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How to celebrate girl child day

October 11, 2017
girl child day

Do not reject us, Celebrate us   More than 5,00,000 girls are killed in India every year even before they are born. Each year 2 million girls between the ages of 5 – 15 are trafficked, sold or coerced into the sex trade worldwide.   These stats break my heart.   To improve these stats, UN has decided to celebrate girl child day each year since 2011. Let’s celebrate girl child day and contribute a little towards their safe and…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Girl ! Don’t you dare step out

August 10, 2017
women being molested

*What was she doing on Road at 12 in the night?* *And she was drunk too*   Did anyone questioned the presence of Men around her or if Why they are drunk? No, because our Brains are hardwired to question Females, right from the childhood. Be it any stage of Life – Childhood, Youth, Married or otherwise, Mother or Grandmother- We are free to question her Decisions, her Choices and her way of Living.   The other day when Family…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 Indian superstitions we still believe in

February 20, 2017
INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions are beliefs related to the cultural milieu of a nation and Indian superstitions are no exception. Even though we deny believing them but still go wary when its talked about. Do you believe in them? or if you are like me who doesn’t believe but cannot speak against it as people around you believe in them. Indian Superstitions I have come across   1. If you flip the slippers down or over each other, you’ll have bad luck.  …

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Dwindling Festival Gleam

October 27, 2016
indian festival of lights

How are you planning to celebrate the Indian festival of lights? Its Diwali time again and childhood memories have already started whirling around. Lighting lighting everywhere…Its like a tonic to the eyes and mind. There is an Aroma in the air – Fragrances of Sweets and Essence. I personally love this generation old tradition of gifting your loved ones. The excitement and joy wrapped up in these add to the gleam of the festival. Sometimes, It seems like a Barter…

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PARENTING SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Ma, even I was the Victim #Fiction #Child abuse stories

August 2, 2016
child abuse stories

Most of the Child abuse stories remain hidden under the carpet. Sometimes, victims are reluctant to share them, sometimes its because of the pressure of the Family. But every hidden story pave the way for a new one. A news was flashing on the screen- A child was sexually exploited by one of the neighbor. Ma feels proud of herself when she see her children- she did not let them to fall in prey to this misdeed. Her daughter, who…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS SPIRITUAL

How Community Kitchens are binding all religions

July 13, 2016
community kitchens

Sharing food is as old as time itself. When we share food, it draw us closer to Humanity and to the Creator. To feed Hungry is one of the commonest ways to serve Humanity. It eliminates hatred and cultivate Love among people irrespective of the caste and creeds. Community kitchens (also called collective kitchens) are community-based cooking programs where groups of people come together to prepare meals and serve others. It binds people together. At a time when religious intolerance…

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LIFE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Holi Tales

March 20, 2016
happy holi

A very Happy Holi to all the readers. What a Joy to share the happy Holi tales of childhood which reminds us of colors and fun. Holi always brings out the hidden child in each one of us. I am proud to be part of a Country where this Colorful festival is celebrated to bring harmony into the relationships and Life. I really miss the Holi celebration when we were far away from the facts and statistics and when we…

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PEOPLE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 things we Indians should give up

March 8, 2016
Indian habits

Every nation, culture or society has some annoying habits but being an Indian myself, I wish my fellow men to give up these 10 Indian habits. Its high time we leave these habits as they reflect a bad picture. 10 Indian Habits we should give up-   Breaking traffic rules We cut the Queues. We Break the Traffic signals. We don’t respect Traffic Cop. Turn the newspaper and you will read about endless incidents proving my point.   Unnecessary Honking…

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PARENTING SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Prejudice is meant to be broken

March 1, 2016
prejudice

There are many prejudices in our Society which are forwarded from 1 generation to another. One of the prejudice is related to LAUNDRY which is supposed to be a Women’s job. Like every week, my Husband was back home with a bag full of unwashed clothes. Mother-in-law asked me to empty the bag and put those clothes to wash. I was happily doing this till I got loaded with my Motherly responsibilities. I started expecting him to take this task…

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