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We worship so many goddesses and we have had female prime ministers and presidents. So, is it too much to ask for an Indian female superhero? We've just witnessed the drama that unfolded with the 'lad...
March 8 will mark one of the saddest Women's Days in India. A day which comes on the heels of shocking revelations of deep-seated and widespread misogyny in our society. I used to be proud of our 5000-year-old civilisation but anyone who has seen the banned BBC documentary, India's Daughter, will be disturbed to learn how essentially regressive and latently hostile our society remains towards women.