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Editorial Malfunction at India Today

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

An outrageous, but somewhat predictable editorial malfunction in India Today led to some confusion about whether the magazine wants to object to objectification of women or encourage it. Sex sells, so sell it As everyone knows, India Today has difficulty selling content and must rely on pictures of scantily dressed women to attract readers, who, …

Women and Power : The Gender Battle

Patterns of assumptions and stereotypes manipulate collective responses. Patterns based on things we refuse to acknowledge or even are aware of. “Strong man”, “Caring mother”, “damsel in distress”, “hen pecked”, “old coot”, “shrew” and more aren’t just common terms, they are common ways in which we see people and there are patterns. There are scales of gender, …