The hijab is considered a 'choice' in most of the west, and celebrated as such. But is it really a choice until it is mandatory for Muslim women in many other parts of the world?
A woman need not 'know' or 'enjoy' cooking just on account of her gender. It has to be a choice, that even men should get - if they like to cook, they should be able to.
Talking about periods is the right way to make ourselves comfortable with our bodies and its needs, and give us power over our choices.
It is easy to succumb to parental pressure. This law student who originally was pushed towards being a doctor, shares her story.
Do you feel that as a woman you cannot have it all - a successful personal and professional life - and feel guilty about being ambitious? Then this is for you.
"Maybe adulting is about watching your bubble burst, your belief system crumble," says the poet. "but would you have been different have you not been told how to be?"
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