For me Nadia is beautiful, her story is extraordinary, she is brave, she is inspirational. Her voice needs to be heard by every person on this earth.
Both instances had evoked strong reactions from the feudal society she belonged to. For a society that still treated a girl child as an unwanted burden, this was unheard of.
When a woman steps out of the box society tries to trap her in, society is at a loss as to how to react. More power to these women!
Grow up, Rachna! Did you know my father had a paralytic stroke when I was five? Did you think my barely graduate mother with both in-laws and children to care for sat uselessly and lamented? No, she didn’t!
Priya Somaiya has almost 3 decades of social work behind her, and this can be seen in this anthology of true stories she has written.
Invited as a Chief Guest at an Inter-College Fest, I surprised myself by spontaneously coming up with things I could talk about - and I have my own life journey to thank!
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