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Tag Archive: Patriarchy

Jun 08 2014

A Turkish man electrocuted his wife for giving birth to a female baby

A Turkish man electrocuted his wife. A Turkish man is charged with electrocuting his wife as punishment for giving birth to a girl — while on the phone to police who failed to avert the crime, media reported Friday. The 29-year-old from southeastern Diyarbakir province does not deny murdering his wife by placing a live …

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Nov 05 2013

Another patriarchal festival today in India. Bhai Phonta or Bhai Dooj.

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There are hundreds of patriarchal festivals in India. People are celebrating Bhai Phonta or Bhai Dooj or Bhai Tika or Bhai Beej today. On this day, sisters put a sandalwood paste or a vermilion mark on the forehead of their brothers and pray for their brothers to have long and happy lives, safety and success. …

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Oct 22 2013

Karva Chauth, the patriarchal bullshit!

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The pictures are from the celebration of Karva Chauth. Karva Chauth is celebrated by Hindu women who fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. Once the moon is visible, it is customary for a fasting woman, with her husband nearby, to view its reflection in a vessel filled with …

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Oct 15 2013

Sindoor Khela, the celebration of patriarchy

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Married Bengali Hindu women celebrated their sindoor or vermilion yesterday. They do it every year. On the last day of Durga puja, women apply sindoor on the goddess’s feet or forehead and then start applying it to all the married women around, smearing each other with it. Unmarried women or widows are not allowed to …

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Sep 11 2013

How to stop rape

Four men likely to be sentenced to hang for gang-rape and murder of 23-year-old woman on bus in Delhi last year. I think, we will not be able to stop rape by executing all the rapists in the world. Rape will be continued until we abolish patriarchy, and make a macho-culture and misogyny free world. …

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Aug 30 2013

Men secretly want their wives or girlfriends to be less successful than them because it boosts their self-esteem!

Study says: Men secretly want their wives or girlfriends to be less successful than them because it boosts their self-esteem! Although they may pretend to celebrate their partners’ achievements, men prefer to see their wives and girlfriends take a nose dive at work and in their private life. Unlike women, whose self-esteem is unaffected by …

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May 02 2013

Some unreal women talk about an unreal world

(Source) They say: ‘Real women do not need feminism. The problem with feminism is the cultivation of an attitude of victimization. Feminism tries to make women believe they are victims of an oppressive, male-dominated, patriarchal society.’ Do those women try to make women believe society is not patriarchal or male-dominated and women are not oppressed? …

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Mar 18 2013

Sexist men want women’s big breasts!

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The study says: men who like big breasts are more sexist. “Men who more strongly endorsed benevolently sexist attitudes toward women, who more strongly objectified women, and who were more hostile toward women idealized a large female breast size,” the researchers said. Men who treat women as sexual objects like to see women having fair …

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Mar 17 2013

Brainwashing young generation!

This Palindrome video is for fun or for creating confusion. But it ultimately says that family and children are/should be more important for women than work. We always see that women worry about combining marriage, children, and a career. Do the members of the ‘lost generation’ ever ask: ‘why don’t men worry about combining marriage, …

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Jan 26 2013

Silent women speaking up!

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