Vrinda Shukla

The writer, 29, is an IPS officer. Views are personal

Articles By Vrinda Shukla

On question of veil or temple entry, what is essential is right to choose for oneself

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....

How a Naga tribe is challenging clichéd notions of advancement, backwardness

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.