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Tagged with: Inter-generational dialogue

मेरी बेटियाँ मेरी ताकत हैं।
In focus
By Vineet Tripathi // October 3, 2017
आंखों में आँसू, चेहरे पर अपनी बेटी को लेकर गर्व और खुशी के [...]
Dear Future Daughter
In focus
By Himel Sarkar // May 3, 2017
Dear future daughter, Real talk. The world that I brought you into is unfair. As you grow, you will be taught to hide shame in the crevices in your [...]
My Father Trusts My Choices
In focus
By Seema Marmath // March 27, 2017
I was brought up in a conservative family. I thought I had a patriarchal father, but I also saw his other side where he worked extremely hard to [...]
Conversations With My Father
In focus
By Ayesha Mahanti // March 23, 2017
Do I have a progressive father? Can a father give a daughter ‘too much freedom’? How important is my father in shaping who I am today? I am 29, [...]
To My First True Love
In focus
By Aishwarya Unnikrishnan // March 17, 2017
To my first true love, Dad, I was always like this. Your rebel kid. Thank you, for letting me be the dauntless one. I knew you knew everything I did, [...]
What Daughters Want From Their Dads. What Dads Need From All Of Us.
Editorial
By Breakthrough Team // March 7, 2017
In a patriarchal society, what does a father daughter relationship look like? While power operates at multiple levels, in complex ways and adapts [...]
Open defecation and its effect on adolescent girls
#BeMyStrength
By Meeta Sen // November 23, 2016
There are questions which refuse to go out of my mind. I think about them and then I forget.  However what keeps taking me back to the questions, is [...]
ASSIST: Six Ways to Reduce the Risk of Sexual Abuse in Children
#StandWithMe
By Rohini Rathour // November 10, 2016
There are people who have near-death experiences, who acquire a whole new perspective on life, who learn to live it to the fullest extent, and in [...]
Adolescence: A Flashback
#BeMyStrength
By Shreya Iyengar // October 20, 2016
Most people cringe when they think of their teenage years. It is a particularly harrowing phase for many, in one way or the other. There are so many [...]
My Father (And Patriarchy) Almost Ruined My Career
#StandWithMe
By Aditi Thirani // October 17, 2016
The piece is a part of a collaboration between Breakthrough India and Youth Ki Awaaz for the #StandWithMe campaign. Join us as we seek to get [...]
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