I grew up in a moderately traditional Indian/Hindu household and every month when my period decided to pay me a visit, there were strict rules which had to be followed. “You’re not allowed to go to the Mandir (temple)”. “You’re not allowed to participate in [insert random religious activity here]”. “You can attend but sit … Continue reading Menstrual taboos
My thoughts about a fabulous TED Talk by Meera Vijayann entitled ‘Find your voice against gender violence’
He was my cousin. He was bullied by others because he was very overweight. He was insecure because girls didn’t like him. He was sad that girls made fun of him. So he used to molest me in secret at family gatherings. I was only 7 years old. I never told anyone.
My thoughts about a documentary on honour killing: The Girl in the River -The price of forgiveness
Blog post: the ‘problem’ with menstruation
Blog post: A rant about the latest misogynistic event by London’s infamous President’s Club.