Women’s Web: Pick Of The Week

Posted: August 25, 2013

The debate this week has veered back to sexual crimes against Indian women and the misogyny and patriarchy that perpetrates such crimes:

Women's Web Pick Of The Week

– Re-examining sexual violation: Asaram Bapu and five men

– Indian politicians, religious leaders and others have been proposing some very intriguing ways to fight sex crimes which only serve the purpose of dehumanizing women more.

– Is Raksha Bandhan a festival of patriarchy?

– On the Dark is Beautiful campaign that questions India’s obsession with fair skin.

– The Indian Homemaker writes about the sense of entitlement that is hardwired into every male child in an Indian household.

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