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How I am deconstructing PCOD, one comic panel a day

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article online that featured the comments made by the principal of the Government Polytechnic College in Mumbai. She said, “I have heard theories on why girls suffer from PCODs (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) at an early age. When they dress like men, they start thinking or behaving like…

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Powerful quotes by women, for women

Literally some quotes to boost your confidence and make you feel great. Estée Lauder “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” Beyonce Knowles “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.” Oprah Winfrey “Step out of the history that is holding you back.…

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How chasing my dream took me to the remotest corners of the world!

“I can’t do this. I want to get back home. What was I thinking?” That was me, howling in the middle of a breathtakingly beautiful village called Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert in France on an ISD call to my husband in India. The beauty didn’t matter; I could hear my son crying in the background and I was…

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I have a question. Why do I have to look pretty?

Pictures of white, skinny women were circulated and they told us, ‘Hey, male-dominated population…this is what we will call pretty henceforth and this is how we will get one section of women pitted against the other’. Guess what happened then? We went after this bizarre notion like crazy. But then we thought, hey this isn’t…