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Feb 12 2013

The Sexy Lie

My heartfelt thanks to Caroline Heldman! She is just wonderful. I believe what she said.

Jan 26 2013

Silent women speaking up!

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Jan 20 2013

Religious fundamentalists disagree with each other on everything but agree on one thing!

Male-female equality is against nature, says Sunni scholar. A Hindu fundamentalist says, ‘male-female equality is against nature’. A Muslim fundamentalist agrees with the Hindu fundamentalist, says, ‘yes,you are right, male-female equality is against nature.’ If you ask a Christian fundamentalist, he will say the same thing, ‘male-female equality is against nature’. Ask a Jewish fundamentalist …

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Dec 29 2012

We are raped to death.

Whatever little rights the women of the Indian subcontinent have gained till now, most of it has been because of men. Men have fought with the misogyny-laden society in favor of abolishing the abhorrent practice of Sati, and facilitating the acquisition of suffrage, the ability to walk beyond the household boundaries, the rights to education …

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Dec 09 2012

God could not save children in his ‘own country’.

Kerala is the most literate state in India. Everything is so perfect in Kerala that it is called ‘God’s Own Country’.The National Geographic’s Traveller magazine named Kerala as one of the ten paradises of the world. But girls get sexually abused in the paradise, they get raped in god’s own country. Here are some recent …

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Nov 13 2012

No more celebration of misogyny !

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India is celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights. But Indian feminist author Rita Banerji is not celebrating it, because she does not like the Diwali story. She thinks the gods and the traditions people celebrate in India, contain the seeds of violence against women and girls. She says:

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Oct 19 2012

We can make the impossible possible if only we want it.

In some parts of the world impossible dreams came true. But in many parts of the world, women are still treated as slaves and sex objects. Women work much more than men but they are paid less. It’s an old film on women’s oppression. Times are gone, but women’s oppression are not gone.

Oct 10 2012

Humanity needs more Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai received Pakistan’s first National youth Peace Prize from Pakistan’s prime minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani. Malala’s diary when she was 11 years old in 2009: THURSDAY JANUARY 15: NIGHT FILLED WITH ARTILLERY FIRE The night was filled with the noise of artillery fire and I woke up three times. But since there was no …

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Oct 07 2012

Women speaking out

Feminist icon Robin Morgan is speaking with Mona Eltahawy, Egyptian-American Journalist and activist. Robin Morgan: Mona Eltahawy is an Egyptian-American feminist, brilliant journalist and pal. She was a correspondent for Reuters in Cairo and Jerusalem. She has reported news from the Middle East for The Guardian in the UK. She has written for US News …

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