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London's Child Marriages, 1500-1800s

Child marriages has been happening from the ancients of times. Although girls (or boys) who hit puberty weren’t classed as a child when they hit “puberty”, from the 20th century on-wards things changed. 11,075 more words


Parched (Leena Yadav, India 2015)

Director: Leena Yadav
Writers: Supratik Sen (dialogue), Leena Yadav
Actors: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Lehar Khan

Domestic violence, honor, infertility, prostitution, child marriage… themes treated in a traditional gender setting in Rajasthan. 31 more words


Inherently Brief: Volume 42

Snapshots of law, gender and sexuality news from the past couple of weeks.

H&M’s 2016 Autumn Collection: a step forward for feminism?

Begüm Elif Yılmaz, University of Manchester… 1,756 more words

Inherently Brief

The Fault in Their Happiness

Over the last couple of days I have repeatedly heard a saying made famous by Sheryl Crow:

“If it makes you happy, it can’t be that bad.”

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Senegalese women share stories of sexual abuse

On October 10, Buzzfeed published a story about five Senegalese women who shared their stories of sexual abuse and how they are working to towards a better future. 254 more words


Definition as a verb, Parched:  Make or become dry through intense heat, extremely thirsty.

There couldn’t be a more beautiful title. Before I begin the review of this subtle masterpiece, you need to give the trailer a watch, if you haven’t glanced upon it yet.  303 more words

Under The Microscope