Mozaien Tak is a bachelor's student in Economics and Philosophy at the University of Delhi. Her favorite hobbies include football, reading, and debating. Being a Kashmiri, her dream is to pursue Anthropology and study gendered violence in conflict zones.
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.