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 →

Urban Slap

Male service providers vs their female clients Hello ji, This week is the closest I have come to skipping this newsletter since I started writing it. In my defence, I have a pretty good excuse. I am moving my house tomorrow. A week spent juggling lease agreements, flat handovers, RWA formalities, and uninstallation/reinstallation of every... Continue Reading →

Are you the “Office Mom”?

Think again: Who takes all the meeting notes? Hello ji, Once upon a time, I remembered the birthday of a kind colleague and reminded the boss. The boss thanked me and said, “Why don’t we order a cake for him?” Of course, when he said that, he really meant “Why don’t you order a cake for him?”... Continue Reading →

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