While female sexuality is considered to be ‘prized’ and their virginity a matter of honour for the family, male sexuality is congruent to the stereotypical male aggression.
Instead of wishing, hoping and waiting for the oppressors and the cultural traditionalists to change their minds, we could start with our own agency
These answers beg the question of whether it is socially unacceptable for girls to adopt boy-associated male roles, but the reverse (boys adopting a girls role) appears acceptable.
In the aftermath of the brutal state action on peacefully protesting students, this is what our honourable Chief Minister had to say...
Manipur alone is alleged to have witnessed 5,128 extra-judicial killings just in the past 30 years.
Although India happens to be self-sufficient in the production of food grains, access remains a major concern.
I was seventeen when a man sitting next to me in an auto tried to grope my right breast.
The very fact that these marketing firms think they can actually get away with something as ridiculous as this is testament to how idiotic they seem to think the internet is.
Saif takes on 5 common prejudices that many people hold against Muslims, and counters each of them with tact and reason.
The Jadavpur University molestation case has something to teach us all! #Hokkolorob!
Can you guess a few of these?
47% of girls in India do not have any stake in deciding when and to whom they want to marry.
I am really happy that Emma Watson said everything she said.
If at any point while reading this blog you find yourself confused, don’t worry, this is exactly how I felt when the following events were unfolding.
The only positive trend to emerge from abandonments is that many more girls than boys are being adopted across the country.
Please do not use your incompetency as a crutch to justify your archaic stance towards women, as well as journalism.
My city came alive. She was strong and confident, and thrumming with energy.
We force women to see themselves as the subtotal of their cosmetic appearance. By promoting this perspective, we are promoting the ideals of subservience.
Early marriage is a crime inflicted on childhood. A crime that parents just don’t realize they are committing.
It was a food shortage that could have been tided over, but was converted consciously into a scathing famine