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The Fast and the Furious – Karva Chauth

…”At the age of 15, I was told by undertaking the Jaya Parvati fast, God would bless me with my rich Prince Charming (P.S Dear God, I think mine got lost somewhere on the way!)…” Does Karva Chauth hold significance today to the 21st century woman? Read my latest feature here in The Asian Today Originally […]

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Draupadi Disrobed

“Is forcing more constraints on what a woman may wear or not wear making her daily life any easier??” Read my new feature Draupadi Disrobed for The Asian Today here. Originally published here.

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Brexit for the Brown Girl – BBC Radio London

In conversation with BBC Radio London’s Shyama Perera, discussing Brexit’s impact on South Asians. Listen to the full interview here   

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Brexit for the Brown Girl – Sh** Just Got Real!

“….Racism never died, it needed the fuel to leverage its existence and was accelerated by the exploitation of this political tug of war within the nation.…” Just when you thought you had read enough on Brexit, think again. Check out my Brown Girl Magazine Feature here: Brexit for the Brown Girl – Sh** Just Got […]

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My Big Fat Indian Non Wedding

”..Whilst weddings are assumed to be the most appropriate place to ask inappropriate questions, trust me when I say that sarcasm is a tried and tested method, which will fail miserably.” Read my do’s and don’ts for the Indian Wedding Season in The Asian Today here Also featured in USA’s Brown Girl Magazine  Originally published here

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The Woman that is You

..”As spectators, we applaud the likes of Hilary Clinton or Malala as role models, but how much are we encouraging or even acknowledging the inspiring women within our own homes?..” What does International Women’s Day mean to you. Read my feature in The Asian Today here Originally published here

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L is for me..

…”I love you. Everyone wants to hear those three words don’t they? But why is it so easy to forget the I in I love you?…” Read the full article in the Asian Today on what should really matter this Valentine’s Day here Originally published here

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

“..Born into a culture that prides itself on unity and togetherness, what has created this thread of apprehension and shame that pulls her away from reaching for that hand to seek comfort in.” Read the full blog here in USA’s Brown Girl Magazine here Originally published here  

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The Asian Silence

“..At a time, where the UK has seen a huge growth in charities and refuges specifically for women of ethnic minorities, the fear of raising a voice suppresses even those who are aware of their options because their cultural base has already set the foundation of inequality..” Article now published in The Asian Today Originally […]

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The Age of Her

.”..as Asian women, at which point does our age become the barrier against individualism?..”  Tackling the age stereotypes, read the latest feature, The Age of Her, in The Asian Today. Originally published here    

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