When you begin your journey in the sphere of social justice work, you begin with copious amounts of zeal, passion and enthusiasm that you believe can shake the world. Of course, you are told that if you showed up with the idea of wanting to save and rescue people, you might have shown up with … More The Savior Complex – Drawing the lines in social justice work
Located in South Asia, the landlocked country of Nepal is situated between India and Tibet and has been a refuge for people from many linguistic and ethnic backgrounds for generations. It is also home to some of the highest peaks in the world, right from the majestic Everest to the breathtaking Cho Oyu. While the … More Innovation For Solving Nepal’s Pressing Issues
Chinese, Chinki, made in China, Korean, and now Corona are a few of the many racial slurs that have been hurled at me. The issue does not just stay with me but is echoed by many Northeast Indian migrants. Here’s how a typical conversation would go for me, “Are you from China? I say no … More Why are we still seeking acceptance?
Growing up in an Indian family and living in an Indian society is a schooling process by itself. We are taught to do so much and taught what not to do so much more. It takes the journey to adulthood to identify which of the taught skills we should follow and which not to. A … More Break ‘em clutches!
This art work was the result of an online art residency that was conducted in collaboration with ADF under their initiative called save_our_vanishinggirls Art created by Bernard Cargay cargayb The message of my artwork is focused on countering ‘Fear’ with ‘Love’. When our hearts and minds are ruled with ‘Fear’ the outcome always results in an ‘Oppressive … More Embrace. Admire. Preserve
Ever wondered why so many of us choose to remain silent at the sight of injustice? Wondered what spawns our passive existence? Must one credit this silence and passivity to our lack of awareness, or is there something that prevents us from taking note of the copious evil manifestations? Implied and evident in my first … More Burst The Privilege Bubble