In today’s world mired with negativity, we girls need to stick to each other for help and advice. And Social Media gives out a huge platform for just that!
Here a few handpicked accounts on Instagram that we think every girl should follow so she finds an online army that educates her about these issues and shares her woes, concerns, and happiness.
Molly Margeret, in her own words, is a human with a vagina (yes, we said it out loud! No, it’s not a taboo) trying to figure it all out. Her Instagram page is filled with advice on how to deal with the troubles us chicas generally face in daily life, often addressing intimate issues people are hesitant to talk about. Follow whatswrongwithmyvagina for when WebMD freaks you out unnecessarily.
Megan Jayne Crabbe started hating her body when she was just five-years-old. And she came out of that feeling. An anorexia survivor, she is a huge advocate for body positivity or BoPo. Megan’s Instagram acts as an antidote to the ‘before’ and ‘after’ body shots, smoothies and intimidating fitness accounts that have flooded the platform. And her fans are grateful for that. Follow bodyposipanda for more such posts.
We all sometimes need a nudge to remind us to take better care. Recipes for Self Love is exactly that! A collection of intersectional illustrations by Alison Rachel filled with reminders of how to care for yourself. From talking about body confidence to not being ashamed, Alison has left no stone unturned on recipesforselflove. It is also great to see the real diversity and inclusion in the characters illustrated. Truly self-love and care for everyone!
gurlstalk was started by model Adwoa Aboah, who you will know as the face with the incredible freckles. The page is a place to see uplifting photos, drawings and words – especially for anyone struggling with the whole being-a-woman-in-this-world thing.
This Instagrammer is a huge promoter of mental health awareness and suicide prevention and regularly posts self-help guides for victims to use. A staunch believer of killing silence, breakingtaboo is a must follow for all who feel weary in this world.
Sophie and April talk about current events, popular culture and the intersection between fatness and feminism on the Instagram page shesallfatpod, and on their podcast for body positivity and radical self-love. Asking for chill vibes only, this is a must follow page for everyone who needs a dollop of positivity in their lives!
A truly empowering account, this voice could be the voice of every girl in the world! For relatable posts and badass ideas, follow nowthisher on Instagram.
Rupi Kaur is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator widely known for her two collections of poetry: Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers. Her work explores a variety of themes ranging from love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity, migration, and revolution. Follow rupikaur_ for more!
The true meaning of a feminist is equality; unlike the twisted version people generally talk about. Follow feminist for posts and insight into the real meaning of the concept of feminism and the contemporary woman.
Started by Rachita Taneja, a comic artist and human rights activist, this account has posts that blend in both women’s rights and political satires in the current society. Never one to mince her words, she fearlessly calls out wrong actions and supports the right causes on sanitarypanels.