A story of love, loss and second chances by Nikita Singh, releasing this Valentine’s Day.
This is my experience as Dalit woman in India, someone who gets judged for being an 'elite' Dalit woman. I argue here, that 'Elite Dalit' is an oxymoron, and why it is so.
Following upon the heels of northern states like Haryana and Punjab, now the sex ratio is skewed against the girls of the southern Indian states too. A worrying development.
An adult Indian woman recently put up a Facebook post about having told by an immigration officer that she could not travel unless she had permission from her parents or another male.
Religion has always treated women as second class citizens. Why, then should we fight to GET into a temple? Let us all women boycott temples and any places of worship!
And I later realized that this was why my parents had kept us apart, fearing that you’ll influence my already troublesome behavior. Their pragmatic methods!
As a non-vegetarian, I had a lot of trouble while house hunting in Mumbai, as I found people accepting tenants based on religion, caste, and food preference - in a cosmopolitan metro!
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