Nudity

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

Editorial Malfunction at India Today

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, […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Criticism of the slutwalk – Besharmi Morcha

On comments and other dialogue around the slutwalk think this is a misguided movement. Never mind that it spread like wildfire around the world because people saw its significance. “misguided” is an incredibly patronizing way to describe what essentially amounts to a difference of opinion. It is quite unrealistic as well, to assume that people […]

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Women's rights

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, […]

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