"I lost my job and every contact with educational institutions, especially those owned by Muslims. I was not permitted to work because of this case,"
"Everybody else is doing it, why shouldn’t I?"
I woke up one morning with a headache three years ago. It hasn’t gone away.
"If we had any income here, we would give up the one roti we get when we work outside, to have half a roti in our home, our village, with our families."
We wait throughout the year to celebrate Diwali, but these clay workers in Bihar wait for it to earn a respectful amount of money.
Take the schizophrenic woman with alternate sexuality. Both these labels and existences are not born with her but are received when she reaches adulthood.
Airports have now become a space of interrogation, of reinforcing norms, of invading bodies with scans and pat-downs.
On Diwali, by bursting firecrackers, we don't realise that we are severely affecting the hearing capabilities of animals.
The society that we are a part of has inequalities so deep rooted that we have gotten conditioned to not realising or addressing them.
The gender binary is just one way of ordering the world. It is not the only way.
In July, I had my first baby. What followed was postpartum depression. Overwhelming feelings of sadness and unstoppable bouts of crying.
Marriage is an equal partnership of love, but Dabur's new ad propagates the archaic and stereotypical role of a woman as her husband's property.
According to the survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, one in four Indian women perceive a lack of equal career opportunities as a major issue in the workplace.
The RTE warriors of Bada Lewa village in Hamirpur show us how empowering the benefits of the RTE Act can be.
For more than ten years now, Kisto has been using her voice to spread health messages in her community. Messages about a known but forgotten disease- kala azar.
I am a passionate writer, and I know its a risky career. But no fear of risk should demotivate a person from pursuing their passion.
I was a homophobe for as long as I could remember. I grew up laughing and mocking homosexual men.
Lets celebrate this diwali keeping in mind that it's not our earth to keep, we have merely borrowed it from our children.
In my 22 month stay in Gujarat, I have gained total control on my non-vegetarian desires.
From seeing ourselves & others as male/female, Asian/Hispanic, lets change our lens and see ourselves & others foremost as human beings.
Today, violence against minorities, be it women, intelligentsia or lower castes is increasing, and it worries me.
Despite the government’s ignorance, and suppression, her faith in democracy and non-violence has not been broken.