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Motherhood: a choice, not an obligation

The year 2021 is ringing with change but women claiming bodily autonomy is not one we are prepared for yet. The liberal (read: atypical) belief of “your body, your choice” is one shrouded with...

14h ago| Health & Fitness

Not woman enough for the world

Over the years I watched my friends and colleagues bear children with zero concern, while my infertility stretched on for years. It was ‘as if’ I couldn’t finish-off with my womanly duties until...

14h ago| Health & Fitness

Embracing Body Positivity for Self-Empowerment

See if this rings a bell: You are at a social gathering, and you often find yourself or other women start their conversation with how you have either lost weight or maybe gained a little from the...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Beauty is not BMI

I am obese and I don’t do anything about it; no exercise, no dieting and scarily enough, have no desire to help myself either. I think I am rebelling, simply because deep down in my mind’s eye,

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Body image, mental health condition and the influence of media: The pertinent trio

It is common knowledge that the most relevant perceptions and notions (that matter) in our lives are primarily shaped at the crucial age of adolescence.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Bold and Strong: That’s how women are

This is the story of Samira Syed, a Bangladeshi powerlifter, fashion and fitness model. Yes, you read it right; she is all three and much more.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Embracing Body Positivity for Self-Empowerment

See if this rings a bell: You are at a social gathering, and you often find yourself or other women start their conversation with how you have either lost weight or maybe gained a little from the...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Not woman enough for the world

Over the years I watched my friends and colleagues bear children with zero concern, while my infertility stretched on for years. It was ‘as if’ I couldn’t finish-off with my womanly duties until...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Motherhood: a choice, not an obligation

The year 2021 is ringing with change but women claiming bodily autonomy is not one we are prepared for yet. The liberal (read: atypical) belief of “your body, your choice” is one shrouded with...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

The fight against Dengue

Dengue is mainly caused by female mosquitoes of the species Aedes aegypti, which is easily recognised by the white bands on its legs and body. Aedes mosquitoes prefers to breed in clean, stagnant...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

The benefits of running regularly

One of the best forms of physical exercise

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Shishurai Shob: Let’s create a child-sensitive society

Shishurai Shob is a voluntary initiative, which aims to contribute to creating a child sensitive society by developing awareness and capacity of all concerned adults across all socio-economic groups. 

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Cyberbullying: A punishable crime

With the advent of technology and the proliferation of social media, tentacles of the menace became limitless. With the advantage of anonymity made possible by the Internet, the cyberbullies became...