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Read this poem to know how a body objectification can leave a long term ill psychological effect on a girl's mind.
Believe us when we say that traditional femininity ideology is stopping most of the young women to stand up for themselves.

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It is such an unfortunate fact that sexual violence against women has reached an all-time high in a country where a woman was once worshipped as a goddess. India stands at the top of the disgraceful position of being the global leader in mistreating its own women. The mind-numbing rape incidences in the recent past have put a big question mark against the very moral foundations of the birthplace of the Vedas, Upanishads and The Bhagvat Geeta. What went wrong in the course of just a few years that led to the current rise in sexual assaults against women in...

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There is nothing casual about Casual Sexism as the concept is directly related to sex-based discrimination against women. If a woman is treated differently than how a man would be treated in the same situation, the possibility is that an underlying sexist prejudice is working there. In today’s post, we are going to probe a little into the concept of casual sexism and understand what it is, how it affects women and how to deal with it. What is casual sexism? Let us start with the definition. Just like racism, sexism is a form of prejudice or stereotypical thinking against...

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It is one thing to talk about gender equality and another thing to practice it sincerely in your own life. I have encountered many well-educated men who have favourable opinions about gender equality and women empowerment. However, these liberal feelings are often just skin-deep and wear off quickly when it comes to ‘walk the talk’ in their personal lives. I feel, most of them subconsciously, fear to lose the upper hand they have been traditionally enjoying over their female counterparts in personal and professional life. This needs to be dealt with squarely to get true support of men in this noble...

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In humanitarian emergencies, such as war, flood, conflicts, earthquake, fire, famine, etc. law, order, system, and everything we count on to support us and protect us are destroyed. We expect people to stand up, stick together and help in these conditions, but it doesn’t happen. In fact, at those times, sexual violence increases. It is important that women are empowered with the right support, knowledge, and tools to take care of their safety during such assaults and violence. What Happens to Women Safety in Emergencies?A sensitive issue like the safety of women takes an altogether new dimension when there is...

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