Romanticisation of mental illness is an awful attempt at making them ‘beautiful’.This trend portrays mental health as ‘edgy’ and ‘cool’.
Post-marriage depression is often slipped under the rugs of an 'adjustment phase'. This devoids the issue of importance and due treatment.
"I was diagnosed with chronic anxiety disorder and this is my story." - Shreyasi Bose
Emotional abuse is a form of domestic violence is often overlooked, trivialised, and discounted, even by the person suffering the abuse.
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?
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.
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’.
Let's talk about a heavily tabooed yet extremely important topic, that is, toxic families.
There are 50% more chances of a woman being depressed than a man in India.
Most people who saw me regularly at the time would vouch that I was perfectly happy and normal. That doesn’t change the reality that I was experiencing intimate partner rape.