Wrestling Social Norms Out

Man: “It’s better to teach girls. It is better to send them to school.” Me: “You think so?”Man: “The whole village thinks so.”Me: “Why?”Man: “The boys are useless. The girls have made us proud.” Me: “How?”Man: “Have you heard of Sakshi Malik?”(Sakshi is the wrestler who won a bronze in...

It’s a Girl!

“Congratulations, you delivered a healthy baby girl! But considering your health condition and as your first child is a girl, I think you should try for the second child as soon as possible”, this is what my doctor from a reputed Hospital in New Delhi said to me just after my daughter was born in...