A young girl from Bulandshaher followed her dreams to become an award winning journalist. Arfa Khanum Sherwani raises tough questions, and at times shows both government and media, the mirror.
It’s like my uterus went into a lockdown as well, along with the entire nation.
the WhatsApp group is an extension of the drawing in that sense. In this respect has digital made it easier for women? It has not.
A few days after SheThePeople highlighted the plight of young girls in tribal Jharkhand, having to use petticoats and leaves for pads, the government finally stepped in.
Even in spaces exclusive to women; like your BFF WhatsApp group or the one with all your female batchmates from school or college, do you feel comfortable enough to speak your mind on any and every issue?
Periods don’t stop in a lockdown. While the government is providing us with food and other essentials, no one thought about sanitary napkins says Arti.
When even celebrities are embracing their greys, when wrinkles and creases imply natural ageing – a thing to be proud of, is looking “young” a relevant compliment?
Don’t go by all the happy posts on your Insta feed, most of us are waking up with anxiety and our thoughts are just breeding grounds for stress. Which means we are all in this together.
Women face rape threats, get asked for nudes, shamed for their bodies, served lewd comments on such a regular basis that it has become a part and parcel of our online lives.
How are domestic workers supposed to fend for themselves in the absence of a steady income? But then is it safe to call them for work, both for us and them?
Why must a single woman’s lifestyle be anybody’s business? Why can’t she live her life as she wants? Must we constantly police her?
It is heartwarming how many dads fight patriarchy in their own way, and let their daughters be what they want to.