Iswarya V is a PhD candidate in contemporary British drama and lives in Chennai. She generally thinks of herself as post-feminist but can go off on unexpected long-winded rants on gender issues. She has spent the better part of life as an introverted bookworm and has a love-hate relationship with social media. She earlier used to teach English in colleges.
The thigh gap trend came in as yet another teaching to self-discipline ourselves and conform to the societal pressures. This new aspiration led young women towards obsessive dieting and eating disorders.