If women are art then Rokeya Qaiser is a masterpiece. As she sits across from me with her bangles clinking, hands expressing anxiety, and dark hair rippling…… Read more “4 Indian Femme Perspectives: Rokeya Qaiser”
Unlike many people, young and old, Sonali does not appear to be missing any pieces. She is a complete sculpture that will get better with age, but she is complete nonetheless.
Sometimes an individual cannot help but answer the question underlying the one explicitly posed. Here we were, a woman and a bud, sitting over curries talking about womanhood when the question was about gratitude.
To hear the voice of one is to amplify and simultaneously silence the voices of many.
The west coast feminist that I am, I have to continuously remind myself that I’m not at home. And although I fall more in love with India every day, I have learned that home is in fact not where the heart is.