Independent journalist writing on/ of north-east India and engaging with women groups in the region.
As people from the NE returned home from the metro cities, they faced a lot of stigma. From moral policing to memes, the women suffered it all.
Manipuri actor-model Lin Laishram has received a lot of abuse - when she became an actor- model in Bollywood, when she decided to get married to Randeep Hooda, a non-Manipuri, and now when a video clip has surfaced.
Moral Policing in Manipur is now seen in a new form of patriarchy, with women as propagators and the medium, a way they seem to have taken out of long suppression.
A recent case of trolling of the Mizoram chief minister’s wife sitting in a 'meeting' reflects a chronic patriarchic mindset of the society at large and the men in specific.
The women entrepreneurs of North East India are very little known outside their own region - we bring you here some truly innovative success stories!
Does a woman have her own identity? Women in the north-east of India are usually identified as "belonging to" either the father or husband, even when educated and accomplished.
#FreedomIs going home alone from a party, without fearing for your safety on the streets, or your reputation in the neighbourhood, says this post. Freedom is safety and respect!
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