Sakshi is a gender enthusiast currently pursuing her post-graduation in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is a prolific writer with deep theoretical understanding of gender. She loves to critically deconstruct the deeply instilled gender norms in the society and aims to contribute her bit in spreading gender awareness through her research and writing.
The content of the Gillette ad hit closer to home than I was comfortable with. My imagination drew parallels between the video and my own life, and I felt repressed old memories stirring in the darkness of my mind.