Authors Posts by Arshia Malik

Arshia Malik

Let us build a tolerant society

When Harrish Iyer spoke for the first time on the Aamir Khan moderated show 'Satyameva Jayate' on national TV, I was flummoxed. This was a man who was openly narrating his story of abuse as a child by a family friend in front of...

The Constitutional Right of a Child to a Blackboard 

Every child in the world has a right to education, guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Rights of the UN as well as different Constitutional Rights in many countries. I am even willing to bet that theocratic states too, guarantee this right even if...

The ‘Glam’ Teachers

When classrooms are pervaded by fashion focused teachers rather than real teachers, the welfare of the children takes a nosedive. These 'glam' teachers think the teaching profession exists for their benefit, for their status, to maintain their upper-class, Starbucks-studded, mall culture, branded outlook rather...