Social Issues
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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It’s Their #MeToo. And Ours Too!

A hard-hitting poem that takes us through the life of an ordinary Indian girl. All her life silenced by the shaming and finger-pointing. But no longer silent.

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Big Names Have Tumbled Out, But Can We Expect Any Real Change To Mindsets Of Abusers?

"Why do the immoral survive?" asks the author, adding, "It is time to rally around and bring decency back into society, come hell or high water."

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On This Day Of The Girl Child, Let’s Think Of What #MeToo Means To A Working Class Woman

As we celebrate The International Day Of The Girl Child, the author hopes for a world where men aren’t predators and little girls are made to feel warm and safe. 

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When We Shut Someone Up And Silence Their Voice, We Kill Their Identity And Souls

How does it feel to be brutally shut up each time you try to reach out in desperate need? How does it feel not to even be heard, leave alone the risk of public humiliation or the fear of not getting justice?

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My Mom Told Me, “First Stand On Your Own Feet, And Only Then Think Of Marriage”

With three aunts who were homemakers and had faced all kinds of domestic violence, Ell P was always told to first begin earning enough to support herself, and only then think of marriage.

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