The will to change begins in the body not in the mind
My politics is in my body, accruing and expanding with every
act of resistance and each of my failures
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet and feminist. “Tear Gas,” lines 38-39 (1969).
Whatever the causes, and whatever the justifications for economic tension, we seem to be just going through the motions, and not really pausing to reflect, either on how we got here or what we should do now that we are here.
What is life like for young women who moved to Bengaluru for work (and freedom). Are they able to break away from the pressures of traditional families wanting them to ‘settle down’? Are families changing their expectations of their independent and capable daughters?