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Stories from our team, partners and supporters

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Dear Patriarchy, You Failed Me As A Daughter
The Breakthrough Voice
By Srishti Suman // April 19, 2017
Dear Patriarchy, You told me that my mother isn’t a good mother. Because she left me alone at home and focused on her job. You made me doubt my [...]
Dear Patriarchy, Why Would You Not Let Us Be?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Shreya Chatterjee // April 10, 2017
Dear patriarchy, Why would you try to cover us? Cover us under norms, rules, views, biases, or veils of different kinds? Why would you not let us be? [...]
With All Our Consent And Agency, The Second Sex.
The Breakthrough Voice
By Ishani Chakrabarti // April 3, 2017
Dear patriarchy, You warmly embraced me with your indestructible chains, each and every time, I walked through those dingy lanes. As I wrapped the [...]
Dear Patriarchy, I Refuse To Let You Oppress Me
The Breakthrough Voice
By Noor Bhatnagar // March 31, 2017
Dear patriarchy, I have already written to you in my mind a thousand times when you confronted me with your shallow strength trying to tell me my [...]
Dear Diary, It’s Time I Take My Ideas Beyond These Pages
The Breakthrough Voice
By Anoushka Parija // March 24, 2017
Dear diary, When I was younger, I was taught that deception came in the form of lecherous men offering chocolates. It took me a while to realise that [...]
Dear Patriarchy, I Have Finally Decided to Say ‘No’ to You
The Breakthrough Voice
By Sariya Ali // March 21, 2017
Dear patriarchy, Dominance is easy. But, what about the one getting dominated? After a long struggle, today, I have finally decided to express all [...]
Dear Patriarchy, Do I Want To Be In Your Place?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Oorja Tapan // March 16, 2017
Dear Patriarchy, First of all, I would like to congratulate you for upholding your spirit with such finesse since forever. It is surely a very [...]
Holi hai madam, gussa kyun karti ho ?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Aishwarya Unnikrishnan // March 13, 2017
“Holi hai madam, gussa kyun karti ho ?” (It’s Holi madam, why are you getting angry?) Dear Holi, Mein Bura mann gayi hoon (I have taken [...]
Dear Patriarchy, I Hope To Never See You Again.
The Breakthrough Voice
By Tabasum Juberi // March 8, 2017
Dear patriarchy, It is evident from my experiences that you and I share a very intimate relationship. We’ve been together even before I opened my [...]
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