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Attending The Delhi International Queer Theatre And Film Festival 2016

Attending The Delhi International Queer Theatre And Film Festival 2016


14 Dec 2016

But after stepping inside the very building of NCUI Auditorium only, I was told to fill a form. The one question which started driving me crazy and still doing that was, what is your reason for attending this fest.

Thinking Through Gender And Identity

Thinking Through Gender And Identity


12 Dec 2016

Simone de Beauvior in her book “The Second Sex” says that “one is not born a woman, but becomes one.” She explains that gender differences are…

Explaining The Fellowship To My Uncle

Explaining The Fellowship To My Uncle


6 Dec 2016

Random uncle meeting after 7 years. Let’s call him RU RU: Where are you these days? Delhi or Gurgaon? Me: Indore! RU: Indore?? Wahan kya hai?…

What Is Sexual Harassment?

What Is Sexual Harassment?


3 Dec 2016

Recently I attended a workshop on sexual harassment. Dhriiti and Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. organized the workshop to aware its beautypreneur trainees of Mongolpuri area of…

Connecting The Dots

Connecting The Dots


1 Dec 2016

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in…

Aga Bai Areccha

Aga Bai Areccha


1 Dec 2016

‘Development of SHG’s.’ I was pretty excited with this job profile. And the day arrived when the first meeting was scheduled. As soon as I entered…

Are We Selling Our Sons?

Are We Selling Our Sons?


30 Nov 2016

“Marriage is a transaction.”– As rightly said by one of my co-fellows, I believe this is the simplest yet honest definition of marriage. All the celebrations,…

Dividend Or Liability?

Dividend Or Liability?


30 Nov 2016

India has the world’s largest youth population with more than 41% of the population lying under the age of 20, half the population between the age…

Do Women Really Need Empowerment?

Do Women Really Need Empowerment?


29 Nov 2016

Picture: www.foter.com “Meri pariwar waale mujhe aur padhne nahi dete”- an angst of a 18 years girl, who wants continue her study. “Mujhe to apna kuch…

Of Disturbing Instances, Gender Disparities And Taking Charge

Of Disturbing Instances, Gender Disparities And Taking Charge


28 Nov 2016

It was just another day in one of the villages of South Madhya Pradesh. A colleague and I were passing through the half-broken muddy roads, to…