Project in Spotlight – A Call To Men

Project in Spotlight – A Call To Men

Anyone researching the internet about organizations and individuals that are working towards breaking gender stereotypes and creating equal spaces…

How technology manipulates minds of our kids

How technology manipulates minds of our kids

I have been following the writing and talks of Tristan Harris for some time. An Ex-Design Ethicist, he founded an initiative called Time Well Spent…

Media and Children – Part 2 – American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for ages 5-18 years

Media and Children – Part 2 – American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for ages 5-18 years

This is the second part of the 2-part series based on American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommendation for children’s use of media. In this part, we will cover…

Media and Children – Part 1 – American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for ages 0-5 years

Media and Children – Part 1 – American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for ages 0-5 years

One of the biggest parenting challenges in today’s day and age is regulating use of media by kids. Parents experience often contradictory emotions – pride at ‘how well’ their young…

Connections

Connections

It’s amazing how when you set out to do something that moves your spirit, things just start falling into place and you begin meeting and connecting with people…

Ever faced awkward questions from your kids? Watch our new series Awkward 101

Ever faced awkward questions from your kids? Watch our new series Awkward 101

One of the difficult parts of working alongside a friend is that ‘work’ conversations don’t strictly remain in those confines. The joyful part…

When the birds and the bees decide to knock you out

When the birds and the bees decide to knock you out

Every parent I know lives in mortal dread of the moment when their children will eventually decide to upturn the humdrum of everyday…

Heineken’s Open Your World – Can brands mediate social chaos when they cause the chaos?

Heineken’s Open Your World – Can brands mediate social chaos when they cause the chaos?

I read a piece in the last edition of Mint Lounge on how Activism is for activists, not advertisers. It spoke about how brands in their zeal to appear…

Where are the men?

Where are the men?

It’s been a few days since our first workshop on Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention in Delhi and we’ve spent quite some time going back and forth…

Why “people like us” need to talk about Child Abuse

Why “people like us” need to talk about Child Abuse

As we get set for our inaugural workshop next week, we have been reaching out to friends, colleagues and their networks to spread the word about the discussion…

Making a start – Candidly

Making a start – Candidly

“The personal is political”. I originally heard this phrase more than a decade back at college. At that point, I still understood it theoretically…

Pink tea cups & blue genes

Pink tea cups & blue genes

I recently posted a picture of my nine year old son playing with his cherished set of plastic kitchen utensils on my Facebook wall. I had expected some…