Well, that is what I learnt first about menstruation, ‘DO NOT TALK ABOUT IT’.
Most of the domestic violence, sexual violence, and marital rape cases in India are also never reported. Going by the pure numbers, these cases are grossly under-reported.
She had spent two decades of her life talking to people she didn’t like, touching the feet of relatives she didn’t respect, going to social gatherings that made her feel lonely. She had spent two decades of her life trying to please everybody and she was tired of it all.
Jealousy and gossip can seriously harm the advancement of feminism. When women don’t support each other, it gives patriarchal men a chance to suppress women more. The most important aspect of feminism is women lifting up other women.