A personal essay on the life and struggles of women in large households, and how their labour is often overlooked.
Tag: women solidarity
I Got My Father’s Tongue
A poem on the struggles of growing up in a patriarchal family.
Blood Red Lips
'Mumma dresses up in shimmery clothes, and paints her lips bright red.'
How bell hooks Theorised ‘Love’
By theorising love, bell hooks brought forth its centrality to almost every political question, and presented it to us as an ever present, overwhelmingly obvious answer.
In a Parallel Universe
A poem on how traditional ideas of motherhood in a patriarchal society can often alienate women from themselves.
What Our Mothers Never Said
There is no need to cheer on the compromises women make on an everyday basis at the cost of sabotaging themselves.
‘Padhke Kya Hi Kar Logi’: How Patriarchy Turns Women Against Women
When the women around me value other women's child-bearing ability and submissiveness, how am I to fight the patriarchy?
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Women like me, urban professional women, whether single or married, would collapse if not supported by other women.