Sonal Kellogg
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Independent journalist, writer, Child Sexual Abuse survivor & activist and a strong voice against sexual abuse.

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

On Mother's Day: Mothers, teach your sons respect, so that they never abuse others

Mothers can secure a safe future for many others by raising their own sons right.

LIFE

 |   7-minute read

No time to retire! Sarojben and Sharmistaben are 80+ and still revolutionising the Gujarati catering business

These two women pioneered the catering business in the early '80s when the professional kitchen was a male-dominated area. Over 30 years and running, they are still an inspiration.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Child Sexual Abuse: It's a huge problem in India. Why don't our netas care?

India has very high rates of children being sexually abused. Punishments have increased but rates of conviction are abysmally low. Why don't political parties make personal safety education a promise in their poll manifestos?

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Holi sweets, the Sindhi way: Reinventing the lost art of Sindhi sweet making

Geeyar, Pragiri, Tahiri or Koki are all tasty Sindhi sweets prepared on Holi. It's time to revisit their glories!

LIFE

 |   7-minute read

This Women’s Day, honour women the right way!

Treat her as a person first — not property, your family’s honour, or the keeper of your family’s sanskaars.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

I am the mother of a dyslexic daughter. Here’s why I think PM Modi should apologise for making fun of dyslexia

What kind of example is PM Modi setting? That it is okay to crack a joke at the expense of a person with disabilities?

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Pope Francis talks of ‘all-out’ battle against child sexual abuse: Is the Catholic Church in India listening?

Two recent cases in Kerala seem to suggest that the Church was interested in protecting the guilty, rather than standing up for the abused and the most vulnerable.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

How Gujarat's Christians are rallying for peace and the Pulwama martyrs

Christians pray for the nation and its leaders during regular church services and Sunday masses. But this time, the low-profile community felt the need to display their solidarity.

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

Festival of kites and good food: Make Uttarayan happier with our delicious recipes!

The iconic dishes of Uttarayan show the energy, verve and richly composite culture of Gujarat.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

A saviour called Savitribai: She stood tall against caste and gender oppression. Yet, Savitribai Phule is a forgotten hero

Although society threw cow dung at her, she fought for the right of Dalit girls to get an education, child brides to live with dignity and women to have equality in society. This bravery in 19th century India would be outstanding even today.