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However, the Rajasthan administration refuses to call them anti-Romeo squads.
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"In a civilised society, male chauvinism has no room."
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From very early on in my childhood, I have memories of Indian men invoking the character of the women--usually mothers, daughters, sisters--of their adversaries to settle scores. In the more innocuous setting of middle-class living rooms, tales of female misfortune were accompanied by a great, slow shaking of heads, and an expressed inability to understand men who behaved "this way" towards women; didn't they have mothers, sisters, daughters of their own at home?
Is there any city in India which can be termed safe for women? "Eve-teasing" (can we please just retire this archaic, minimising term and call it sexual harassment already?) is a phenomenon that transcends the boundaries of region, religion and caste. Regardless of where you are, if you're a woman you're probably looking over your shoulder, ducking your head or quickening your pace on the streets.
NEW DELHI -- Eve-teasing and stalking violate women's right to life and liberty and are a menace, which makes them feel unsafe, a Delhi court has observed. The court also observed that eve-teasing and...
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An actress chased down two men who made lewd comments at her and this was a real-life chase that involved auto rickshaws careening down the streets of Mumbai. According to a report in Mid-Day, 26-year...
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Jamshedpur turned peaceful Wednesday after police enforced a curfew yesterday following two days of communal clashes. Police staged a flag march in the affected localities of Mango area in the city. T...
There's a brand tagline that pops into my mind every time I drive to the grocery store or to pick up my husband from his office: "Darr ke aage jeet hai" (Success is beyond fear). But however trivial it may seem to someone else, fear is fear. It is never big or small. We all have to fight our own battles against our fears. I have won one such long battle. If you are also trying to conquer an anxiety, then this story is for you.
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The men inched a little closer, ogling at whatever skin there was to see. Those girls were as old as my boys, a few years older than my niece. They were kids. I am a mother. And if you want to see a devil on the road, there is no better fire-breather than an outraged mother.
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I personally feel compassion for both the woman and man on that fateful flight. If I were at the scene and if I were given permission to do so, I would give a love-filled hug to the lady. Bravo, sweetheart! And I would also hold the hand of the gentleman, the gentleman who sinned, giving him chance to weep away his shame rather than bury it inside.
I woke up in the middle of night as I felt something on my leg. I looked down to find someone's hand on my leg. I was shocked. There was a guy sleeping in-between the isle and it was his hand.