Bhawna Singh is pursuing Masters in English from University of Delhi. She appreciates memes and dark humour. When she isn't reading or watching something, she can be found obsessing over Wednesday Addams.
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.
While internalised misogyny is pretty much the antithesis of feminism, it is, unfortunately, an obstacle that most feminists have to grapple with due to the inherently patriarchal structure of our world.