Let’s Talk About the Farmers’ Protest

Let’s Talk About the Farmers’ Protest

As a descendant of farmers from both Rajasthan and Punjab, the past few months, more particularly the past week, have been both troubling and inspiring. Growing up, my parents always shared stories about visiting their pinds (villages) during summer holidays and playing in the fields, enjoying the clean air, eating fresh fruit, making makhan (butter) [...]

Believe Survivors

Believe Survivors

Whether you are having lunch at the office, sitting in a classroom, or watching the news, the term sexual violence is at the forefront of all conversations. It's safe to say that the #MeToo movement has affected the lives of both men and women around the world. However, for survivors of sexual violence, this movement [...]

Online Violence Against Women in Politics

Online Violence Against Women in Politics

Violence against women is not a new phenomenon. Women of all ages, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, genders and abilities have always faced discrimination. However, women have fought tirelessly to have their voices be heard in all aspects of life. In particular, the global suffrage movement is one that has pushed societies worldwide towards a [...]

The Time to Talk About Gun Control is Now

The Time to Talk About Gun Control is Now

I may not be American, but by living in a border city with direct personal connections to people living in the US, makes American issues my issues. It's not just about having connections with Americans, but rather the fact that fellow human beings living across the border are faced with pain due to senseless violence. No matter where [...]