“Feminism is not here to dictate to you. It’s not prescriptive, it’s not dogmatic. All we are here to do is give you a choice”Emma Watson When I say I’m a feminist, I get asked “you are not one of those man-hating feminist types are you?”. So why is this word “feminism” surrounded by misconception … Continue reading REDEFINING FEMINISM
The Shades of the Black Lives Matter Movement
“Daddy changed the world!” Gigi Floyd, daughter of George Floyd, smiled broadly as she shouted this out loud at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis- a poetic expression of the connection between particular struggle and universal transformation. Gigi’s father, George Floyd, had been murdered by police, sparking mass outrage and a surge in anti-racist … Continue reading The Shades of the Black Lives Matter Movement
Let’s talk about colour.
Let's start this topic with some simple questions: Why does the skin color of a person matter? Why do most people discriminate against others against something so natural? Even if we say we don't discriminate, why are harmful skin-whitening cosmetics, creams, and even surgeries so popular in the market? To answer these questions, one must … Continue reading Let’s talk about colour.
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY
The idea of human rights rests on the central premise that all humans are equal. It follows that all humans deserve to be treated in identical dignified manner. Anything that undermines that dignity is a violation of the principle of equality and paves the way for discrimination. The human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender … Continue reading DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LGBT COMMUNITY