We all know the layers and layers of secretive packaging that sanitary pads are wrapped in to hide the shame and stigma associated with periods. This plastic waste only adds to #ThePadEffect
Since the moral police are this stupid, maybe we should take advantage of it? To any couple who is facing backlash and opposition from their family about their choice in partner, use Valentine's day to your advantage. Get married, and make the moral police explain it to everyone.
Alternative menstrual products like cloth pads and menstrual cups last for years. They don't require disposal, thus saving the word from tonnes of sanitary waste.
What happens when men and women post about the EXACT same thing? #DigitalHifazat
This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.
Because there aren't just enough words to describe the magnitude of sexual violence against women around the globe. #MeToo
We're expected to look a certain way, to have a certain body type. But every body is different, just like every person is different. No body is more beautiful than the other. So love and embrace your body, however it looks, it's absolutely fine.
Hardly any schools in India implement comprehensive sexuality education in their curriculum. Issues of puberty, relationships, gender roles and body image are issues that all children and young people struggle with, but which are ignored in their formal education.
Parlour aunties have this amazing talent of shaming you by asking you the simplest questions. It's just one of the examples of everyday sexism. Though you can't really blame them for thinking that only married women should have sex (or only women who have sex get Brazilian waxes). It's so intrinsic to our patriarchal society.
Holi is a fun festival. It's full of colour and food. Don't dampen someone's spirit by ruining the festival for them. Don't use Holi as an excuse for sexual harassment.