In the crucial conversations around gender equality and gender justice, the focus on the oppressive tool – ‘masculinity’ – that’s being used, generation after generation to maintain this gender hierarchy in the home, at the workplace, in public spaces and interpersonal relationships, is not often talked about. Masculinity, in the way it pressurises men to be more ‘like a man’, ‘manly’, ‘man enough’ is equally oppressive and exploitative of men.
Tell us, what do you think it means to be a boy/man?
This series is a part of What's A Man
, a series exploring masculinity in India, in collaboration with Dr Deepa Narayan. Join the conversation here