Yet another gang rape – this time in a bus in the Indian capital – has revived the debate in India as to whether the country is safe for women. What makes the debate all the more urgent is the fact that this heinous crime is similar in nature to several others in the last few months without any stern punishment of the offenders.
Before debating further on the safety of women in Delhi, or making comparisons with crime statistics in the city’s past,
Date18.12.2012 | 10:38
A prank call by Australian radio presenters who pretended to be the Queen and Prince Charles has caused a huge uproar. They tried to inquire about the Duchess’s condition and were successful with their hoax. Kate was admitted in the King Edward VII Hospital complaining of acute morning sickness. The presenters were connected by the nurse on duty to Kate’s nurse who then gave a detailed account of Kate’s health. The nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who put the DJs through to Kate’s nurse, committed suicide.
Date17.12.2012 | 10:57
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On a Saturday afternoon Women Talk Online blogger Debarati Mukherjee got out on the streets and decided to speak to the first five women she met, including a cook, a cleaning maid and a media professional. She asked them what they wanted out of their lives and got some very interesting answers.
Date14.12.2012 | 13:17
Women Talk Online reader Loy Komma sent us this recipe for chicken with coconut and lemon grass sauce. Send us your recipe – good food always stimulates one’s grey cells and good food also helps us spread the word for women’s rights 😉 !
Date13.12.2012 | 10:21
Salim loves Salman Khan, probably the only Bollywood hero who has been driving the masses in India wild for more than two decades now. Last year around the same time, Salim had gone to watch Salman’s latest flick about a corrupt police officer who turns into a new leaf after local goons murder his mother.
Date06.12.2012 | 16:00
Women Talk Online contributor Soofia Asad from Pakistan complained against sexual harassment at the workplace and was asked instead to “apologize for instigating the incident.” But she has made up her mind to do something about it.
Date05.12.2012 | 15:40
Women who dare to love, to pursue a career and women who refuse to be tied down by the conservative society are simply eliminated in Afghanistan. To this day, tribal courts and the Taliban use the Sharia (Islamic law) and order punishments such as stoning and executions. With a massive number of women falling prey to antiquated social customs, the obvious question is: does Afghanistan really want its women?
Date05.12.2012 | 15:05