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Saudi Arabia as a Modern Gilead

Mona Eltahawy, author of the courageous book on the violence of deep patriarchy in Saudi Arabia, writes a great piece in the NYT on Saudi Arabia as a modern Gilead. 73 more words

Literature

Guest speaker Leda Lozier gives talk on gender violence in Central America

On Wednesday 3 May, the department of Modern Languages and Cultures welcomed  guest speaker Leda Lozier from the University of Georgia to deliver a presentation  entitled… 340 more words

Latin American Studies

Gang Rapes – Rapidly Turning Into Just A Statistic In India

Joseph Stalin had once said that, “a single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic”.

It rings true today, as we speak of the latest, horrific rape and murder of (yet another) girl from Sonepat in terms of a statistic – by stating that for two consecutive years, Haryana has reported the highest number of gang-rape cases among all states.  779 more words

Women

It's Been A Long Wait For Nirbhaya's Parents. The Question To Ask Is: Should It Have Taken 5 Years?

It’s taken almost 5 years. On 16th December 2012, a young girl lost her life when she was subjected to a brutal rape attack, an attack that shook the nation’s conscience and jolted it out of its apathy, albeit fleetingly. 464 more words

Women

On being a rape victim: why I do not talk about it (and how it changed how I am educating my daughter)

I was an undergrad in university. My family lived closed enough to the university to get there every day by train – so, I still lived with them. 1,877 more words

Educating Girls

'Stealthing': A Dangerous Sex Practice on the Rise

Please share among your friends – gay or straight.

Many are starting to discuss “stealthing,” a term that describes when a man removes a condom during sex despite agreeing to wear one.

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Everyday Life

What Rashmi Bansal Said Took Guts. And Don't Question Her Timing, Hear What She Is Saying.

Another story, of yet another man in a strong position, trying to take advantage of it. We’re running out of words to express our shock, anger and disgust. 647 more words

Women