To answer the title question: Not always, a toxic mother can raise a feminist daughter but that daughter she raised can always be a self-taught feminist.
Parents who mask their vulnerability and shield that they are human often tend to raise children who can be unforgiving when their parents struggle.
To me, the term ‘self-partnered’ buys into the very culture that it seeks to reject. By retaining the word ‘partnered’, it misses an opportunity to point out that surely partnering cannot be the only eventual outcome.
Emma Watson talks about feeling the imposter syndrome when talking about feminism, reaching out to Gloria Steinem for more knowledge and guidance, taking flak for being a white feminist, and mental health in the world of social media.
After several psychological blows and traumas, you have now developed some understanding of your unique upbringing by your family along with the positives and negatives of it.
The data provided by the Health Department states that not a single female child was born among the 216 children born in 132 villages of the district of Uttarkashi.
Data in the UN report suggests that households headed by single mothers have 38% poverty rates as compared to 22.6% for dual parent households.
Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
This is an interview of Merlin Heintzman Hope, a young father and an upcoming artist on paternity, masculinity, fatherhood and who performs and makes art with his son, Gael.
Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.
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