Ikla comes from Hee Goan, West Sikkim and is currently pursuing English Journalism from Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. She is interested in visual storytelling, poetry, photography and visual arts.
"Believe me when I say that women are strong
Stronger than we think they are
There may be a million other strong things in this universe
But nothing compares to the strength of our will to live"
Injustice, violence, disappointment, love, joy and success—these are all part of a woman’s life. Perhaps, even something as simple as having more conversations around the everyday lived experiences of women can go a long way in understanding ourselves and encouraging solidarity across gender.