Posts By sanya jain

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A Changed Person

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“So pretty, so smart, such a waste of a young heart..” These lines, for some reason, echoed in my head as I looked at her. I was seeing her after four or five years, we…

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Women or Goddess?

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We Indians have a weird way of going about things. We destroy the very things we pretend to revere. I’m referring, of course, to our practice of worshipping goddesses and treating women in real life…

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Life in Delhi

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Life in Delhi is not easy if you are a female. The Nirbhaya gang rape in December only brought to the attention of the whole country what every girl of the capital knew all along-…

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Consent is Essential

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Over the past few years, I have come to realize something. The culture of consent is totally absent in our society. It can be something very simple, say, you know someone who doesn’t eat meat….

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Clothes Cause Rape

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This is something I have been meaning to write about for a long time now, but maybe because I relate so closely to this topic and maybe because of how much it angers me to…

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Why Stereotypes are Stupid

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Generalizations are regressive. They hurt. Let me explain why. Stereotyping, according to a psychology textbook, is a fixed and over-generalized belief about a community, a group or a set of people. It is the cognitive…

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India in Ten Quotes

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You know what? I’m tired today. I’m tired of the way things are (not) working out in my country. I may not be a big fan of Mallika Sherawat but full power to her for…

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Everyday Patriarchy

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Patriarchy is something that affects all of us, whether it is in a direct in-your-face way or an obscure gesture, word or action that leaves you feeling unworthy. In some way or the other, all…

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