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

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.

LIFE

 |   7-minute read

All Indian pickles are great, but non-vegetarian pickles are the best!

The pickling of meats and fish is traditionally popular in the four Southern Indian states, and Goa. There's logic and great taste to the age-old practice. Discover both with three delicious recipes.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

For child victims of incest, foster care is better than institutionalisation, but there's no effort to promote this

Traumatised children are put in Child Care Institutions till their hearing ends in court, which often only victimises them all the more.

LIFE

 |   9-minute read

Yes, Gujaratis are mostly vegetarian. But they have the best winter food

From NaMo to Isha Ambani, this winter is warmed by news of Gujaratis. But how do Gujaratis keep warm through the chill months? Through their delicious cuisine and their wise use of seasonal vegetables.

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

A former UPA minister tried to kiss me on the mouth each time we met

Today, MJ Akbar is in the eye of a harassment storm. But UPA ministers got away with the same. A survivor's personal account.