Ashraya is a masters student in Development Studies at IIT Madras. When she isn't clicking pictures of the most overlooked everyday objects, she is thinking about space, gender, politics, and the environment.
In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
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.