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Interesting stories this week - anti-rape campaigns,abstinence,arranged marriages and much more!
We found a lot of interesting things to read this week!
Jezebel reports on Fortune Magazine finding “50 Women Who Haven’t Been Mommy-Tracked or Forced Out of Business”, and reminds us that we need to remember the problems other, less lucky women face in business.
Read this article about the role of women in the ongoing Koodankulam Anti-Nuclear Protest.
At the F-Word, Laura reports on a new anti-rape campaign launched in Scotland, and links to a separate and very different (and horrible) campaign launched in West Mercia, England.
Do you believe pre-marital sex is okay? Steven Crowder doesn’t, and his judgmental, illogical, sexist “abstinence column” this week inspired this awesome retaliatory post on Feministe.
On the topic of marriage, these two personal stories about arranged marriage on Indian Homemaker’s blog made my blood boil!
And lastly, the US Presidential campaign is heating up, and both sides are releasing advertisements aimed at women. Jezebel wants you to ‘Meet the Women Behind those ‘Concerned Mom’ Political Ads’: who are they, and how were they created by the campaigns’ media consultants?
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If her MIL had accepted her with some affection, wouldn't they have built a mutually happier relationship by now?
The incident took place ten years ago.
Smita could visit her mother only in summers when her daughter had school holidays. Her daughter also enjoyed meeting her Nani, and both of them had done their reservations for a week. A month before their visit, her husband told her, “My mom is coming for 4-5 months!”
Smita shuddered. She knew the repercussions. She would have to hear sarcastic comments from her mother-in-law for visiting her mother. She may make these comments directly only a bit, but her servants would be flooded with the words, “How horrible she is! She leaves me and goes!”
Are we so swayed by star power and the 'entertainment' quotient of cinema that satisfies our carnal instincts that we choose to ignore our own subconscious mind which always knows what is right and what is wrong?
Trigger Warning: This has graphic descriptions of violence and may be triggering to survivors and victims of violence.
Do you remember your first exposure to an extremely violent act or the aftermath of a violent act?
I am pretty sure for most of us it would be through cinema. But I remember very vividly my first exposure to aftermath of an unbelievably grotesque violent act in real life. It was as a student at a Dental College and Hospital.
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