Breaking several stereotypes, women are now venturing into professions which were once out-of-bounds for them. As the world celebrates Women’s Day, Onmanorama introduces a few of these path-breaking individuals belonging to Kerala.
She now collects the firewood, arranges the fire and also picks up the charred bones for the rituals carried out after death, all alone. On most days, two or three bodies are brought for cremation. “But when COVID-19 was at its peak, up to six persons were cremated,” says Saleena.
Sanya got curious about forensic photography when she was just sixteen years old. It was with her guru that she handled her first ‘case’. “The first crime scene that I had covered was the case of an 80 year old woman who had set herself ablaze in her bathroom