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Is SlutWalk "an annoying, antifeminist paradox, recreational hacktivism which topples over the very ideas it means to uphold"?
Mukhtaran Mai of Pakistan has received only a travesty of justice. All but one of those she accused of rape have been acquitted.
June 12: Our Right to Live Without Fear In the backdrop of recent violent attacks on women in Pune city, Open Space and the Pune branch of Network of Women in Media, Aayam, organised a panel discussion at Symbiosis Vishwabhavan on violence against women.
For modern women, the mobile phone has become a defence mechanism for use while negotiating public spaces
Women are increasingly reporting sexual violations/exploitation within the home, workplace, friends’ circle or university that don’t quite match the strict requirements of ‘rape’ or the loose connotations of ‘outraging her modesty’, the two broad types of sexual violations that the law recognises. Will the long-pending Sexual Assault Bill help?