#Racism, People

Food, Identity and Racism

Food is Identity. Years ago when I was in school, a new girl had just joined the class, she was from the North East of India. On her first day she brought two small tiffin boxes, the first had rice and the second had a vegetable curry which looked very different to the normal Indian… Continue reading Food, Identity and Racism

feminism, People

The fight against FGM/C

(This post is a part of our series on Young People who are making the world a better place) FGM or Female Genital Mutilation is something much more common than we think it is, it's a medival and horrendous practice that has survived and thrived over the years. It is not only a huge violation… Continue reading The fight against FGM/C

India, People, poetry

She’s India

India is Gandhi, Patel, Shashtri and Nehru India is Sadbhavna, Satya, Swaraj and Ahimsa India¬† is Kashi, Kali, Jaganath and¬†Meenakshi India is Shivaji, Akbar, Ashoka and Babur India is St. Francis Xavier, Sri Krishna and Sheik Salim Chishti She is the towering figure of Indira, Vajpayee and Rajiv, India is the snow capped Himalayas, She… Continue reading She’s India