My cis-male friend would love to wear high-heeled footwear, but doesn’t have access to the kind he fancies. But no one can make you feel like a heel because of your choice of heels.
The women who want you to adhere to a certain beauty ideal are not operating in a vacuum – they are a part of a society which has a unidimensional understanding of beauty and a woman's self worth.
February 6th marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). Sahiyo works with FGC awareness.
Neerja Malik is a two-time cancer survivor, global cancer counsellor and inspirational speaker. In conversation with her about her journey.
मैं अबॉर्शन नहीं चाहती थी, लेकिन मैं बच्चे को एक बेहतर जीवन देने की स्थिति में नहीं थी। अबॉर्शन को दो साल बीतने को हैं और मुझे अपने इस फैसले के लिए एक पल के लिए भी पछतावा नहीं हुआ। क्योंकि एक असुरक्षित रिश्ते का कोई भविष्य नहीं होता।
The advertising world feeds and profits on insecurity, especially that of women, the collateral damage it entails not being accounted for. Not only does it capitalizes on these insecurities, but adds to them by setting unrealistic beauty ideals to which we must conform or at least die trying.
"Can plus size ever become socially acceptable and mainstream? Can plus size be aspirational?" Yes and YES!
अपनी ज़िंदगी के लिए सिर्फ दो शब्द हमेशा कायम रखो- ‘तुम सुंदर हो’ देखना फिर, ये दुनिया कैसे सुंदर हो जाएगी। बस तुम आगे बढ़ती जाओ।
Campus sexism ranges from policing of women's clothes and appearance to restrictions on mobility within the school, or college building.
"The idea of a fit body is a social construct," says Dolly Singh, a yoga enthusiast, media professional and part-time chef.