A girl should be two things – who and what she wants to be.
– Coco Chanel
W by Saurabh Tikekar is a set of concept illustrations on the theme of sexism addressing the prejudice, stereotyping, and discriminations that are set against women, on the basis of gender.
“Be it a swanky corporate office or the hustle and bustle of a street, women are often looked down upon, objectified, and discriminated against in our society. More often than not they are subjected to lewd or disrespectful remarks by passersby, fringe elements of the society and sometimes even by friends and family members. It seems to be increasingly difficult to talk about sexism, equality and women’s rights in a modern society that perceives itself to have achieved gender equality. In this ‘liberal’, ‘modern’ age, to complain about everyday sexism or suggest that you are unhappy about the way in which women are portrayed and perceived renders you likely to be labelled ‘uptight’, ‘prudish’, a ‘militant feminist’, or a ‘bra burner’.” says Saurabh and we agree.
Here’s a snippet of the series. The rest of the series can be found here.
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