In Conversation with Mishti Khatri

In Conversation with Mishti Khatri

With the coronavirus pandemic limiting our mobility, people around the world have turned to exercise indoors as a stress-buster and a way to stay healthy. Initiatives like these have led to the inculcation of new lifestyle changes. Having said that, the pandemic has affected the physical and mental health of…

The Morsel and the Mind

The Morsel and the Mind

An Account of a Mother’s Battle with Childhood Anorexia in her Pre-Teen DaughterTen thousand and two hundred deaths (US) each year are the direct result of an eating disorder — that’s one death every 52 minutes.[1]  A grim statistic on a condition that is still considered a stigma…

Rainbow certified therapist, is that you?

Rainbow certified therapist, is that you?

Through the lived experiences of non-binary people, Shauna James speaks about the need for mental health professionals who are sensitised towards the LGBTQIA+ community. As these people share their experiences, it is clear that many mental health professionals come with biases and reductionist beliefs that aim at finding streamlined cures…

Patriarchy in the Digital Realm: Exploring Barriers to Women’s Digital Empowerment

Patriarchy in the Digital Realm: Exploring Barriers to Women’s Digital Empowerment

India is going through a digital revolution that is led by mobile phones. Important services like finance, healthcare, education, and social security are being delivered through mobile phones. This holds promise for empowering large sections of the Indian population that were hard-to-serve so far. However, existing real-life social, economic, and…

Shattering Stereotypes - Slow but Steady

Shattering Stereotypes - Slow but Steady

Boys like blue. Girls like pink. Men drive better. Women cook better. For decades sweeping generalizations have dominated everyday conversation reducing individuals to little more than puppets of societal perception. Giving you a fresh perspective, our young writer, Ruta Bagal, traces how gender stereotypes have evolved over the years by…