Democracy

Issues related with various rights, resistance, justice movements, people’s struggles. Awareness mongering to the hilt. Giving voice to causes that need it, bringing to attention things that may be missed. Countering propaganda, undermining discrimination. This area tries to fix the world, one starfish at a time.

Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 5 : Shehari

Earlier: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Returning to the city was trauma. Big time. I was a fish out of water. I lost track of the times I left doors unlocked (just latched), while hopping across to a shop, ruined food, because I didn’t heat or refrigerate it, stayed awake from the sound […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 4 : My Terms

Earlier: A Life in Clothes part 1, part 2, part 3 While my first escape from home was an epic in insecurity, I had learned a lot from it. Most importantly, that the world had not ended. I was alive. A little worse for the wear, but I was ok. This article is of necessity […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 3 : The World of Men

This is the third of a five part series. Earlier parts are A Life in Clothes – Part 1 : Childhood and A Life in Clothes – Part 2 : Teenage This then was my grand attempt at freedom. A freedom with the price tag of leaving behind everyone close to me. In other ways, […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 2 : Teenage

Raw version. Publishing before I lose guts. Will take a look for editing in a couple of days. This is Part 2. You can read Part 1 here A Life in Clothes – Part 1 : Childhood Right along with puberty and the information that I was a “young woman” as I secretly liked being […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A life in clothes – Part 1: Childhood

Raw version. Publishing before I lose guts. Will take a look for editing in a couple of days. As I was thinking of the Besharami Morcha coming up in Delhi, I found myself reflecting on clothes. I looked for examples I could “use” and found a narrative of my life in clothing. I grew up […]

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