Social Issues

Don’t Condone These Regressive Sexist Comments! Recognize And React

We live in a era of female rights where loud proclamations of reservations and equal pay are rife. But knowingly or not, we are still living in an era where sexist comments camouflaged as acknowledging a woman's eminence. It is high time we grow above these vile, veiled backscratches and see sense.

My voice, Social Issues

LGBT History Month – How Much You Really Know?

One of the most relevant choices that is coming into the picture of late is the choice of orientation. But we never bothered to look beyond the pride month.  October is LGBTQ history month. It is not some celebration like Halloween that ends once the month ends.

Family, Just the Women's Thing, My voice, Social Issues

Lockdown and housewives

Housewives is an outdated term. More fancy word would be homemaker though the life they live is just the same. It might have improved over the period of time due to the upsurge of electronic equipments and facilities. But does their life change? I have been mulling over this topic for sometime when my daughter… Continue reading Lockdown and housewives

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Does Human Rights Apply to Ogres?

Human rights commission enquiring the Hyderabad encounter. What a fast delivery of justice and human rights. Those four poor souls were denied human rights it seems. An eye for an eye makes the world blind! If the sight means seeing a woman as an object irrespective of age, a blind world is better. To the… Continue reading Does Human Rights Apply to Ogres?

Social Issues

When will our daughters be safe?

https://www.indiatoday.in We have seen several cases of lynching in the name of religion, community, politics. A man who stole food was beaten to death and there was a viral voice recording supporting the act. But till now there has not been a single case reported about lynching a bloody rapist. Why is that so? There… Continue reading When will our daughters be safe?

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WHAT HAS RELIGION GOT TO DO WITH ACADEMICS

The following is a snapshot from the Science Olympiad text that was provided to my six year old son. Notwithstanding the religion that we belong to, we have always gone to temples and churches and never taught anything related to religion to my kids. I wanted them to learn and embrace the belief that they… Continue reading WHAT HAS RELIGION GOT TO DO WITH ACADEMICS

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Onam- The Secular Festival of Kerala

Onam is the festival of Kerala. This is one festival that is celebrated by everyone irrespective of their religion. A lot has been written by the festival of Onam but in the current scenario all remains nothing but nostalgia. Hence to let the current generation know, I am planning to do a series on Onam… Continue reading Onam- The Secular Festival of Kerala

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Smriti Irani- A case of real feminism

Till sometime back she was called Tulsi Maa, a tribute to a character she played for more than 10 years. When she contested elections for the first time, everyone underestimated her saying she is a mere daily sop actress. The insult she had to endure during the national Film award distribution would not yet be… Continue reading Smriti Irani- A case of real feminism

Social Issues

The Zest for life?

Suicide of students due to whatsoever reasons has been hot topic for social media, politicians and students themselves. Their pain and emotional trauma is objectified to a point where their photographs are hung at every nook and corner and discussions, debates and war cries to punish the culprits take place in areas pragmatically unaffected. A… Continue reading The Zest for life?

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The X-factor is not gender

Off late, I haven't been writing anything on atrocities towards women. However we write, these practices will not end because the psychopaths who find pleasure in a fellow being's extreme pain cannot be changed with these posts or protests. I would say that the stigma of the society towards mental disorders is the main reason… Continue reading The X-factor is not gender