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Congress, Metoo movement, Naveen Patnaik, Women reservation bill

Why both Congress and BJP should support Naveen Patnaik on women’s reservation bill

The Narendra Modi-led BJP government looks embarrassed over its dismal record on gender issues.

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Rape, Sexual harassment, Sexual assault, Metoo movement

#MeToo has lent voice to working women but what about young girls facing abuse in homes

If a child, who doesn't even know the difference between good touch and bad touch, is harassed, would she be able stand up against her abuser?

ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Meesha Shafi, Women Empowerment, Gender disparity, Metoo movement

Why we must tell our sons that our daughters need to be loved, not protected

The entire concept of male protection of a female is troubling. A daughter is not a little princess that needs to be locked up in a tower.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Metoo movement, Vikas bahl, Anurag Kashyap, Phantom Films

How things are getting 'ugly' for Phantom even after it has been dissolved

The latest legal development showcases acrimony that has seeped in among the four after Vikas Bahl was accused of sexual misconduct.

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 |  7-minute read
Raya sarkar, Sexual harassment, Metoo india, Metoo movement

What #MeToo can achieve for the time being

This is the time to make amends and introspect. It is time to just lend an ear and let the women do the talking.

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 |  4-minute read
Rape, Sexual harassment, Metoo india, Metoo movement

#MeTooIndia: Why victim blaming is the greatest disservice to the movement

How could women who are now crying harassment and rape not know that inebriated men are incapable of handling their sexual desires and animal instincts?

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Chinmayi sripaada, Tamil Nadu, Kollywood, Metoo movement

#MeToo and the conspicuous silence of Kollywood

Barring a handful of stars, most do not seem to want to address the elephant in the room.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Ncrb data, Howwillichange, Sexual harassment, Metoo movement

MeToo is here. Now, waiting for a #HowWillIChange movement

It is important that at least some have come forward with apologies.

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Mob mentality, Sexual harassment, Guidelines, Metoo movement

How we can protect #MeToo from allegations of 'mob mentality'

Any revolutionary movement that challenges the status quo generally faces the burden of addressing many factors within it that make it less 'palatable' to those in power.