Brown Girl’s Guide to Gender, a hard-hitting spoken-word performance by Mumbai girl, Aranya Johar, will strike a chord with every Indian woman.
Or perhaps with all women in conservative societies.
The 18-year-old’s uninhibited act (with some NSFW language) exposes the hypocrisy of patriarchal societies where women are slut-shamed and cat-called, where marital rape isn’t illegal, and a bleeding woman is regarded as impure.
The video’s notched up nearly a million views on social media. It has got people talking. And has also inspired a brilliant response from a man.