It’s been three decades since the incident portrayed in When They See Us, and almost two decades since the truth came to light, but there doesn’t seem to be an increase in public consciousness regarding this issue, neither does there seem to be an attempt to better investigate cases so that no individual gets wrongly convicted.
Nirmala Sitharaman achieved a historic feat by becoming the first full-time woman finance minister, and is set to present the annual Union Budget for the nation on 5th July, 2019.
With the same breath that we condemn misogyny, we must also call out forceful geographical expelling for the evil that is, an evil pernicious enough to rip families, institutions and people, scarring them for life.
10 years on, however, we are still far from realising the well-intended objectives of the Right to Education Act (2009).
In 1965, it may have been a language war. But this time around Hindi imposition is perceived as an attack on Tamil Nadu's culture and history.
The underlying issue is the evil deed negating the humanity of a person; thus, sex offenders are labelled as ‘monsters’, less than human.
Tharoor's Bill makes certain recommendations with a specific focus on issues of marital rape, reproductive agency and menstrual rights.
Historically, Indian law has defined the non-consensual penetration of the penis into vagina as ‘rape’.
For the residents of Alabama, USA, it is a no-win situation, since they are getting neither contraception nor development.
A sex-strike by women being considered an effective response to the abortion bans reinforces sexist assumptions about women and sex.