Who even decided to confine women to the private sphere in the first place? Who decided it was a good idea to restrict women’s mobility and then justify it on the basis of "fear" or "safety"? These are important questions to ask because they shape the lives of many women in South Asia. Access to public spaces is the fundamental right of women and Girls on Bikes is doing a great job at fighting for that right and trying to change social attitudes towards women being in public spaces one pedal at a time!
Three young Indian women discuss the effects of the global gag rule, a decision taken by seven white men in the USA, on SRHR work in India.
A new music video titled Hwages shows Saudi women doing everything they can't do in rea life in Saudi Arabia like driving among others.
It is important to talk about Hillary Clinton. It is important, even for someone who was not a stakeholder in the U.S elections of 2016, the campaign for which went on for much longer than healthy or necessary.
The South Asia One Billion Rising was launched at Tewa Center, Kathmandu, Nepal on September 19, 2016 as a part of the global movement One Billion Rising.
What is white male entitlement? If Brock Turner was black, he wouldn't be let off in 3-months because of 'good behaviour' for raping an unconscious and intoxicated woman.
Women athletes from all over the world are crushing it at Rio Olympics 2016, but global media is still showing us that sexism is alive and well, kicking. Yes, this is 2016.
Most of you have read about Brock Turner and his ridiculously light sentence for committing sexual assault. Turner dragged an intoxicated woman behind a dumpster, disrobed her and attempted to penetrate her before thankfully being caught by two good samaritans who didn’t just ignore what they saw.
"Rise in violent extremism, sectarian and religious hate narratives in Pakistan has driven the need for a counter narrative", says Team Muhafiz
Boys of Bangladesh launches Dhee, a lesbian comic character.
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