Namrata Mishra is an MA Second year student at Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule Women's Studies Centre studying Gender, Culture and Development. Apart from being in love with Feminism, her academics and herself, she loves eating Faloodas! She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.