Sudeshna is an English Literature Postgraduate from Lady Shri Ram College, currently enrolled at the EditPub course in Jadavpur University. Working as a freelance writer, editor and digital marketer; she is a creative bohemian with a penchant for adventure and art.
Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.