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Child Sexual Assault: The Silent Epidemic.

August 1, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

We were standing on the platform at the Varanasi Junction, waiting for some people to arrive in town. My colleague, Ajay, a grassroots activist from Varanasi, was standing beside me.  “There are a lot of children wandering alone at this station,” I told him, “I don’t think I’ve ever seen Read More

Domestic Violence: An Incomplete Portrait.

July 10, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Domestic violence: Scene 1 She watched me from behind the bench, holding a bag of tomatoes in one hand. After a good while she walked up to me and gestured for me to remove my headphones.  “I’ve been watching you for so many days,” she said, “You are so strong Read More

Dating: Once Bitten and Many Times Shy

June 21, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Dating! Once Bitten and Many Times Shy Dating is fun with its complexities involved. And the billion dollar question with men is the asking out part. It becomes a little more difficult when you don’t really know what clicks or what could click to the girl you might be having Read More

June – The Virtual Assistant

May 31, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Once upon a time there lived a girl named June. She is simple, she liked clouds, and she often talked to clouds. She had a smile, that mischievous smile, which often make people wonder what was she upto. Her elder sister, Siri was smart, she was the voice of common Read More

Cutting Through Stigma: Transgender Women and Health

May 17, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

Living as a transgender woman in India means facing multiple levels of stigma and discrimination when navigating even the most basic health services. The problems find their roots at the fundamental level as understanding the anatomical, medical, and healthcare concerns of transgender persons is still not a part of Medicine Read More

All I need is a hug

March 21, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

I am an adult with late diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome which is a form of autism. My brain is not wired like the rest you. I feel emotions and have feelings like most of you but sometime it becomes really difficult for me to put them to words. What non Read More

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