Media Action Against Rape is a research and capacity building project led by Bournemouth University, UK, and UNESCO, New Delhi. A 20-month academic study, it seeks to offer news media solutions to combat rape culture. MAAR runs NewsTracker, a web site that scrutinises the representation of sexual violence in the Indian news media.
Dear makers of Axone, Nepali women need not be othered from empowerment. Axone betrays a decent portrayal of a Nepali character even when Upasana centres the maximum screen presence throughout the film.
For many women, the bra is believed to be just another body part. The bra today is not simply a piece of cloth, but has the larger politics of gender identity, oppression and social construction attached to it.