On the relationship of my queer identity with my parents, especially my mother.
Burqas and male chaperones for women were features of the Taliban’s extremist rule of Afghanistan in the 1990s. Those policies are now back in some districts controlled by these …
'A battle over, is only the beginning of yet another for her.'
A poem about bringing up a girl child.
A poem on the fear of harassment that women and girls routinely encounter in cities and society's tendency to blame victims.
It's up to us to create a new culture where we don't have to fight just to be ourselves. Where individuality is welcomed and our identity does not stem …
'I want to express my opinions and be heard but at least I can do that and be laughed at'
Esha Bahal got to step into the shoes of the British high commissioner for a day thanks to this video on gender equality.