Post-marriage depression is often slipped under the rugs of an 'adjustment phase'. This devoids the issue of importance and due treatment.
Solitude is privilege and having it is a constant fight, never more so when patriarchy feels threatened. How dare you live alone, it must mean that the world is entitled to your body, you slut?
Romanticisation of mental illness is an awful attempt at making them ‘beautiful’.This trend portrays mental health as ‘edgy’ and ‘cool’.
"I was diagnosed with chronic anxiety disorder and this is my story." - Shreyasi Bose
It is impossible to overstate what a difficult thing it is to be a transgender Muslim girl in a conservative rural village in West Bengal.
Emotional abuse is a form of domestic violence is often overlooked, trivialised, and discounted, even by the person suffering the abuse.
Sibling abuse is an elephant in the room in many families, and in the larger society as well, where it is more often than not shrugged off as ‘Sibling Rivalry’.
There are 50% more chances of a woman being depressed than a man in India.
Some women get postpartum depression after childbirth, leading to guilt for not wanting to care for the baby in the way expected of them.
To have a healthier engagement with the movement, it is important for us to prioritise self-care and take care of ourselves emotionally.