As India completes 75 years of Independence, the inherent contradictions within Indian society that tend to accentuate gender disparity need to be actively addressed.
My grandmother worships her brother to this date because, according to her, he gave her a home which was not abusive. Not loving or supportive, just 'not abusive'.
Unfortunately, we still live around people who cannot tolerate the sight of cleavage, and it’s normalised. That’s where we have failed miserably.
When the women around me value other women's child-bearing ability and submissiveness, how am I to fight the patriarchy?
Intersectional feminism is not only about calling out people for their wrong doings, but also educating them on why they’re wrong and what they can do about it.
This goes out to all those who have felt unheard – there is a choice. There is a choice of neglecting those who bring you down.