Shame

Democracy
Women's rights

The gender war: To take sides or not?

Rape apologist is a term I have become very familiar with it. Every time there is an outrage on social media with accusations of rape or harassment made against a man, my refusal to join in or my questioning of the e-lynchings is interpreted as supporting crimes against women. Thankfully, I’m not particularly dependent on […]

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Women's rights

The corrosive drip of bravery on woman power

Understand what we are doing when we call the Mumbai rape victim brave. It is not bravery to do something you know you can do. You are brave when you do not know if you can do something that you must do. Something that is beyond your ability. To call the Mumbai gang rape victim […]

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