Aggression

General
Hindutva
Radicalization

How to deradicalize Muslims?

Season for questions on how to deradicalize Muslims. Later there will be a season on how to deradicalize Hindus (like much later, five years later). Answer is the same. Treat them the same. Respect them as people. Disagree with ideas, not hate identities. Golden rule of debate is there for a reason. It allows for […]

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Domestic Emotional Abuse
Women's rights

What does domestic mental abuse sound like?

Psychological abuse is designed to strip a person of all self esteem. It is mental violence that may or may not be accompanied by physical violence. It erodes self-esteem, isolates its victim and prevents actions to seek help. Psychological domestic abuse usually happens as a constant corrosive factor in a relationship rather than the easier […]

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Women's rights

Jarawa re wah re wah!

So a video went viral. Guardian had published a video shot by a tourist where a policeman (off camera) is bullying the local tribal women to dance and even doing a carrot and stick routine with one that wouldn’t. Here, watch it and puke. IBNLive covers it as a big shocker. Absolutely scandalous. I suppose […]

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Representational image: Woman beaten up
Best
Child Rights
Democracy
Women's rights

10 practical ideas to prevent domestic abuse from continuing

While domestic abuse is distressingly common, it is equally normal for the victim to receive little or no assistance in dealing with an abusive partner or member of the family. Sadly, the “mind your own business” mentality continues to triumph against all logic. It does not seem to strike people that if marriage is not […]

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