SPEAK: YOUR VOICE MATTERS

By Sudeepta Sarangi My friends keep asking me that why we see so much negativity on social media. Why don’t you share some positive news? Is nothing good happening in the country ? Well yes, I am sure that so many good things are definitely happening. But when in the Continue Reading

Rumana’s Pain…..

A short story translated from Bengali to English by Sharshina Swastyaneek The alarm was set at 6 am but Rumana woke up just one minute before the clock struck 6 am. She stopped the ringing alarm quickly lest it disturbed her one year old sleeping son. She caressed Sajjad’s forehead Continue Reading

India needs its women in the workplace

Girls outshines boys in 10th/12th results. The headline screams whenever the results are out. But where do all those girls end up. Why aren’t they visible in workplace? “India Has Second-Lowest Female Labour Force Participation Rate In South Asia.” Source: Business Standard “India’s urban female work-force participation rate (WPR) is Continue Reading

WHEN WE TALK ABOUT RAPE

Two girls Akanksha Sinha and Poorvika Mehra took to stage to explain consent by way of reciting a poem titled, “When We Talk About Rape“. The poem asserts on how a survivor of sexual assault and/or rape battle not just physical trauma but mental illness as well, as a result. Continue Reading

“I can’t see anything except blood”

By Aatryee Das So, what do you need? We need some hockey stick, bamboo sticks, iron rods, iron chains, kerosene, matches…. Okay! And who are your targets? That’s a very important question. First and foremost, you need to remember, we have mostly nothing to do with rich and famous people. Continue Reading

The Honour in Honour Killings

By Akanksha Mishra Falling in love? Homosexuality? Deciding for oneself? They sound like natural and healthy human instincts, don’t they? What if you got to know that 5000 women are ‘honourably’ murdered every year worldwide? And they’re killed 90% of the times by their father, brother or husband? Also Read: Continue Reading