Democracy

Issues related with various rights, resistance, justice movements, people’s struggles. Awareness mongering to the hilt. Giving voice to causes that need it, bringing to attention things that may be missed. Countering propaganda, undermining discrimination. This area tries to fix the world, one starfish at a time.

Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A Life in Clothes – Part 2 : Teenage

Raw version. Publishing before I lose guts. Will take a look for editing in a couple of days. This is Part 2. You can read Part 1 here A Life in Clothes – Part 1 : Childhood Right along with puberty and the information that I was a “young woman” as I secretly liked being […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

A life in clothes – Part 1: Childhood

Raw version. Publishing before I lose guts. Will take a look for editing in a couple of days. As I was thinking of the Besharami Morcha coming up in Delhi, I found myself reflecting on clothes. I looked for examples I could “use” and found a narrative of my life in clothing. I grew up […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Slutwalk is now Besharmi Morcha

Besharmi Morcha The Indian version of the slutwalk protest marches spreading around the world was initially planned for the 25th of June, but has now been postponed to the end of July. When: July 30th, 2011 Where: Delhi Category: Protest  I like the direction in which we are moving with this one. The delay is […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Why do you call it SLUT-Walk?

This post addresses a lot of questions being raised by the slutwalk. Mostly in conversations on Twitter (because questions raised are similar, and I can embed tweets as questions more easily. But first things first. If the below is similar to your response, you may first want to read an earlier post on women and […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

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 […]

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