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    Rape 101: Conversations on Rape with Teenage Daughter

    Rape is in the air! Sad but true! The only good thing about Rape being in the air is that everyone is talking about it. Unlike multiple generations till now, it is not being silently brushed under the carpet or hidden inside dirty laundry never to be seen or cleaned again. My daughter and I had our first conversation about rape, 4 years ago when the documentary on Nirbhaya was released. These days there are many more – Kathua, Unnao, Surat, Indore. The list seems endless. Each act more horrifying than the other. Each day, as my daughter reads about one more case, her faith in humanity diminishes a little.…

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    Change starts at Home

    I never intended my blog to be something talking about social issues only. However, given the events in the recent past and the sentiments surrounding them, I end up writing about these myself.  Another brutal crime, this time much closer to home and we have shock, anger, frustration coming out in all public forums. From blaming men, to blaming the country legal systems, we the intelligent beings will try and assign the blame to everyone but ourselves. We have answers for what our leaders should do, what the men should do, but we never question what we do ourselves.  Men are not born in a different world than us women.…