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.

Women's rights

The Self-Immolation in Herat

In this post from the Afghan life series, Gity Yousafi speaks with awe inspiring and heartbreaking honesty of one of the most serious issues facing the well being of women in Afghanistan – self-immolation. One of the main problems of our society that we faced is self-immolation; it spread day by day and takes it […]

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Women's rights

Questioning the sex ratio and reflexive assumptions: India census 2011

Our gender ratio is now 912 female kids to every 1000 male. Female foeticide is a bitch. No pun intended. Sex abortions are illegal in India. I am totally against them, though my views about making a law of it are not kind. However, has there been any research to rule out other factors? Say, […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Tears dry, drought remains

The Indian state has managed to keep the devastating drought in the country out of the National consciousness. Just as it has kept quiet the massive destruction of water resources, falling water tables and sale of water and waterbodies to private players while people and their lands thirst. What is the situation really? 314 villages […]

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General
Women's rights

Gender, Culture and Fertility

So many things to write about, so much to do. I describe myself as a nomad. The life of Nomad is one that is home everywhere. Many things are happening in life, and some synchronicity is leading to insights about myself as a woman. The role of women in Indian society is all crap, as […]

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Women's rights

Feminism and society

Call me old fashioned or ignorant, but I am well aware that I am not entirely cues in to this feminism thing. I am female. I am a housewife, a mountaineer, a professional in multiple areas at my whim. They are all aspects of me. Why should it be that my being a housewife is […]

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