Online Child Sexual Abuse Workshop

Dear Reader I’m going to keep this short and I only need a few minutes of your time. If you’ve been reading my blog long enough you must have read somewhere that a) I’m a law student b) I’m a women and child rights advocate and c) I’m a speaker on child sexual abuse. Pursuant…

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Why not just kill myself?

I’ll tell you why not. I think it’s safe to say that out of all the people who’re reading this post, 80% will have experienced suicidal thoughts. No you didn’t read that wrong. I am talking about suicidal ideation. And the title pretty much covers the first thought we have when we contemplate suicide: Why not…

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Let Yourself

Is it one of those days where you’ve been too hard on yourself? Been too self-critical? Witnessed a dream shatter? Pushed yourself too hard and fallen down? Been unfairly treated? Here are some tips that you can try. You need to let yourself do one or more of them. None of these are blanket-rules and…

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Do we need ears to care, or just a heart?

  Did you happen to catch the opening to her speech? Did you realize what she just did there? In the space of a heartbeat, social activist Ruma Roka managed to intrigue you, puzzle you and frustrate you by simply pantomiming and not uttering a single word. Did you wonder what she was doing at…

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Apocalypse Now? Yes Please! : Birth Control and Overpopulation

When I read Dan Brown’s Inferno this week, I didn’t expect it to be about what it turned out to be about. Should I tag a ‘Spoiler Alert’ here? Maybe I should. I’ll try a different tack- I don’t know much about global problems. So far, my interests have been limited to localized social problems-…

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Not all memories are good : A fragile family snapshot

All of us want to believe that with time, every painful memory fades away or can be reminisced about with ease one day. Yet all of us know that in some cases, the memory is so firmly cemented in a foundation of pain that a different perspective can alter nothing. It’s like viewing a snapshot…

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