international day of the girl child
Let Our Daughters Become Powerful Durga, Not Just The Ghar-Ki-Laxmi!

When we narrate the great stories of the past to the next generation, instead of saying that women were ‘used to’ distract, assassinate or lure men, we must say that women had the power to make or break huge empires without lifting a sword.

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The Hilarious Drama Of Groom Searching For My Very Confident Daughter!
Groom Searching

When I look back now, I am struck by the hilariousness of groom searching for my daughter, who it turned out, had a very clear vision of what she wanted.

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Why Should I Too Suffer Periods In Silence, Just ‘Coz My Mother And Aunts Did?

After a few months when Mukta understood things better about periods and the discomfort of using folded cloth, she decided to speak up.

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Even In 1984 Did They Have To Shame Me For Not Knowing To Cook?!

My mother saw me with damp eyes and asked, “What happened?” I started weeping said, “Mummy, why didn’t you teach me to cook? All girls of my age know?”

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Dear Daughter: Love Is Essential, And Financial Freedom Your Superpower!

You can be a princess yet slay your own dragons, says this mother to her daughter. It's important not to fall for stereotypes!

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