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Dismantling Caste, One Word at a Time!
This Dalit History Month and National Poetry Writing Month, when we are surrounded by stories of Dalit struggles and accomplishments and poetry, here are some verses that take an anti-caste stance! These verses are an expression of the historical marginalization of Dalits and are a call for equality. Of course, as Chandramohan tells us, it is not enough to read Dalit poetry but also to understand the politics that inform it.
10 Books Portraying the Lives of Individuals Struggling with Mental Health Issues
A 2011 World Health Organisation-sponsored study found that 36% of Indians suffered from a Major Depressive Episode (MDE) within their lifetime. That means India has the most number of people in the world who suffer from some form of depression at some point in their lives. Despite the worrisome statistics, social pressure to be “normal” […]
10 Books on Mental Health released in 2021 you should check out
Literature on mental health, especially intersectional mental health therefore becomes all the more crucial. As we witness a third Covid-19 wave in India, we bring to you a diverse selection of books on mental health released last year. Although not an exhaustive list, we hope these books catering to diverse mental health themes provide some respite in these difficult times.
UnOther — Belongg’s New Mobile App for Inclusive Allies
UnOther is a mobile app with insights from authors, books, and thought leaders on gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity, caste, religion, disability, and more.
“Chhotu is as much a story of the past as it is of the present”
“We don’t know how to exactly quantify it, but the perspectives, trauma and horrors of that time are definitely pervasive until today. But we don’t even have to go to the past to see it, it’s happening in the world around us.”
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