BECAUSE A KID’S KNEE CAPS WERE BROKEN

BECAUSE A KID’S KNEE CAPS WERE BROKEN

I read something awful in the news last week about a kid. He was murdered. After the initial news, details started to emerge. He was 11, was on his way back from the mosque when he went missing. He wasn’t found for 24 hours. His body was discovered by the maintenance team on the rooftop next day, his Quran lying […]

SOLACE

SOLACE

Religious indoctrination is something that majority of us grow up with. Dogma is spoon fed to us from an early age, so much so that it becomes a living, breathing being inside of us, that entwines itself with our psyche and subconscious. It’s soothing voice guides us when we feel bereft, and consoles us when the world doesn’t make sense. […]

WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN SELDOM MAKE HISTORY

WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN SELDOM MAKE HISTORY

I heard this when I was 16. I didn’t understand it back then. Its meaning was vague to me. You see, growing up, all the women around me were pretty well behaved. Women Who observed social etiquettes, raised good children, waited for their husbands with warm food at the end of the day….. So why weren’t these women making history? […]