The words which struck me the most were, “…as your first child is a girl”
The ecstatic desi drumming, wild dancing and witty sloganeering kept the parade charged up.
I do not know what caste is, but I do know that I am responsible for my future.
If you really think that a ban on porn viewing is going to solve very many problems, you’re wrong there. Really, really wrong.
here are few good men who say no to dowry in India, especially when it is an arranged marriage. This friend is one of them and may his tribe grow.
Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft was not the first time when I heard about witches and witchcraft.
“Remember how she had once danced to ‘hua chhokra jawaan re’?”, I overheard a young man tell his friend at JNU’s Ganga Dhaba
Women like me suffer abuse because we stay silent. But I tell other women that silence does not help. There is no honour in it.
“Seat Belts Give Me Chest Pain”
My husband went as far as threatening to kill me.
However unbelievable it may sound, but men are also raped, they are also sexually assaulted, and it is not something that they enjoy.
The progressive piece of law today guarantees least safety to women within increasingly violent domestic sphere
"He would come to visit and bring gifts. But, there never was a word of commitment from him on when he would get back together with me."
We need to stop looking at the children who bully as ‘bad’ or ‘evil’ or treat them as criminals.
The situation is akin to a pressure cooker where the lid of ‘male superiority’ is trying to control the steam of ‘female aspirations’.
I have always felt a sense of unease when women are expected to share their most intimate and painful experiences of domestic violence.
Why does a man hit his wife? Perhaps, the reasons are not too difficult to fathom.