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What is a Slutwalk?

Respect is an attitude. Dignity is a right. #slutwalk Don’t judge us for your thoughts. It all began with a safety forum at a York University on 24th January 2011. Constable Michael Sanguinetti and another officer from the Toronto Police Service’s 31 Division were speakers there. As a part of raising awareness about safety around the …

Please Mend The Gap

I have been writing a lot on women’s rights and gender dynamics and other things. Recently, I came across an interesting project online to create easily distributed information in the form of a booklet for women to make better choices and arrangements for their personal safety. They are leading initiatives around making public areas safer. …

Women and rape

A reader responded to my earlier article on women with a two part article. Below are my comments to the articles. If I have more, I will update. If a man thinks a woman invites rape through disregard of norms around keeping a low profile, he sure as heck can delete a less than complimentary …