Constrained spaces

There is a protest movement happening around certain cities in India, that focuses on what is essentially, the restrictive curfew times for young single women mandated by their landlords; women who live away from their families. For higher education or work. Unmarried women staying away from families was not the norm. But with increasing education and … Continue reading Constrained spaces

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A Tamil Muslim household

Part 3 - Tamil Nadu Ingredients for the nonbu kanji. Scraped coconut. Pounded ginger and garlic. Onions, chillies, fenugreek, coriander, and mint. I am not sure what role chillies play in a kanji, but all this was prepared by the women of the book, and sent along with the rice and firewood to the mosque to … Continue reading A Tamil Muslim household