Women’s rights

Biskitbaba explains all male cabinet for Delhi government
Democracy
Economic inequality
Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

India’s capital becomes a bastion of male power

The Aam Aadmi Party made a huge deal out of women’s safety. Women were among those campaigning for AAP on the streets. Taking out rallys. Yet the 46% of women voters are represented by less than 10% of MLAs and NO ONE in the cabinet – where most of the power of the government resides. This […]

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molki bride trafficking
Democracy
Human rights
Women's rights

The electoral promise of bride trafficking

BJP leader OP Dhankar made a sensation when he promised the men of Haryana that if BJP came to power, it would get girls from Bihar for men in Haryana to marry. Finding women to marry is a big problem in Haryana with its bad and deteriorating sex ratio, with over a hundred and fifty […]

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Detail from Cloister Conspiracy, a sculpture by Philip Jackson, pictured during his one man exhibition Sacred and Profane, at the Bishop's Palace in Wells, Somerset.
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Women's rights

The idiot proof guide to media justice for women’s rights

The best and most important learnings are best done from the mistakes of others. ~ Anonymous Detail from Cloister Conspiracy, a sculpture by Philip Jackson, pictured during his one man exhibition Sacred and Profane, at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells, Somerset. Considering how many women make mistakes getting justice for themselves, here are some quick […]

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Gender seggregation
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Economic inequality
Human rights
Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Gender Ghetto Politics

What really gets my goat these days is the bull in china shop approach to women’s rights, which has a male dominated state and society trying to fix everything (sexual assault) – for women. I am a woman and I agree that there is vast gender inequality in India. I believe that women need to be empowered. I don’t […]

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Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV
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Women's rights

Comments for Vrinda Grover and others about the Tejpal case

This is with regard to Vrinda Grover’s facebook post as well as assorted defenders of Tejpal’s poor, helpless victim, which I cannot comment on individually to engage in debate, so I am choosing to respond here. To clarify my stand with regard to this case, I do not know Tarun Tejpal personally, have never even […]

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