Rachita Taneja, Creator of Sanitary Panels Tells Cosmo What Feminism Means to Her

"It's the ability to make your own choices"

"For me, feminism means self-determination. It's the ability to make your own choices when it comes to your body, your career, even the way you live. And there are lots of issues that feminists are dealing with. Whether it's foeticide or being able to wear whatever you want—feminists are constantly fighting. But for me, having the voices of young women heard and their opinions being taken seriously is very important. I really want more young women to take leadership roles in activism, in politics, in NGOs, student body groups, etc. That's a big step in breaking the glass ceiling."

Shorts: Gap, Photograph: Mehtab Mann, Styling: Zunaili Malik