Despite great strides made by the international women’s rights movement over many years, women and girls around the world are still married as children or trafficked into forced labor and sex slavery. They are refused access to education and political participation, and some are trapped in... Read More
While travelling through a local bus I have observed -- since my childhood days that some (good) men would vacate their seats for women, irrespective of her age.
It just happened after I secure a seat for myself that an old lady --donning a Kashmiri burqa boarded the bus -- at... Read More
Hello’, ‘oh hooo’,’ ha-ley’ ‘oooo’ are some of the words which a girl riding a bike is very much familiar with.
Ask any bike riding girl and she will tell you how these words have become a common place for her as she steps out of her home.
Had been it any other place the things... Read More
They say we are a blessing from God and we illuminate a place by our presence.
We fill lives’ of our family with colours. We make home a home by our presence. We have a power to mould a life. We are the ones who bring a new life to the world. We are... Read More
Life is full of ups and downs. But it has its own beautiful way to teach us how to deal with it in a balanced way. I learned about the real journey of life when I relocated from Kashmir to Bangalore in my 7th standard .We had an ancestral business of Kashmir handicraft and had a factory and... Read More
When I expressed my wish to work on a political beat, said one of my co-workers “better to stick with your own beat, politics needs late hour working and it won’t be easy for you to take up the job.”
We had a chat on this and when he felt he was wrong he changed the topic. During my work... Read More
Tuesday, 2nd July
On 6th January 2013, a friend on facebook invited me to an event to protest for a lady who was acid attacked. This incident was gruesome, this woman had lost her face to a jilted lover. She was helpless and couldn't do anything but we weren't, may be this small step... Read More