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

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.

Case against Kerala woman for beating up eve-teaser
India

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.

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

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.

Films influence society but not sleazy item songs: Farhan Akhtar
Entertainment

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.

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

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).

One Billion Rising: What about the 'unspeakable' rapes?
India

One Billion Rising: What about the 'unspeakable' rapes?

If we speak up on this V-day against sexual violence against women, let us then not forget to also raise our voices against the other kinds of rape that occur within homes, at schools and of boys and men.