More often than not, the life of a separated woman in our nation is no less than living hell. Being divorced unfortunately tends to overshadow any other qualities or achievements that a woman may possess. Marriage, separation, and divorce seem like faraway concepts to most twenty something year olds, including … Continue Reading
The recent back and forth artillery fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan seems to have caught the entire world off guard. It is not everyday that we hear of air to land combat taking place between countries. The sudden seeming conflict has actually been lying dormant for decades. Rising tensions between … Continue Reading
I was twelve when my father first drew a diagram of a family tree, every distant cousin, uncle, and aunt included, trying his best to familiarize me with their names. Being raised in a nuclear family meant likening seeing aforementioned relatives to a sacred pilgrimage- visiting them once a year … Continue Reading
You’re Wonderful Project is a non-profit organisation that is comprehensively trying to tackle the issues around mental health and working to remove the stigmas around the same. We at MTTN got the chance to interview Akhilesh Nair, one of the co-founders of the organisation, to talk about the work that … Continue Reading
Sex- a simple three-letter word, with mountains of shame and stigma attached to it. The way conversations die out when someone makes the monumental error of mentioning the word. The way it feels strange to even utter the word in casual conversation with your closest family members or friends. Haven’t … Continue Reading
Technological advancements, industrial growth, political scenarios, global demographic—the last few decades have seen enormous changes and transformation. In such a dynamic world, it is natural that perceptions across different generations differ as well. We might have clashes of opinions about social, political, or religious issues, or we might even … Continue Reading
Art has been a fixture for much of human history. It allows people to communicate abstract notions regarding their worldview by highlighting certain facets of reality or by depicting truths in fantastical forms. The structure for this subtext, however, lies in the narrative a creator chooses. This narrative can be … Continue Reading
Envision this. You come home late, tired from work. The floor is spotlessly clean, just the way you left it in the morning. There are no Legos sinisterly waiting for you to step on them, no notices requiring your signature, no homework to check, no worrying about tiffins to be … Continue Reading
Trigger Warning: mentions of sexual assault, violence against women, casteism, and sexism.
Manisha Valmiki, a 19-year-old Dalit woman, was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men on September 14, in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh.
She was grievously injured and had multiple fractures and injuries. She lay in … Continue Reading