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Bihar panchayat's solution to 'girls going astray': Ban jeans, mobile phones

Dec 19, 2014

Bihar panchayat's solution to 'girls going astray': Ban jeans, mobile phones

A village panchayat in Bihar's Gopalganj district has, in a diktat, banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones as these increase the chance of the girls "going astray". #NewsTracker #bIhar #Violence against women #Crime #Panchayat
Women's safety: Dear politicians, platitude wont work, show us concrete steps

Dec 17, 2014

Women's safety: Dear politicians, platitude wont work, show us concrete steps

Two years after the Delhi gang-rape case, the national capital is still clueless about measures to curb, if not completely stop, sexual harassment of women. #India #Congress #BJP #Delhi #CriticalPoint #Violence against women #women's safety #Women #Crimes against women #AAP #VAW #Uber rape #16 December gang-rape
A long and unhappy list: Past rape victims of Uber driver come forward

Dec 12, 2014

A long and unhappy list: Past rape victims of Uber driver come forward

Shiv Kumar Yadav, the driver accused of raping a young woman in the Uber cab he was driving has now been proved to be a serial offender. #Delhi #Rape #Delhi rape #sexual violence against women #Delhi Uber rape #Uber rape #Delhi rapist drivers
Uber rape in Delhi: Bangalore makes background checks for cab drivers mandatory

Dec 10, 2014

Uber rape in Delhi: Bangalore makes background checks for cab drivers mandatory

Police on Tuesday made background check compulsory for cab drivers to ensure safety and security of citizens, especially women using taxi service for commuting across the city, a top official said. #India #Delhi #Bangalore #Delhi rape #sexual violence against women #Uber cab rape #Delhi Uber cab rape #Bangalore cabs

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Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

Mar 24, 2014

Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

My point is that medieval mindsets cut across parties and if you're going to castigate politicians for it, reprimand them all. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Violence against women #Rape #Sri Ram Sene #Women's rights #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Pramod Muthalik
Ford ad another example of why Indian thinking must change

Mar 26, 2013

Ford ad another example of why Indian thinking must change

Having an ad with women tied up in the boot of a car wouldn't matter if the men viewed it as a fiction. The Ford India ad is a problem because too many people CAN'T tell the difference between words and images and their own actions. #HowThisWorks #Violence against women #Rape #Ford India