Are we Ready to Talk About Sex? Indians Must Face Issues in a 12-year old’s incestuous pregnancy

The recent news-story about the 12-year-old girl who was impregnated by her 17-year-old brother, possibly through rape, once again brought home to me the inability of most Indians to deal with the subject of sex. The parents in this case … Continue reading

Why do we Force our Children into a Rigid Set of Expectations – Oakland Tribune, July, 1995

I can still close my eyes and smell the air on that bright June morning as I came out of the pediatrician’s office in tears, reeling from the news that my son was hyperactive and would need medication when he … Continue reading