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"Dear Daddy I will be born a girl please do everything you can so that that don't stay the greatest danger of all."
“Dear Daddy I will be born a girl please do everything you can so that that don’t stay the greatest danger of all.”
#Dear Daddy is a moving video created by Care Norway, the Norwegian branch of charity Care International that will shake you from within. It highlights how casual sexist jokes, remarks and name-calling by men contributes exponentially to the culture of violence against women.
This video is a call out to all dads and would-be dads to address disrespectful behaviour towards women by their children and peers.
According to the World Health Organisation, it is estimated that 1 in 3 women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime and this is what is highlighted in this video.
The five-minute film is a powerful narration by an unborn daughter to her daddy about the harsh realities of life that she would be facing when she grows up. From the so-called ‘harmless cat-calls’ to ‘sexual innuendos’ to ‘rape’ and ‘domestic violence’, the video lists all the possible and horrific things that women endure throughout their lifetime at the hands of men.
The video calls out to all men around the world to bring in a systemic change and nip misogynist culture in the bud. And that change should start with not accepting any kind of abuse towards women, whether physical or verbal or just an assuming “joke” with friends.
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Shows like Indian Matchmaking only further the argument that women must adhere to social norms without being allowed to follow their hearts.
When Netflix announced that Indian Matchmaking (2020-present) would be renewed for a second season, many of us hoped for the makers of the show to take all the criticism they faced seriously. That is definitely not the case because the show still continues to celebrate regressive patriarchal values.
Here are a few of the gendered notions that the show propagates.
A mediocre man can give himself a 9.5/10 and call himself ‘the world’s most eligible bachelor’, but an independent and successful woman must be happy with receiving just 60-70% of what she feels she deserves.
As long as teachers are competent in their job, and adhere to the workplace code of conduct, how does it matter what they do in their personal lives?
A 30 year old Associate Professor at a well-known University, according to an FIR filed by her, was forced to resign because the father of one of her students complained that he found his son looking at photographs of her, which according to him were “objectionable” and “bordering on nudity”.
There are two aspects to this case, which are equally disturbing, and which together make me question where we are heading as a society.
When the father of an 18 year old finds his son looking at photographs of a lady in a swimsuit, he can do many things. What this parent allegedly did was to dash off a letter to the University which states: