Facebook and Instagram were recently told by their parent company, Meta, to overhaul their policy on nipple exposure. But the change may not be as radical as people hope. …
A poem about how the poet's day revolves around her efforts to create more space amongst a crowd of men.
'I've grown up not watching myself, but watching me through other people.'
Smita Agarwal, in her book of poetry, raises her voice in an asymmetrical world and implores women to speak out for themselves.
'I am a paradox, a double-edged sword – I can either be the reason for your decency, or the reason you are slut-shamed.'
'Of Dry Tongues and Brave Hearts' is a unique combination of deftly gathered fiction, non-fiction, poems and artworks from over 70 women writers, poets and artists.
Nothing breaks my heart and puts it together like the affection and strength I have lost and gained with women.
'Cold touching me on different parts, only three layers seem to be protecting me. And still, some parts remain exposed.'
A century ago, early British nudists had to fight for the right to publish naked photos – the similarities with social media today are striking.
Unfortunately, we still live around people who cannot tolerate the sight of cleavage, and it’s normalised. That’s where we have failed miserably.