Hello ji: Womaning Talks #1

Menstruation jokes are not funny. Period. Hello ji, Next week’s post will officially be Womaning in India’s one-year anniversary post. I feel overwhelmed with all the love you have sent my way in the past year. And although just thinking about it makes me want to write a love saga for you, I will park... Continue Reading →

Lamps, lights, and limitless labour

The family that eats together... actually doesn't Hello ji, Men, I hope you had a great festive weekend. I hope you got to see loved ones.I hope your house was lit up with pretty lights and lamps.I hope the house was sparkling clean and there was a colourful rangoli gracing your doorstep.I hope the food... Continue Reading →

Attention: Womaning Community

A group, a podcast, and some new launches! Hello ji, I have been down with a bad case of the flu this week. Not The Flu, thankfully. Got my negative test results just yesterday, and the entire fam was like… So, please forgive me for not writing a new issue this week. I still wanted... Continue Reading →

A day to remember, a day to heal

The path to healing cuts through the taboo Trigger warning: Abortion, miscarriage Hello ji, I’ll be honest. I am going to remember this month as Womaning’s month of darkness. Four weeks back, I wrote the story of Swati - the doctor who had a 7-year-long abusive marriage, which included an MTP (Medical Termination of Pregnancy), and which... Continue Reading →

Divorcing in India

And what about the children? Trigger warning: Divorce, Domestic Abuse Hello ji, I attended a close friend's family wedding a few years back. At the wedding, I went to greet his family elders. I did not expect the conversation to go beyond pleasantries but found myself at the epicenter of a full-on family gossip session.... Continue Reading →

The Great Indian Dhakosla

A gut-wrenching story that hopefully gives you hope Hello ji, I am going to share just one story with you today which captures several aspects of Womaning in India. Things will get very dark this week, fair warning. But first, some happy wishes. Happy International Day of Sign Languages Yesterday was the International Day of Sign Languages.... Continue Reading →

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