Sashakt Dialogues Episode 6: Stigma- "Gossip and Verbal Abuse", with Anchal Sharma and Ruchi Jain

Sashakt Dialogues is an attempt by Sashakt-The Ovarian Cancer Foundation to break the silence and start meaningful conversations to combat unjustified Cancer-related stigmas. Despite living in the 21st century and advances in medical technology, cancer patients and their families have to endure immense pain due to various perceived, experienced and internalized stigmas associated with cancer. It's high time to change perspectives for a positive change.

In this special episode we are discussing the stigma "Gossip and Verbal Abuse" with two beautiful and inspiring guests – Anchal Sharma (Founder, Meals of Happiness and a Cancer Crusader) and Ruchi Jain (Director, Pink talk, Pinkishe Foundation).

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is terrible. Every person deserves to live in an environment that is both physically and emotionally safe. However, for some patients with cancer that is not the case. For the person who has been diagnosed with cancer, it can be terrible when the people around them instead of supporting them spread rumours about them or verbally abuse them. Hear to this interesting discussion for some meaningful insights.