The vicious circle of menstrual taboos

“Today I learned something new at school. Periods. Mamma says I'm a big girl now. I should be careful and should not talk about it in front of Papa and my brother. I should also sit with closed legs and behave properly.” These are some of the eternal statements that young girls usually get to [...]


Marriages in India- a social obligation?

Why does young India get married? Or to be more precise, why does young educated urban/sub-urban India get married? The ideal answer(s) to this question would be: Because they have found the love of their lives, that person is the one for them, they want to wake up every morning next to them, they cannot [...]