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Cheerleaders of Stalking

I started writing this blog back in July 2016 right after the gruesome murder of Swathi, a young girl of 24, by her stalker in Chennai. Rejecting his advances multiple times and choosing to not be with a guy she… Continue Reading →

Tearing down myths with ‘June’

I happened to see a Facebook review from someone of a new Malayalam movie called ‘June’. I hadn’t heard of this movie until then and even now it’s not the movie I am going to write about. Two points that… Continue Reading →

Story of my groom-not-to-be

Once upon a time I turned 25. That has been the worst year of my life, by far. Indian girls will be able to guess the reason behind this, I’m sure. For those who don’t understand – that was the… Continue Reading →

Treasure For Sale

Last month I was at my parents’ place in Kerala, showing our wedding album to Vedu in an effort to engage her for some time. Hari and my parents were there too. I kept admiring myself shamelessly, telling Hari “Look… Continue Reading →

Beautiful I was, Beautiful I am

I guess it’s after the first five years of our life that we start taking comments on how we look seriously. Who remembers what people said before that? And anyway, until you are four or five, people will say you… Continue Reading →

The anti-feminist troop

If I had a dollar for every single person blaming feminism and feminists for anything bad (or good) that any woman does, and says it is like an evil plague, I would be a millionaire by the end of this… Continue Reading →

Welcoming the #MeToo Revolution

It has been quite some time since the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements took Hollywood by storm. Many idols fell and thousands of women from across the world and across professions joined in to narrate the harrowing experiences they had faced… Continue Reading →

The hopelessness in hope

No matter how much I try to believe that whatever happened to me as a kid will never happen to my little girl, the world we live in won’t let me believe it. Every single day I see news pieces… Continue Reading →

Woman – Woman’s Worst Enemy

Have you heard of the saying “A woman is woman’s worst enemy?” When I Googled to see if I am using it correctly I found so many articles written on the same topic. That just showed how many people believe… Continue Reading →

Ladies’ Seat: A Feminist Conundrum

I travelled by metro rail after a month or so this weekend. And you know what? There is a Ladies’ coach in Hyderabad metro now. My first thought was “Why do we need a Ladies’ coach in a metro train… Continue Reading →

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