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Victim (n) – One who is denied basic dignity

“Soundaryam Sarikku vinayayi,” – “Sari’s beauty became her curse.” This headline, along with the picture of a girl, hardly 17 years old, in one of the major Malayalam newspapers is still fresh in my memory. Equally fresh is the loud… Continue Reading →

Stop shaming suicide victims

There has been news of so many dowry-related deaths in the last few years that yet another case on yet another day shouldn’t shock me anymore, but it does. Almost all of the deaths owing to dowry harassment have been… Continue Reading →

Consequence-free Slut-shaming Ki Jai

Ever since this season’s Koffee with Karan episode featuring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh aired, my social media feed has been crowded with trolls, memes and even very serious posts slut-shaming her. While it irked me big time, as does… Continue Reading →

Postmortem Woes

I have always been scared of death, I won’t lie. But now it has become scarier. If earlier, the fear was of leaving behind my little world ever since I found my family, and all the things that I’ve wanted… Continue Reading →

Being Kind, Not Blind

‘Minnal Murali,’ that was released in 2021, was not just a fantastically made superhero movie, but also one that dealt with a delicate topic – what being an outcast can do to someone, as portrayed mind-blowingly by Guru Somasundaram. (Tiny… Continue Reading →

Dear Pavithra, I’m sorry

Two days back, Hari and I lost a dear friend. Along with a sense of extreme disbelief, the other feeling that grappled me was guilt. Here was a girl who was the absolute personification of positive energy and selfless love…. Continue Reading →

Fatties and Gold Diggers – From Masters of Unfunny Jokes

When Anant Ambani got engaged recently, all of Indian social media, or at least most of them, rejoiced – not because they were happy for the couple, but because they knew they could count on the trolls to come out… Continue Reading →

Divorce – Not A Certificate Of Failure

My mother was telling me of a fatal accident that her relative and family met with recently. While speaking about the accident and those involved, she told me that the relative’s son lived with her, along with his wife and… Continue Reading →

Equal Parenting – Norm, Not A Myth

It was Vedu’s kindergarten “graduation” day last weekend. That, in itself, could be theme for a whole other blog about how this culture of “graduation” for every single grade, not even separate phases of school – like kindergarten, primary school,… Continue Reading →

Unspoken Horrors of Postpartum Depression

Today I read yet another news article about a woman who killed her children and tried to kill herself while going through severe postpartum depression. And like always there were tons of comments under this news too about how she… Continue Reading →

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