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"A film cannot solve all the problems, but can certainly open a dialogue," says Vibha Bakshi about her new film SON RISE, and hopes that involvement of men in gender issues is a step in the right direction.
She was asked to remove her shirt and walk across the atrium as a part of the ragging exercise infront of the entire batch of seniors. Well if you wish to stand at par with the boys, you might match your actions as well.
Despite all efforts, with even the law leading a hand, who will change the mindsets of a society that is fixated on having a male child, and not the happiness of new life?
This is my experience as Dalit woman in India, someone who gets judged for being an 'elite' Dalit woman. I argue here, that 'Elite Dalit' is an oxymoron, and why it is so.
Following upon the heels of northern states like Haryana and Punjab, now the sex ratio is skewed against the girls of the southern Indian states too. A worrying development.
An adult Indian woman recently put up a Facebook post about having told by an immigration officer that she could not travel unless she had permission from her parents or another male.
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