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Bengaluru disgraces New Year 2017

January 9, 2017 - 7:59 am in Reforms

The molestation, rape or any other similar offensive act is well rooted in the criminal mindset which prevails in every society or social setup notwithstanding other reasons. However, city like Mumbai is not largely witness to such devastating troublesome…

Uniform Civil Code- a Political Ruse

August 17, 2016 - 6:36 pm in Reforms

The government (Law ministry) recently referred the matter of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to the Law Commission to seek its opinion. The UCC debate has been…

Perspectives on women in the discourse of nationalism

June 2, 2016 - 2:43 pm in Culture

The public discourse in India today is replete with discussions on nationalism. The actions of any individual and particularly of those who have a point…

3 convicted in Jharkhand Dalit atrocity case after 15 yrs

April 7, 2016 - 8:24 pm in Society

Dalit the Black untouchable of this holy land, denied their basic human right. In rural  areas they are suffering from myriad of problems ill health , malnutrition, poverty, unemployment, migration and  blind faith etc. Dalit women are not twice but thrice…

God, holy temples and unholy women

February 29, 2016 - 3:36 pm in Culture

The news is abuzz with the protests led by women to enter holy shrines - be it the temple of Sabarimala, Shani Shingnapur or Haji Ali. These women have one very fundamental and seemingly simple demand – entry to the shrines. At the famous Sabarimala temple…

Should “Sex Work” be legalised?

August 7, 2015 - 5:34 pm in Rights

[yop_poll id="1"] A low key campaign for legalisation of prostitution is continuing. It seems to have tacit support of women's organisations evident from their deafening silence on an issue of such vital importance to women. Repotedly, it also has the support…

Is ‘India’s daughter’ a victim of corporate media war ?

March 8, 2015 - 5:36 am in Society

A few days ago our finance minister and the legal brain of the current government Mr Arun Jaitley spoke in a conference and said that ‘You cannot ban anything in the current age of information’. ‘How can any government ban anything when the flow of information…

Swchhakar Mahila Abhiyan – Press Release

February 14, 2015 - 7:14 pm in Society

Swchhakar Mahila Abhiyan Lucknow 14th Feb 2015 Location:- Ganga Prasad Memorial Hall, Ameenabad, Lucknow Today, around 500 women, engaged in manual scavenging, gathered at a conference organized by SDF in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. These women from different…

The first lesson

December 9, 2014 - 9:31 am in Reforms

I am still trying to come to terms with the horrific rape of the six month old baby in Gujarat, if come to terms you can. Quite frankly only a very sick society can come to terms with sic horror. I had expressed my immediate reaction in a short blog yesterday…