Another case of police insensitivity came to light when inquiries were made into the rape case of a JNU second year student who was turned away by the local police station when she tried to register an FIR.
Getting turned down hurts. There is no denying that. But it is rare that we think about the consequent self-care methods we indulge in to heal ourselves and accept a ‘no’ in the healthiest manner possible.
With the current crisis in the valley, the emotional and mental health issues are expected to worsen. The imposed curfew have left the valley in a state of increased panic, mistrust, humiliation and constant fear.
If men keep sharing lewd remarks about women constantly on such WhatsApp groups, what effect would it have on the mindset of other people? They would have the same thought process while looking at women on roads and while working with them in offices.
Most of us struggle with being turned down, with each rejection turning us towards the filmy solace of alcohol, good ol’ slut shaming or feeling depressed and belittled.
Jyotsna Siddharth interviewed Niharika Singh for Dalit Feminism Archive to discuss issues of caste, appropriation, representation and feminism in Bollywood.
Just as men are taught that an inital 'no' doesn't mean no, women are taught that playing hard to get is the ultimate form of romance.
Sister Lucy , one of the Kerala nuns who protested against the rape-accused bishop Franco Mulakkal last year, was on Monday expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), for her lifestyle which stood in violation with the church norms.
This Monday, August 5, 2019, the Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy Bill, 2019 (Bill No. 156-C of 2019) and was introduced to the Rajya Sabha, restricting surrogacy to being only altruistic and banning its commercial form.This Monday, August 5, 2019, the Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy Bill, 2019 (Bill No. 156-C of 2019) and was introduced to the Rajya Sabha, restricting surrogacy to being only altruistic and banning its commercial form.
Bimala Maji was a peasant activist from Midnapur, Bengal who played a vital role in organising the peasant women into the Nari Bahini (tr. Women's militia) in the Tehbhaga Movement subverting her marginalisation as a lower class, Dalit child-widow into a position of power.