After the Centre enforced the nationwide lockdown on March 25, two Bangalore based teenagers were firstly excited at the thought of board exams getting postponed. Tia Poovayya and Niketa Khanna, both students of Mallya Aditi International School, however soon learnt that there were a lot of people struggling to access even basic need items amid … Read more Meet Niketa And Poovayya, Teenagers Providing Sanitary Kits To Migrant Women Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Digital schooling a cause of tribulation for children and a load for mothers
“Digital schooling in the Internet age means teaching tomorrow skills today.” Digital schooling: where about! Integrating technology in digital education is a complex issue taking many forms that differ in purpose. It can range from replicating existing educational practices as tools for transforming education to bring about new learning. Child’s education is an important factor- … Read more Digital schooling a cause of tribulation for children and a load for mothers
Here’s why COVID-19 Crisis Could result in more Child Marriages & Female Genital Mutilation
UNFPA claimed that an additional 13 million girls could be married off and two million more could undergo FGM in the next decade, beyond what would be normally expected. The coronavirus crisis could push millions of more girls into child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), the United Nations said. “The pandemic both makes our … Read more Here’s why COVID-19 Crisis Could result in more Child Marriages & Female Genital Mutilation
A Feminist Should Believe In The Power Of Women As Much As In The Power Of Anyone Else!
From time’s up pins to what not, the feminist movement has split over onto the streets of India to Indian women. Adrienne Rich said – “We do not think of the power stolen from us or the power withheld from us, in the name of the institution of motherhood.” What is feminism, and what about … Read more A Feminist Should Believe In The Power Of Women As Much As In The Power Of Anyone Else!
How to Deal With Children and Exams: The Parental Guide
Exams not only help to get good marks, secure a better stream, or a scholarship, but a successful performance in exams can help boost the confidence of a child. While your child is facing a lot of pressure from school, friends and society, it’s your turn as a parent to make your child motivated and … Read more How to Deal With Children and Exams: The Parental Guide
Virginity: an Age-Old Cultural Tool to Control Women’s Sexuality
It has far been oversimplified, the sexual bifurcation of people, with women being the focal point of all socio-cultural narrative in a traditional culture especially in the Indian context. One of them is whether she is a virgin or a non-virgin. An act of sex that probably lasts for not more than five minutes can … Read more Virginity: an Age-Old Cultural Tool to Control Women’s Sexuality
Periods and Pandemic : How the world is dealing with it?
#MondayMenstruation Lockdown due to coronavirus all over India has made it difficult to fulfill the basic hygiene requirements! In India, the extension of lockdown had a severe impact on the accessibility to these hygiene products. Due to this reason, it is getting difficult for women to sustain their hygiene in secrecy and dignity. How exactly … Read more Periods and Pandemic : How the world is dealing with it?
Not All Heroes Wear Capes, Here Is a Tribute To All Dads
Courtesy the liberalisation in the 90s as well as an increase in travel by youngsters in the naughties, Indians are now increasingly aware of cultural events across the globe and have also adopted some of them. Father’s day is one such occasion dedicated to fathers. In our country, during festivals, we celebrate the mother- ‘maa’ … Read more Not All Heroes Wear Capes, Here Is a Tribute To All Dads
Things every man should understand and know when their partner is pregnant
There’s no greater news than knowing that you are going to be a father. There will be someone who will call you dad and will look up to you and think of you as their superhero. Can you believe that there’s a life inside your partner that is living and fragile? Well, the moment is … Read more Things every man should understand and know when their partner is pregnant
Growing As A Parent
Parenting has never been limited to just the biological parents but has spread from the father or mother to elderly siblings, step-parents, grandparents, legal guardians, aunts, uncles or further family members, or pals. Governments and society also play a major role in bringing up a child. Whether the child is growing in a nuclear family, … Read more Growing As A Parent