The String of Pearls

Over the past few years, India has been locked into a soft-war with China ever since it announced the building of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor that was to be built in Pakistan as a segment of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Ever since, India has been objecting the project and has furthermore amassed international …

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Pujanomics

Kolkata and Durga Puja go as synonymously as Agra and the Taj Mahal, Cricket and Sachin or, the Parliament and fruitful debate (in theory at least!). The Puja craze has evolved over the years to grow from being a mere passion to a major economic and financial prospect which accounts for a little over 10% …

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Healing Is A Journey

Healing is often accompanied by the phrase “one day you’ll get there!” It’s made to sound as if it’s a predestined journey with a specific destination. But do we really know what this ‘there’ is? Or where it is, or how we even measure how far we’ve come? The recent wave of mental health awareness …

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Isolation of Slum Population

What are the first stereotypical thoughts that comes in your mind when you encounter the word “slum” or when referred to slum population? You may hear people referring to the following terms- illiterates, filthy and scattered houses, unhygienic people and the greatest of all being the place where the criminals are born. It’s quite ironical …

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All About Custodial Rape

With an increase in crime rate against women, one form of rape which is highly questionable and often ignored is Custodial Rape. When someone in power breach on their responsibility and misuse their postition and power, it becomes way too difficult for the survivor to find a way out to get justice. In the general …

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Adolescent Girls in the era of COVID 19

Adolescents constitute about 22% of India’s population, with girls constituting almost half of this group. For every person, adolescence is a stimulating time as it a phase of physical and psychological shift in lives, that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. This teenage life brings with it, equal measures of dread and excitement. …

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What Are The Rights Of A Trans person?

We often differentiate a group of people in the society who are biologically and physically different from natural gender construction and we identify them as transgenders. The word transgender refers to the people or the individuals of different age and sex or whose appearance, behavior or characteristics are different from men and women which are …

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