Vichitra Amarnathan
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English   |   Bangla

Branded Content expert; enjoys writing about social issues.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

Women's Day: Diamonds, dresses, dates? What is today about anyway? Here's what

Let us talk of 'celebrating' Women's Day when we have the right to identity, the right to menstrual hygiene and the right to orgasm.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

The pressure to look good is killing women. Some, slowly. Some, by suicide

Society piles on the pressure upon women to look great, thin, fashionable, perfectly made-up, with fabulous hair and terrific figures. Those who don't meet these standards feel thrust aside. Often, brutally

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Why Indian men are chauvinists; could it be their mothers?

The irony is that many men grow up to hate the very entity they are excessively dependent on - women.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

HUMOUR

 |   5-minute read

What if women were treated like cows in India?

Artist-feminist Sujatro Ghosh encouraged women to wear cow masks as a form of protest.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

What these 4 women characters from Indian mythology tell us about rape culture

Time we relook at patriarchy because it's directly linked to sexual crimes against women.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Calling your mother-in-law your mother won't make it hum saath saath hain

Why are young women ready to take new people for their parents and struggle in a relationship that is supposed to be equal?

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

Let's get real before we can say let's talk about depression

We need to see that insanity or a 'sound mind' exists as much in an individual with mental health conditions as any other person.

VOICES

 |   3-minute read