After being body-shamed to such an extent I grew so dejected and downcast, that I avoided interactions with my classmates, opting to spend my recess in the library after grabbing a quick bite. However, little did I imagine that body-shaming would continue to dog me even in adult life.
As we celebrate the end of the momentous year that was 2017, here are some of the moments when women especially pushed back for equality that deserve a special mention and warrant special celebration because they made the year what it was - great for women.
Apologise for breaking your feminist bubble, but a true matriarchal society never existed in Kerala. Here, we take a look at a system that came closest to giving women decision making power, autonomy over their sexuality and their bodies and a control in the matters of their marriage and children.
The video starts off somewhat positively, with Shivani admitting that feminism is "the revolution that the world has been waiting for". But then starts the downfall when Shivani confesses to being 'extremely confused' by feminism.
ताराबाई शिंदे की रचना ‘स्त्री-पुरुष तुलना’ में स्त्रियों की गुलाम मानसिकता से मुक्ति दिलाने की प्रेरणा प्रदान करती है| ज़ोरदार सामाजिक क्रांति का संदेश इसमें है| नारीवादी सोच का यह पहला विस्फोट है|
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