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.
The Indian American community needs to take a hard look at its apolitical complacency in Trump's USA - model minority status notwithstanding.
The declaration was in celebration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. Well it gave pretty much white women the right to vote.
Seham Sergiwa was abducted on the night of 17th July, 2019 from her home in Benghazi by about twenty five to thirty armed men of the Libyan National Army.
Purvi Patel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for child neglect and foeticide, two crimes that make each other moot!
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!
Men like Hugh Hefner remain powerful, relevant, as their female peers cease to exist in the wonderful Playboy universe.
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.
Louis CK had masturbated without consent in front of 5 women. This is such a violation of self that is incomparable because of lack of your agency.
This International Women's Day, as we struggle forward through the current economic and ecological crisis, our social frameworks crumble and fail the oppressed.