Around a decade ago there was a watershed in Indian culture. We saw a concept come about in India and abroad. It was called the New Indian Male. The very idea of the New Indian Male was a gentleman. He wore clothes that fit and wasn’t picked out by his mother. He understood fashion. He …
Category Archive: Women
Apr 29 2013
Apr 24 2013
The two young men who played football have had their promising careers ended by the gold digging bitch that is the rape victim… That was the word on the lips of many people who saw her as a slut who got what was coming to her. There was a genuine feeling that these two young …
Apr 24 2013
It’s expected that sometimes you make mistakes while writing things. Sometimes it’s a joke that you phrased wrong or didn’t think about. Sometimes you reported on things incorrectly and sometimes you held view points that were incorrect. I did it with the Sunil Triparthi piece. Where I believed faulty news stories in India rather than …
Apr 23 2013
The Story of Laxmi used to be a story of caution in protecting women against the sexual exploitation and human traffic. Well? The BBC have an interesting version of it adopted to the modern realities and our understanding of sex work and human traffic.
Apr 22 2013
Papua New Guinea’s Witch Hunting Problem has been reported on, but there is a massive trend towards misogyny in the Island Culture judging by the sudden spate of rapes occurring within the country.
Apr 21 2013
In 2003, Orzala Ashraf Nemat had a dream. It wasn’t a big dream or one that would shake the foundations of the earth. But it was one that was important to women. Orzala dreamed of creating a network of women’s shelters in Afghanistan so that abused women would have a place to stay that could …
Apr 20 2013
When I first wrote about the Delhi Rape case in January, I was preparing for an exam to get my temporary registration to move on to the big subjects as a medical student. I was extremely busy but even then took a day off to go stand on the front lines of protests around me …
Apr 13 2013
“If you do not withdraw the case, we will kill you, burn down your house and stone your daughter”.
Apr 10 2013
One of the major reasons for a reduced rape reporting rate in India is the complete lack of empathy from people. Everyone from the police, to the medical officers to the courts and indeed society doesn’t treat rape victims well.
Apr 09 2013
Two women were tortured and killed in Papua New Guinea a few days ago after an angry mob decided to accuse them of witchcraft.