“….Actor, feminist, humanitarian — just a few words that describe the dynamite who is Jameela Jamil. It was February 2009, when this quirky, tall and slightly nervous looking British South Asian presenter exploded on to U.K.’s Channel 4. The cynic in me, of course, assumed this was just a strategy to tick the “brown skin on-screen” […]
“….The lack of understanding regarding childhood sexual abuse and traditional views of a patriarchal honour based community, unfortunately, favours the concept of remaining silent and demonising any calls for justice..” Read all about ANBU – Abuse Never Becomes Us – a charity supporting survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) in the Tamil community and their […]
…”In the journey of creating an identity on foreign soil, South Asian family and friends alike stick together in times of both successes and struggles. So, should we feel guilty when we turn to a medical professional in moments of despair, if every door around us appears shut?…” Read my full article on what stops […]
“..Sheeza Shah is the CEO of UpEffect, a unique crowdfunding platform dedicated to social enterprises who aim to give back to those less fortunate. Its’ brand represents companies who go beyond just making profits — they care about the lives they make an impact on and ensure companies incorporate social responsibility…. “ Read Sheeza Shah’s story […]
“.. Aspiring to be a bride is our ultimate achievement, where we swiftly move from our father’s home into our husband’s home, and the namesake follows the same path – neither name nor home is primarily ours. We learn to cook for the masses, because individual portions are not accounted for when inheriting family recipes. […]
“…Amongst Vidya Balan’s tyrant of man hating abuse, as a victim of consistent misogyny, a glimmer of remorse of endorsing women as sex on legs for a hefty price would have ensured at least some, be it little, empathy…” Read my latest Begum Jaan review exclusively for here Brown Girl Magazine.
“…I don’t think of heroes just as Superman and Wonder Woman, or even Symmetra and the Overwatch team I think more often they are ordinary people doing extraordinary things….” Read my exclusive Brown Girl Magazine interview with Anjali Bhamani, the voice of Symmetra in the virtual game Overwatch.
“In an ideal world, the Balaji saas–bahu shows would not be a true reflection of this woman-hating-woman vicious cycle. Independence for women in any form should be celebrated, not hindered.” My Brown Girl magazine feature looks at the infamous brides vs in-laws saga. Read the full article here
“….Racism never died, it needed the fuel to leverage its existence and was accelerated by the exploitation of this political tug of war within the nation.…” Just when you thought you had read enough on Brexit, think again. Check out my Brown Girl Magazine Feature here: Brexit for the Brown Girl – Sh** Just Got […]