Cover Photo: Photograph by Ishant Mishra/Unsplash
Photograph by Ishant Mishra/Unsplash

I Defend Survivors to Keep My Grandfather’s Legacy Alive

If my grandfather could remain optimistic into his eighties, then how could I let myself become jaded in my twenties?



Perhaps I should have listened to my parents, Maybe they were right all along.


Young India


Akhila Kolisetty is a writer, lawyer, and women's rights policy advocate based in New York. Her essays have been published in The Rumpus, Lunch Ticket, and Kitchen Work, among other publications. You can connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, or read more at her website