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What Pink gets right: Women negotiating the terms of their sexual availability

Sep 18, 2016

What Pink gets right: Women negotiating the terms of their sexual availability

Watching Shoojit Sircar’s Pink was not easy. Within minutes, a cloud of anger, frustration and helplessness sat over me and stirred my cauldron of experiences and memories. Minal Arora, Falak Ali and Andrea Tariang are all of us women negotiating the terms of our sexual availability to the world at large. It was both cathartic and disturbing to watch various vignettes of my own life experience unfold on the big screen with such accuracy. #Films #Rape #Sexual harassment #Pink #sexual assault #molestation #sexism #Gender Violence #pop Culture #FWeekend #GenderAndSexuality
Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public

Sep 05, 2016

Sandeep Kumar's wife's stand shows many women would rather be the 'good wife' in public

Sandeep Kumar's wife's words shows that many women find that zero tolerance about marital infidelity sounds good on paper but not so realistic in practice. #Feminism #India #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Rape #Women #The Good Wife #Shiney Ahuja #sexual assault #Gender issues #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Ritu Kumar #Sandeep Kumar
Rohtak gangrape case: Three people arrested, says Haryana DGP

Jul 19, 2016

Rohtak gangrape case: Three people arrested, says Haryana DGP

Three persons have been arrested in connection with a case of alleged gangrape of a 21-year-old Dalit woman, Haryana police said. #India #NewsTracker #Crime #Women #sexual assault #Crimes against women #Bhiwani #Haryana Police #Dalit woman #Rohtak gangrape
Rajasthan HC rejects interim bail plea of Asaram in rape case

Jul 18, 2016

Rajasthan HC rejects interim bail plea of Asaram in rape case

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday rejected the interim bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, facing rape charge, on health ground. #India #NewsTracker #Bail Plea #Crime #Rape #Rajasthan High Court #sexual assault #Asaram
FIR registered against singer Mika Singh for allegedly molesting a model

Jul 05, 2016

FIR registered against singer Mika Singh for allegedly molesting a model

A 32-year-old model on Tuesday filed a complaint of molestation against Bollywood singer Mika Singh at the suburban Versova police station. #Bollywood #India #NewsTracker #Women #Singer #Entertainment #sexual assault #molestation #Mika Singh #model
Stanford rape case: Women seeking justice are constantly belittled by likes of Brock Turner's dad

Jun 12, 2016

Stanford rape case: Women seeking justice are constantly belittled by likes of Brock Turner's dad

More the victims of rape or sexual assault forcing such issues out in the open, more is the attempt to dismiss such atrocities as “untoward incidents” #CriticalPoint #Tarun Tejpal #sexual assault #RK pachauri #Brock Turner #Standford rape case
The Stanford case shows that rapist-glorification is as rampant as victim-shaming

Jun 08, 2016

The Stanford case shows that rapist-glorification is as rampant as victim-shaming

Our ability to be forgiving of the Stanford swimming Brook Turner, while raising our doubts on the woman is evident in the media coverage of the case. #World #sexual assault #Stanford #victim blaming #Stanford Rape Case #Brook Turner
Ola cab driver held for making sexual remarks against Delhi judge

Jun 02, 2016

Ola cab driver held for making sexual remarks against Delhi judge

An Ola cab driver has been arrested for molesting a judge, police said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #sexual assault #Crimes against women #Ola Cabs #Ola #mischief
Germany investigates sexual attacks on women at music festival in Darmstadt

Jun 01, 2016

Germany investigates sexual attacks on women at music festival in Darmstadt

German prosecutors are investigating claims by 26 women that they were sexually harassed at a music festival in the western city of Darmstadt at the weekend and police have arrested three men with Pakistani backgrounds, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #Germany #sexual assault #Music festival