The writer, 31, is an IPS officer serving as DCP in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Views are personal
As educated empowered citizens, we must take it upon ourselves to serve as ambassadors of the digitally disconnected.
Women don’t need saving; they need to be guaranteed their essential right to have a choice. The choice to pursue an unfettered education, to not be sold in marriage, to refuse unilateral divorce, to keep their bodies unmutilated, to worship, to access sanitary napkins and make reproductive decisions....
This new year, let’s embrace advancement by looking beyond the constructed narrative, shrugging off generalisations, and learning from one another’s transformative ideas and cultural wisdom, even those in faraway corners.