The next time we comment on men displaying their passion and vulnerability in the public sphere, I hope we can take a moment to think about the very real consequences of the judgements we pass.
“We don’t have to subscribe to people who want us to make ourselves smaller. We need to liberate ourselves to live boldly in our fullness.”
Women and children in Wadala, Bhajiwadi, Govandi and Raey Road—neighborhoods in Mumbai that are hotspots for child trafficking and have high incidences of child sexual abuse, early marriage and child labor—have launched community projects to shift the culture in their communities.
Feminist leaders at the Haas Institute’s 2017 Othering & Belonging Conference were asked what advice they would give to their younger selves. These are their answers.