Female Foeticide in India

If my family had been uneducated, entrenched in the patriarchal ways of thinking and steeped in the mire of traditionalist thoughts, the possibility of me not seeing the light of day would have been very high. Why? Because I am female. The sex ratio in India stands at 933:1000 (i.e. for every 1000 male births, … Continue reading Female Foeticide in India

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Crossing Borders

Stereotypes exist everywhere. Be it in your mind, in the media or in how you're served over a counter. Linked to the concept of stereotypes is the 'single story' - Chimamanda Adichie, in her TED talk, speaks about the danger of a single story, whereby hearing only one story about a particular place or person … Continue reading Crossing Borders