My sister is silent; running through random pages of novels which I had never read. As if looking for me. The page flickers against Her hand; struggling, not to turn. As if bidding adieu.
PFAS tainting Rainwater quality! Is it still safe? 0 (0)
It is a widely accepted norm that rainwater is a safe source of drinking water, as it supplies many of our water bodies. But the latest studies demonstrate novel insights into persistent chemical pollution and rainwater contamination.
Accessibility and India 0 (0)
During my junior year of college, I had to pass through the settlement of workers and gardeners to reach the railway station.
Code Switching 0 (0)
Language is a mode of communication through which feelings are expressed and messages are delivered verbally. Every country across the globe has its official language while some countries have regional and local languages, which make them multilingual. From the 16th century, the Britishers started making their moves to expand their kingdom overseas. Capturing the territories […]
Is H&M Just Talking the Talk? 5 (3)
The dangers of global warming have been spreading like wildfire. To slow down the inevitable from happening, people from all over the world have been inculcating habits that are environment friendly. Plastic straws are replaced with paper straws, reusable glasses have been in the making. Restaurants, arcades, tourist places, and so many more places are implementing nature friendly services.
Reimagining Makeup: A Gender Neutral Endeavour 4.5 (2)
Is makeup just for women? Gen-Z says not at all. From the plethora of tutorials available on social media to the profusion of brands offering gender-neutral makeup, the stride of the current generation seems to be on the path of making beauty everyone’s business.
The Sexist School Culture 5 (2)
Educational institutions serve as important agents of socialization, especially for young children, and remain so well into their late teenage years, therefore whatever they learn here has a lifelong impact on them. However, educational institutions as socializing agents are not isolated, in fact they are often shaped by and mimic the world outside, so it is only normal that the norms defining the society get passed on to institutions such as schools. Astoundingly, this logic is often used to justify the patriarchal standards of judgment, hypocrisy, sexism, and misogynistic practices actively taking place in schools from the smallest of things like boys being asked to carry notebooks or move chairs, to the bigger things like not having a girls cricket or football team, it is not uncommon to see instances of sexism in schools. Even girls-only schools are not absolved from this accusation.
The Great Resignation: Another COVID-19 Phenomenon For The History Books 5 (1)
The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the world. People around the globe as forced to get used to drastic adjustments and changes that occurred rapidly from the global dynamic to their personal lives, from the economy being deeply affected to educational institutions needing to find new modes of conducting classes. One of the most heavily impacted sectors was the labour market. With quarantine and lockdowns imposed, multitudes of employees got furloughed, lost their jobs, and many realised their dissatisfaction with their current work environment.
How To Celebrate Becoming A Woman In India 5 (3)
Puberty marks a significant change in a child’s life. It is a transition into adolescence, a coming of age that indicates the start of a new stage in one’s life. Despite the challenges that come with this major shift, it is something that adolescents celebrate among their peers, friends, and communities as an initiation of sorts to the adult world. There are various coming of age ceremonies across the globe, some are celebratory in nature while some are not.
Intersectionality at the Core of Environmental Conservation 0 (0)
It goes without question as to how the environment has sustained us and continues to do so, even with our deeply exploitative methods that threaten not only our survival, but of the other living species as well. Environmental justice is a social movement that seeks fair treatment for people of all communities in developing laws […]