Shinjinee grew up in the culturally diverse environment of Banasthali University, Rajasthan and since then has stayed in different cities of India. A graduate in English Literature from Banaras Hindu University, Shinjinee is pursuing her Master's in Women's Studies from TISS, Hyderabad and also holds a Diploma in Mass Communication from BHU.
The gendered implications of the NEP policies are also significant, in the sense that women will not have an equal opportunity to learn English, given that parents often spend less on a girl's education and research has shown that parents prefer to send boys to private schools and girls to government schools.
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.