Amala Dasarathi is a fourth-year law student. When she is not watching Bollywood movies, she spends her time understanding and unpacking the complexities surrounding gender, identity, caste, and class, among others.
Body hair removal emerged as a survival tactic many millennia ago. With time, it was reduced to aesthetics, which served as a foundation for the oppressive and gendered notions of feminine hairlessness.
Savitribai Phule, first female teacher of the first women’s school in India is a pioneer figure. She relentlessly fought against the dominant caste system and worked towards the upliftment of the marginalized.