Empowering Women

Vidhi’s Story of Strength and Survival

Rachna Gahilote Bisht, the narrator of this story is a close friend of Vidhi Duggal and she has been a witness to Vidhi's life journey for over 16 years. She has seen Vidhi evolve from a young, happy-go-lucky girl into a resilient and strong woman, who has faced numerous challenges with determination and grace. Team Nari thanks Rachna for…
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Wedding Costs: Who pays and for What?

In our Indian culture, even in this modern era, the bride’s family is expected to bear the majority of the wedding expenses. Most grooms, when asked to intervene, often excuse themselves, saying ‘This is a matter that should be discussed by elders, I can’t say much.’ As the world is progressing, things are expected to change for the better.…
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Old Roots – Finding new paths

When children leave their homes to give their education and career a shape, it brings a sense of contentment and pride to the parents. It also  leaves behind a feeling of empty nest syndrome for the parents, at least for a little while. Sarita Jha found herself in a similar kind of situation when both her children moved to the US for pursuing…
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In Love with the Mountains

Trekking, as an adventure sports, has gained much recognition these days. But many people, especially women, still have a multitude of inhibitions and apprehensions with regards to safety, hygiene and travel in general despite their interest in trekking. We have Shipti Shradha with us to share her insights and throw light on the various facets…
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The Autism Experience

The month of April is dedicated to autism awareness with an aim to educate and to foster acceptance and support. Moving in this direction, we have Vandana Gutpa, a mother to a 28-year-old son Rahul with autism. She is not a trained professional, with any formal degree in handling autism, but her years of experience has taught her a lot. She is…
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A Story of Resilience

When Arpita left her home on April 22, 2006 for Kolkata, little did she know that a road accident would change her life forever. The Fateful Evening Arpita was on a bike when a truck struck from behind. She fell off and could see the truck pass over her legs. Next what remembers is a pool of blood and an unbearable pain. She was taken to a…
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