“India’s Daughter” is everybody’s daughter

On Thursday 5th March 2015, The Independent online, publicized the banning of the documentary “India’s Daughter” by the Indian government, that the BBC aired the night before in the UK.
(http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/indias-daughter-how-india-tried-to-suppress-the-bbc-delhi-gangrape-documentary-10088890.html). Continue reading ““India’s Daughter” is everybody’s daughter”

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Bossy… Me?

Women at work on bomber, Douglas Aircraft Comp...
Women at work on bomber, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress)
USAID Human Trafficking Symposium, Sept. 16, 2...
USAID Human Trafficking Symposium, Sept. 16, 2009 — Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu spoke out against human trafficking and lauded USAID efforts to increase awareness. YouTube Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd9xkPyGaCo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I'm Bossy
I’m Bossy (Photo credit: F.Lady)

Mothers, wives, sisters, girlfriends, women relatives and friends are very often¬†accused of being ‘bossy’ or ‘nags’. Men, whom sons, and brothers take after, frequently use these terms in a derogatory way to put women off, or simply do so out of exasperation. Are they, in their very patriarchal mentality, justified in doing so? There is probably a reason for women to do this. Continue reading “Bossy… Me?”