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Attention, Indian women rising: Self defence can land you in jail

Feb 21, 2013

Attention, Indian women rising: Self defence can land you in jail

A young Kerala woman has been charged with a non-bailable offence for beating up her harasser. The message: when it comes to sexual violence, even self defence is no guarantee of safety. #ThatsJustWrong #Kerala #Sexual violence #One billion rising #Amrita
Case against Kerala woman for beating up eve-teaser

Feb 21, 2013

Case against Kerala woman for beating up eve-teaser

Amrita, had made headlines after she beat up two men who had misbehaved with her at a Thiruvananthapuram eatery. #NewsTracker #Thiruvananthapuram #One billion rising #Amrita
Violence against women: Is One Billion Rising really the answer?

Feb 16, 2013

Violence against women: Is One Billion Rising really the answer?

One Billion Rising is a thoughtful campaign - for people who get it. And that number isn't too many. #CultureDecoder #Violence against women #Delhi rape #One billion rising
Films influence society but not sleazy item songs: Farhan Akhtar

Feb 15, 2013

Films influence society but not sleazy item songs: Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar admits films influence the general public, but says more than the sleazy item songs, what impacts is the way the hero romances his on-screen love interest. #BuzzPatrol #Farhan Akhtar #One billion rising
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Feb 15, 2013

Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

A number of Delhi's college students and professors participated in an event held as part of a global show of strength against violence on women, called for by American author and playwright Eve Ensler (of Vagina Monologues fame). #ChangeAgent #Delhi University #Eve Ensler #One billion rising #Miranda House

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Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Sep 18, 2014

Earth's population to reach 12 billion by 2100

HUMANITY is continuing to grow and the Earth's population could hit 12 billion by 2100, according to a new prediction by experts. The rising population could worsen world problems such as climate change, infectious disease and poverty, scientists war... #Caribbean #United Nations #Africa #University of Washington
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Sep 19, 2014

Sterling soars after Scotland votes to stay in the UK

The British pound rose sharply after the Scottish independence vote indicated Scotland would remain in the United Kingdom, while Wall Street's overnight gains and Alibaba Group's red-hot initial public offering underpinned Asian shares. The cheer was... #Tokyo #Scotland #United Kingdom #Glasgow #FTSE #Wall Street #SPX #Dow Jones
Delhi women unite on Valentine's Day to call for end to violence

Sep 17, 2014

$600 million cost attributed to Health Connector website failure by Pioneer Institute

Counting the cost of providing temporary health insurance to people unable to use the website to enroll in insurance, the added cost of the technology debacle rises to $1 billion, according to the report. State officials dispute the numbers. BOSTON -... #Massachusetts #Deval Patrick #U.S. Democratic Party