Not often do we come across books which are telling in more ways than one. “Hiraeth” by debutante author Shivani Salil is not just a book, but is an experience that will stay in the realms of your world in perpetuity. It is for everyone. It is for every mood. It is truly for keeps.
Rarely does it happen that a book leaves me flabbergasted, shattered and reassured, all at the same time.
With the “Me Too” movement gaining momentum and changing the conversations around the subject of rape and consent, the timing of this book could not be better. This is an important read for all of us because the truth is that whenever a rape happens, we are all the victims – some of us realize it, some don’t. Continue reading Book Review – What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape
“Oh, poor thing has been scarred for life.”
“She has become a big blot on the family’s reputation.”
“That is really sad… but she should have been more careful.”
“Why were you out so late in the night?” Continue reading Sexual Abuse Survivors – The Ugly Reality
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“But then in life we all have a permanent blindfold on and yet we pretend to be safe.”
It is lines like these that make “Onaatah of the earth” an engrossing, sublime and enlightening read, which lingers in your mind for a long, long time.
Whenever we read an incident on rape, most of us post on social media about how strongly we condemn such acts and there is anger that is evident in the posts. This is wonderful because it is important that we all raise our voice and use the powerful social media tool to make a difference. Continue reading Survivor