From a young age I’ve seen many women in my family go through major difficulties when becoming newlyweds and moving into their new in-laws’ houses. Now in my 20s, more of the friends and family I grew up with are going through similar struggles, like the older generation – not exactly the same, but both […]Read more "The unrealistic expectations for South Asian brides needs to end "
This September, India’s Supreme Court ruled that gay sex is no longer to be a criminal offence and that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a fundamental violation of human rights. This news was celebrated by the world and hailed as a huge milestone for the country, and for LGBT rights in general – the […]Read more "India decolonising the homophobic legacy of the British Empire"
The Bhagavad Gita is the ancient Indian holy book that became an important work of Hindu tradition in terms of literature, spirituality, and philosophy. The Bhagavad Gita became a section of a massive Indian epic named “The Mahabharata”, the world’s longest epic poem – it covers every aspect of human life from our relationships, weaknesses, […]Read more "How the Mahabharata’s key messages reflect society today"
AI algorithms are becoming a greater part of our daily professional and personal lives; therefore, tech companies and search engines have a responsibility to make sure the results are accurate in reflecting different types of people in a non-biased way. Artificial intelligence has recently been criticized for amplifying sexist and racist biases from the real […]Read more "Are algorithms racist and sexist?"
In the last month, we heard the news of Toys R Us facing financial crisis and claiming bankruptcy and loyal fans took to Twitter to voice their trials and tribulations. The real question is how did this happen? Did children lose interest? Could the brand not keep up with the competition of today’s gadgets? The truth is Toys R […]Read more "Toys R Us – what happened?"
Here are 5 reasons why having a diverse workforce can make a positive difference for small, medium and large businesses.Read more "5 Reasons Why Diversity is Key in the Workplace"
It was clear they thought women were only needed for the sexual gratification of men’s sexual urges and to fulfil society’s expectations of marriage and produce children. It made me realise that perhaps this is also why India has a huge rape culture problem?Read more "Hypersexuality & Rape Culture – India’s Blurred Lines"