If you have been following the news from Asia in the past few days, you may have heard of the latest act of violence against women that has horrified India: 2 teen age girls abducted, raped and then
violence against women
If you could choose just one thing that could be a catalyst in the work of ending violence against women, what would that be?
In the name of honour, they kill their very 'own', husbands, fathers, brothers do the act and society, by and large supports, while laws are often silent.
On a full moon night, what raises a lotus flower from the muddy water that it dwells in is “Hope” -- the unseen light that dwells in the dimly lit corners of every “living force”.
Religious extremism, entrenchment of patriarchal values and conservatism being embedded in the very core of the society of Pakistan lead to marginalization and seclusion of women at all levels.
A few weeks back, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia made a quantum leap in the promotion of the rights and dignity of Saudi women by adopting the law against domestic violence and abuse.
Today I read a fantastic article titled: "Why Society Still Needs Feminism" in a blog called "Feminism is Fantastic" (
Muzaffarabad, May 14: In a shocking and heart rending incident in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, an innocent girl was gang raped by Cabinet Ministers and bureaucrats while police as usual has been trying
Ploughed by the harsh hands of “hollow-souled” harvesters, life dragged its belly on barren lands — now, abandoned. Vanishing days and vanishing nights of yesteryears