Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Topic: patriarchy

Candle light vigil for Zainab Ansari

Pakistan executes 6-year-old Zainab’s murderer Imran Ali in presence of her father

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan navy commissions indigenously-built warship PNS Moawin, and woman car mechanic breaking gender stereotypes.
Akshay Kumar

Picture abhi patriarchy hai: Studying Bollywood’s sexism disease

A look at dialogues, characters, relationships and censorship in 30 landmark Bollywood films.
Sabarimala temple in Kerala | Shankar/The India Today Group/Getty Images

With Sabarimala ruling, Supreme Court is doing its bit to push back patriarchy

Supreme Court’s Sabarimala judgment shows that a woman’s fundamental rights are not inferior to that of a man’s
A woman learns using a driving simulator | Mohammed Al-Nemer/Bloomberg

Legal now but driving may still be a task for Saudi women

Even as the ban ends Sunday, Saudi women will have to overcome freedom-limiting traditions, the result of decades of state-imposed patriarchy.
Students hold placards during a protest march

I was sexually abused as a child. I don’t want a death penalty, I prefer healing for him

Instead of provisions for death penalty, it is restorative justice that needs to be built into the existing laws and implemented through a sensitised justice delivery system.
A protest demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases

Death penalty is not justice, it is revenge

Even if a rapist is sentenced to death, men will not stop raping. They will only stop when they learn to stop regarding women as sexual objects
A graphic showing Narendra Modi and Renuka Chowdhury

TalkPoint: Modi’s remark on Renuka Chowdhury’s laughter – is it wit or misogyny?

Experts weigh in on whether Narendra Modi's controversial remark on Renuka Chowdhury's laughter was actually exemplar of misogyny or wit.
Hadiya in Supreme Court

Hadiya case is all about our old neurosis over Muslim men, invaders, seducers

The case will affect the future of interfaith marriages that are legally challenged by families.

Talk Point: Can a mentally fit 25-year-old woman be put in legal custodianship by court?

Experts weigh in on if courts can decide legal custodianship of a physically and mentally fit 24 year old woman in reference to the Hadiya case.
amritsar attack

Do Amritsar & Kashmir violence signal internal security crisis like ‘90s under Ajit Doval?

Three people were killed in a grenade attack at a Nirankari prayer hall in Amritsar Sunday. The same day, a terrorist attack at a CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir...