#NiUnaMenos: Latin America’s fight against femicide

#NiUnaMenos: Latin America’s fight against femicide

Exploring the massive movement against femicide and gender-based violence across Latin America which began prior to #MeToo in 2015

Outlawed in Pakistan: a documentary about speaking out against rape

Outlawed in Pakistan: a documentary about speaking out against rape

In Pakistan, females who speak out against their rapists often more strongly condemned than their alleged attackers. Some are even killed by their own families. ‘Outlawed in Pakistan’ is an incredible documentary by filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann. In the documentary, they follow victim Kainat Soomro’s quest to speak out about her trauma and navigate through […]

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Keep a positive log, increase your positive thinking learn to cope

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Keep a positive log, increase your positive thinking learn to cope

Blog post: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Keep a positive log, increase your positive thinking learn to cope

Harassed in Brussels (by a Canadian representative for NATO) and why it’s not OK

Harassed in Brussels (by a Canadian representative for NATO) and why it’s not OK

Blog post about the time I was harassed in Brussels (by a Canadian representative for NATO) and why it’s not OK

Menstrual taboos

Menstrual taboos

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 […]

Let’s talk about sex (and find our voices)

Let’s talk about sex (and find our voices)

My thoughts about a fabulous TED Talk by Meera Vijayann entitled ‘Find your voice against gender violence’