Aleena and Payal talk about educational abuse in South Asian communities and how women might be limited in pursuing higher education.
More episodes from "chai your aunty should be spilling"
Religion--South Asia's justification to carry on the tradition of subjugating women
12:34Tasmina Ahmed, from Turning Point for Women and Families, speaks with Vasudha about how customs can often be packaged as religiously sanctioned to justify abuse against women. She speaks about the need for inclusivity within South Asian organizations and the importance of culture-specific aid.
14:25Kavya talks to Annesa Tabassum about her abusive marriage, and the stigma about divorce in the South Asian community.
Spilling the chai on Indian Matchmaking
9:26Vasudha and Aleena discuss how the show Indian Matchmaking reinforces the idea of a "passive" woman as desirable while projecting castist, racist, colorist, and (generally exclusionary) opinions about matchmaking.
Honor violence against LGBTQ+ individuals in South Asian communities
10:39Kavya, Sanah and Simmi discuss domestic violence against LGBTQ+ peoples, and how colonial remnants still continue to influence social norms.
Education as a control tactic
10:44Aleena and Payal talk about educational abuse in South Asian communities and how women might be limited in pursuing higher education.
It's not "fiscally responsible", it's financial abuse
6:47Sanah and Michael discuss how abusers can attempt to control by limiting access or accumulation of funds, and give tips on how to practice boundaries.
Immigration Law and Survivors
39:23Tulika speaks with immigration lawyers--Katie and Maria--discussing the legal options for immigrant victims of intimate partner violence.
Why survivors can't just go to the police
9:33Iman and Manal explore why survivors might feel threatened by law enforcement, and explore other options for seeking help.
~Everything your parents should have taught you~
12:24Jake and Simmi chat with the founder and head of Tresurher, Anushay Chaudhry, about reproductive abuse and normalization of sexual coercion in South Asian communities.
Locked in or Locked up?
10:16Jake and Manal talk about the increase in IPV and child abuse during this worldwide pandemic, and how we all can be allies in this unprecedented time.