Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #17

Ever been in a situation when a man asks you out, and you tell them ‘No’ and then they assume it to mean ‘try harder’, or ‘use other means to pursue us’. This goes on until you tell them that you are seeing someone, that you have a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, and then they veryContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #17”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #14

We need it because, believe it or not feminism and equality are misused. Rights do not come at the cost of other people. But at the same time feminism does not become synonymous to fake feminism. More often than not when you say you are a feminist, you get trolled at the cost of fakeContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #14”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #12

We need feminism because even today we cringe at the thought of sexual education. Studies show that with the right education teens push doing it further away until they are ready, comfortable and understand their bodies better. We need to understand the concept of sex education, safety, consent and health. Right sex education does notContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #12”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #11

Because we are still fighting like children with each other. Why can’t we simply accept that no single person is superior. It is the difference, that we need to acknowledge and respect. Equal not identical. #qotd Have you guessed it yet? Why am I doing the series here? Read More: Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #10

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #8

Feelings and emotions are neutral and no human should have to hide them. Even today the society uses the term #manup so callously that it leaves a negative impact on people. No one should have to hide them needlessly. Read More: Why We Need Feminism in 2021#7

Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #5

#qotd when was the first time you heard the term ‘Paraya dhan’ or the fact that you will be ‘given away’ when you get married. #aotd I was 12 years old when I heard the term paraya dhan or ‘parki thapan’ to be precise which is almost equivalent in Gujarati. I don’t think I wasContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #5”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #4

Day 4 of #whyweneedfeminismin2021 Kindergarten taught me what good meant, so over time when someone asked me if I was a good girl, I took the term for granted and accepted the adjective. I was a good girl. Meaning, I thought good meant loyal, kind, helping, compassionate, humble. Someone who would stick to their valuesContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #4”

Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #2

We need feminism because when covid-19 suddenly happened and everyone was locked in and people had nowhere to go, working and studying from home, no ecape with constricted spaces, it was WHO who had to bring a tab titled ‘Domestic Violence during Covid-19’ to their dashboard. Violence happens even without a pandemic, but with theContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism in 2021 #2”

Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #1

Why we need feminism in 2021? Because as soon as you saw the picture here, the first thought would have been, “What now? Why now? Why is this woman talking about feminism again? Hasn’t it been enough? सब कुछ तो मिल गया, अब और क्या चाहिए? We need feminism in 2021. We need to talkContinue reading “Why We Need Feminism In 2021 #1”

The Irony Of Hidden Bodies And Open Minds

Every woman knows the torment of speaking up. I have known it in the past, and I might with this post too. But I will say it, now, and again and again. Just like all those powerful women who did ages back, who keep doing it even now.  I am just one of those wantingContinue reading “The Irony Of Hidden Bodies And Open Minds”