It's a lived reality for most women that a visit to a gynaecologist or doctor means dealing with body shaming and character assassination.
My poetry is too threatened and my voice long too suppressed to be anything but normal.
I went back home every day with a heavy heart, afraid of what today's episode of 'home' had to offer.
Perhaps my speaking up could also lend some small bit of courage to someone else.
While today zenanas may be long gone and forgotten, Chughtai’s rendition of the fragmented nature of female spaces remains starkly relevant.
People create beliefs about their romantic partner that affect how they respond to them and interpret their behaviour. These beliefs can act as rose-tinted glasses, or as a darker lens.
While sexual fantasies are personal, I’d like mine to be talked about more and normalised instead of stigmatised.