A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.
भारत में ऐसी कोई सर्वे रिपोर्ट बेहद सीमित मात्रा में उपलब्ध है, जिससे यह पता चलता है कि कितने युवक-युवतियों के शादी से पहले संबंध रहे है| पर ये सीमित आंकडें कोई पुख्ता तस्वीर सामने लाने के लिए काफी नहीं है|
Coming from a conservative Muslim family where your male cousins won’t even look at you if you are not wearing a dupatta, I have always felt that my body was constantly scrutinised and kept under the male gaze.
Fasting during Ramadan is meant to teach the importance of patience to Muslims, yet it also reflects the constant shaming imposed on women within the household.
Suno voices the dissent against marital rape and domestic violence prevalent within the Indian society where sexual intercourse is mostly non-consensual
Abusive parents ensure that the submissive role of a child continues even after they have grown into adults, especially of their daughters, who are already made vulnerable by the patriarchy.
In the cases where the child sexual abuse is disclosed by the survivor, it becomes a threat to the 'honour and dignity' that has been earned by the family for generations.
After several psychological blows and traumas, you have now developed some understanding of your unique upbringing by your family along with the positives and negatives of it.
The data provided by the Health Department states that not a single female child was born among the 216 children born in 132 villages of the district of Uttarkashi.
How do you raise feminist children in times when the ills of patriarchy are at its peak? Here is an informed experience sharing piece.
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