen down my opinion on food, travel, movies, parenting, personal journeys, and social issues and publish short stories on my blog I've authored a detective thriller 'Deal of Death' available on Amazon. The sequel to this novel will hit the stands this year and I'm awaiting the launch of my third novel - a true crime story soon.

Voice of Sonia Chatterjee

‘Prude’ ‘Slut’ ‘Bitch’ ‘Barren’ ‘Witch’ All This And More – What It Means To Be A Modern Woman In India

How often have we heard that women are not safe in India? That they need to be 'protected'? This is exactly what it means to be a woman in India today.

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Why Women Returning To Work After A Break Make Excellent Resources For Any Organization

Working women in India may take a career break owing to maternity, child-care, or other issues. That does not make them any less capable or committed!

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Leaving An Abusive Marriage Is Hard. The Stories Of These 6 Women Are Revealing

Every third woman in India is victim of domestic abuse, but so many of the domestic abuse survivors, even among, educated women, suffer in silence.

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And The Taboo Couldn’t Hold Her Back From Blooming At The Red Horizon Of Life

Till the time her mother-in-law was alive, she had carried out her duties with diligence. But she had promised to be a better mother-in-law for her future daughter-in-law.

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As A Child, I Was Molested By A Family Friend; Speaking Of It Publicly For The 1st Time

It is always most difficult to name and shame someone who is well-known to you: in a very personal post, Sonia Chatterjee writes about the sexual harassment she had faced as a child from a family friend.

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But The Ideology Needs To Live On…

In the name of search, women are groped and molested. Even lactating mothers are not spared. They are told to prove about breastfeeding their toddlers by baring their breasts.

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Those First 4 Days: My Challenging Journey As A Breastfeeding Mother

Contrary to the perception that nothing could be easier for a new mom (and baby), this mom had a tough journey with breastfeeding, but managed it with love and support from the family.

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How Long Will It Take Before We Say #NotMe Instead Of #MeToo?

Some people fault the #MeToo campaign for not doing enough, but it is the first step to a world where we can say, #NotMe when it comes to sexual harassment.

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But The Truth Is That She Is In Charge Of Her Life

An unruly mob had already caught sight of the bus and were approaching it with fire in their hands. The bus was to be set ablaze. Not a single person should escape.

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Sridevi, Syria, And Semen: The Shocking Headlines Dominating Our Timelines And Minds!

Some hard hitting news shook our collect consciousness and unveiled the dirtiness of yellow journalism in India. Let's pause and reflect.

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Padman Movie Review | A Worthy Subject Well Told Though A Little ‘Filmy’

Padman movie review: With good acting and a relevant subject, Padman is a good effort, though fewer 'filmy' elements could have helped make it even better.

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We Met As Teenagers, But Took Us More Than A Decade To Realize That We Are Soulmates

We first met as teenagers, but weren't very good friends, and it took us 3 cities, 2 failed relationships, and almost a decade before we realised we are soulmates.

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From Chemistry Major To Banker To Blogger: I’ve Made The Most Of Life’s Paradoxical Chances!

A career journey may not always be linear from entering a company to becoming CEO; here's a candid personal account of moving from banker to blogger!

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Breaking Gender Stereotypes, Starting With My Little Boy’s Favourite Kitchen Set

Breaking gender stereotypes is not always about grand gestures; sometimes, its as simple as who loves to cook at home and what your toddler plays with.

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A Death In The Gunj By Konkona Sen Sharma: A Movie That Highlights The Plight Of Soft And Sensitive Men

A Death In The Gunj by Konkona Sen Sharma is one movie that took me a whole week to come out of its magical spell to focus on writing the review instead.

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Movies Like #PadMan Are Making Menstruation An ‘Ordinary’ Topic, Not Hush-Hush

Movies like Padman and people like A. Murugananthan need to be commended for helping make menstruation just another 'normal' topic.

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