Paakhi Bhatnagar

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The Stigma Against Menstruation

Menstruation is considered a tabooed subject in many societies across the world, even in the twenty-first century. And this stigma, that has been …

The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar was one of my most intense reads.<br>It’s a brilliantly written book adorned with metaphors, allusions, similes, juxtapositions and …

The Great Gatsby

Nothing is obvious in The Great Gatsby; everything is either implied or suggested or the message of the text slowly comes out as a soft drizzle …

Literature

Life of Pi: On Caging Animals

<b>An analysis and an argument.</b><p>Imagine being trapped in a confined alteration of your natural habitat. An alteration created by a foreign species who …

Rape Cases in College Campus: Victim Blaming

As an enthusiastic watcher of the Oscars (I haven’t missed one since the 84th), it was pretty obvious that I spent my February 29th curled up in …

Speech: 17 Sustainable Development Goals

MUNI – Youth Ambassador Speech – Paakhi Bhatnagar<p>Honorable Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and fellow members of the assembly.<br>We are here to discuss …

On Creating Abortion Laws in the USA

Even after decades of the Roe vs. Wade case, US is still pretty ambiguous on its abortion laws. And while the States does offer a lot of freedom for …

Sexist Things People Say

We all encounter so many different people who say sexist things without realizing it or without the intention to favor one particular gender. In …

The Marble Collector

Cecilia Ahern is, with no doubt, one of my favorite authors.<p>All of her stories revolve around the self-discovery of the protagonist, and so does The …

Rape Culture

We all are very well aware of the rape culture in today’s society. There are so many rapes every day and only a third of them actually get reported …

Eat Pray Love

Elizabeth Gilbert is one of the most talented writers of the twenty first century and her well-renowned and impeccably famous book, <i>Eat Pray Love</i>, …

Politicians Who Became Jokes of 2015

Here is a small list of four politicians (or people in politics) that made me wonder if going into politics is slowly turning into a joke for some …

Cancelling the Stigma of Abortion

People so openly and profoundly talk about ending poverty, developing educational facilities in third world countries and providing equal access to …

Stepping Back a Little

On 31st December 2015, I had decided that I would take the New Year in full swing. That I would make 2016 Paakhi’s year and that I would do …

Is Banning Abortion Really The Solution to Ending Female Feticide?

Abortion is a women’s right. Every single human being in the world has a right to their own body, you can’t really deny that fact. And pregnancy has …

2016: The New in Everything

2015 has been a brutal and beautiful year for me. It has chafed off my dead skin, something that I had been living under for a really long time, and …

Is Extremism Parallel To Religion?

A religious havoc is at its best in the world today. I’m lucky enough to live in a place where all the religious and unreligious people can thrive …