Stuti holds a master's degree in Sociology, and is currently pursuing her M.Phil in Sociology from Mumbai University. Her areas of interest include gender studies, art history, culture and Identity, and, critical studies of science and technology. Her blog (stutikakar.com) reflects her interest in contemporary debates.
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.