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On September 14th, a woman belonging to the Dalit Valmiki caste was raped by four upper caste Thakur men. Not only did the victim succumb to her injuries, on September 29th, the Uttar Pradesh police cremated her body without her parent’s consent after barricading the family inside of their home. People are angry. The […]READ MORE
How does one broach a conversation that is difficult? It is honestly hard to say, with full accuracy, how one can begin a conversation that is difficult and will not end in hostile conflict. But there are things we can consider when approaching a topic that is sensitive and difficult. But before we get […]READ MORE
“ … looked on the bright side, got keratitis.” —wonderful life by Bring Me The Horizon Let’s talk about the Happiness Industrial Complex — it’s the industry that is really focused on making people happy, inside and out. Unfortunately, it is killing us. The Happiness Industry is massive business — we are […]READ MORE
Sima Taparia is a middle-aged Indian matchmaker who travels to and fro from Mumbai and the US to meet various clients who wish to have their partners matched by her. Indian women and men seek her services to help them find their perfect partner, and she is more than happy to zip between countries to […]READ MORE
What does “non-binary” refer to? The term “non-binary” refers to those who do not exclusively identify as a man or a woman, or who may identify as both a man and a woman, or may fall outside of these categories altogether. Non-binary folks can also identify as transgender, though not every non-binary person is […]READ MORE
There is always work to be done. There is a culture that requires and rewards us to “rise and grind”. It is an ethic that is so deeply baked into our culture, our social norms, and our institutions that there is simply no room for unhappiness. Perhaps unhappiness exists and continues to exist because […]READ MORE
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has given a directive to our NGO – Sakshi to design, customize and deliver Workshops on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSOA 2012) for the NSS Students of 40,000 Colleges across India. Workshops started in 2018.