We as a society have become quite reactive - every problem sparks a resounding reaction that spreads like wildfire for a while, post which we revert to the way things were. However, the potential to bring about a change could have more far-reaching effects, if we recognize the signs before disaster strikes.
It’s time to stop reacting after the problem makes itself known, and usher in pre-activism. Pre-activism is the need of the hour, especially in a society where crime is on the rise, and fundamental issues affect day-to-day lives.
Let’s not wait for our women to feel unsafe to the point where their modesty is outraged - let’s question the root cause that has fueled mindsets that believe that consent is a privilege, and collectively work towards a system that’s addressing the issue of women safety at a deeper, impactful level.
If an adult woman is feeling unsafe today, how will it be any different tomorrow for a young girl who’s going to be part of a society that’s increasingly making her insecure about her safety? In this video, young girls pose questions to their mothers about their tendencies to let important matters slide, in lieu of pre-acting.
Little drops of water make a mighty ocean. Every judicious attempt made to save water is directly helping us from addressing the impending disaster of acute water scarcity. Here’s an ingenious way to help save water, one small pre-act at a time.
How do we address the pressures a child undergoes as a result of exam? How do we prevent them from taking drastic measures to deal with the stress of performance at school? As adults, we have a responsibility of enabling an environment where our children see beyond ranks and percentages, and focus on learning as a process too.
If we want to develop as a sports-friendly nation that’s encouraging the blossoming of sporting talent, we need to foster a culture that’s imbibed during a child’s formative years itself. Watch the video to see how we as adults can facilitate this.