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On Valentine’s Day I Want To Wear Red… Why Can’t I?

It is unbelievable that even in 2021, a widow is expected to not dress up, wear colours... when will this change?

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And The Night Was Fragrant With The Sweet Smell Of Liberty

She is a harbinger of ill luck, they scorned, as Anadi Babu’s dead body was brought in from the police station. A hit-and-run case.

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3 Myths About Widows That Make Their Life Hell Even In 2020, And Should Be Done Away With!
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The widows in our society are women just like you or me. Let's understand them and not degrade them with our superstitions and discriminatory beliefs.

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It Was As If The Dark Clouds Of Ignorance In Her Life Had Lifted

She had heard stories of the forbidden land, the widows’ quarters, but little had she imagined it to be so miserable. She quietly followed her husband, why did visiting one’s own mother have to be a secret?

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This Too Is Harassment, When You Accuse A Widow Of ‘Eyeing’ Her Husband’s Property

While we understand physical abuse, we rarely comprehend that verbal abuse too can have serious consequences for women.

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Happiness, And A Mouthful Of Golgappas

She couldn’t for the life of her see the goodness around because she had shut her heart to the bright sun and enveloped herself in a dark veil of despair.

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