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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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Democracy
Women's rights

International Women’s day wishes

Logged in to Twitter this morning to see a flood of wishes for a happy women’s day. I replied “Thank you. For today and every day.” which people found witty. Actually it wasn’t so much witty, as it was a statement of intent. Awareness for women’s rights – at least in public is growing by […]

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Women's rights

Shoma Chaudhary’s letter of acceptance of #TehelkaRapeCase victim’s resignation

From: Shoma Chaudhury <shoma@tehelka.com> Date: 27 November 2013 8:13:35 pm IST To: ****** Cc: Editors <editors@tehelka.com> Subject: RE: Resignation with immediate effect Dear ******, It is unfortunate that your resignation from Tehelka comes under these circumstances. As you have said, we have stood together for women’s rights, and today for me to be seen in […]

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Women's rights

P C Meena, Please RESIGN

t is no news that people in power couldn’t care less about the problems you face. At the same time, if they are to continue exploiting your votes for fun and profit, they must at least pretend to be doing something, so that they can later claim they tried and failed. Seeing as how most of […]

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Women's rights

On free men and brutes

I wrote this post quite a few times, totally different each time, and finally decided to scrap it all to simply state my bottom line. There is a lot of gender inequality in the world. Women are often victimized for being women. There is high and increasing incidence of violent crimes like rapes, murders, acid […]

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