The toxicity of social media may seem inescapable, but Indian-Pakistani actress and activist Jameela Jamil is confronting these patterns headfirst.
Body positivity for Rytasha Rathore, is to not hate your body but to try and make it the best version of itself.
भारत में माहवारी के बारे में और इसके शुरू होने के बारे में बहुत कम अध्ययन किये गये हैं जिनमें मुख्य रूप से उम्र, जानकारी और समस्याओं के अनुभवों के आंकड़ें भी मिलते हैं|
Since I have been a skinny girl my whole life, I have had to deal with bullying quite a lot. I have stored a lot of anger inside me towards my family, relatives, friends, and even strangers who contributed to my insecurities and declining self-confidence. My reaction is usually a mix of anger or frustration and a desire to peacefully explain the concept of body positivity, when someone says these things to me.
Sabotaging birth control methods, lying about being on birth control, stealthing, forcing the partner into pregnancy or abortion, are all ways of coercive reproduction.
The unrealistic beauty standards weigh them down heavily giving rise to a whole generation of women hassled with the way they look.
So, in a community so fixated on fairness, where do women with vitiligo stand? Well the answer is, they don’t.
Since its invention in 1959, Barbie doll has been setting unrealistic beauty standards, influencing a lot of young girls around the world to believe that being 5’9”, weighing about 50 kilos, having F-cup breasts and stick thin limbs is the way to go!
The instances of online body shaming and bullying seem to have only increased, and hate has become a regular part of many online personalities' lives.
I do not claim that this dance form is the cure all for centuries of patriarchal oppression but belly dancing has definitely helped me appreciate myself and my body much more.