Sreemoyee Piu Kundu

OPEN TO OPINION

Below The Belt

The writer is an ex lifestyle editor and PR vice president, and now a full-time novelist based in Delhi. She's the author of Faraway Music, Sita's Curse and You've Got The Wrong Girl! Also, a columnist on sexuality and gender and the recipient of NDTV L'oreal Women of Worth Award in the 'Literature' category.

VOICES

 |  Below The Belt  |   7-minute read

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

Why men talk and act dirty in bed

Why do we, women, not articulate our likes and dislikes when it comes to sex? Why are we always the provider?

ART & CULTURE

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

Desi Fifty Shades of Grey, 'Maaya' by Vikram Bhatt is a bold insult to women

The visual orgy begins with the overpowering voice of a man spelling out BDSM for beginners.

VOICES

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

Are we raising men who will eventually rape us?

Be it on a crowded street corner or a deserted highway. Or in the darkness of our own bedrooms.

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

Why society likes to call single woman like me a slut

Spare us the look of pity or the compelling need to find us a partner.

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

I'm a Bengali woman with big breasts, don't bother me

The beauty and fashion industry is made to balance itself on the idea of being thin.

VARIETY

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |   5-minute read

Can Sonam Kapoor dare to show how she woke up?

Will she be okay revealing her love handles, pimples, facial hair, dark circles?

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |   4-minute read

Why must shame be associated with my private parts?

How many Indian women can even pronounce the word clitoris without shuddering, once?

POLITICS

 |  Below The Belt  |   4-minute read

Rapes are rising in Bengal, but Mamata is busy with Singur Dibosh

Gone are the days when we didn't need to know the Kolkata Police women's helpline number by heart.