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New Zealand’s Jane Campion has been chosen to preside over the Cannes Film Festival jury this year. She has been associated with the festival for a very long time and is the only female director to have won the Palme d’Or, the festival’s top prize.
Date08.01.2014 | 15:06
A spoon in your underwear could save your life, a 17-year-old female rickshaw driver is saving people’s lives, China welcomes tourists to the “Kingdom of Women” and a story about India that you would probably never want to hear.
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Date21.08.2013 | 12:46
While the Indian government was celebrating its 64th Republic Day with pomp and grandeur, most young Indians were thinking that Republic day has lost its sense. The reason, they say, is that laws have not been revamped and do not ensure to justice for the victims of social crimes. Using social media as a platform to voice their protests and demands, the youth ofIndia has unified in one spirit and is showcasing its demands all across the country.
Date30.01.2013 | 13:43
It’s been a very bad year indeed for women in India. As the world settles into the New Year, India’s daughters are mourning the death of their “braveheart Nirbhaya,” the 23-year-old who was brutally raped and has now succumbed to her injuries. This is symptomatic of the agony, pain, humiliation and wretchedness that Indian women suffered in 2012.
Date04.01.2013 | 11:40
TagsAbuse, assault, gender, government of India, India, justice, molestation, murder, rape, sexual harassment, victims, Women talk online, women's rights
As a journalist you often read and write about crime and a point comes when writing the number of dead becomes a routine and you do not feel the loss anymore. In fact you do not find it interesting enough or you do not even consider it a story worth mentioning, if the number of casualties were too low or if the violence was not too brutal. But also there comes a time when words fail you, something so horrendous happens that it does not just touch you; rather it shakes you
Date04.01.2013 | 10:46
On 16 December 2012 six men abused and raped a female student in New Delhi. Their victim is now dead. The unbelievable brutality of the attack has unleashed a nation-wide debate. But that’s not enough. Now, after the death of the 23-year-old student, the young, urban middle class in particular is out on the streets. Many are demanding the death penalty for the six imprisoned rapists, one of whom is a minor. And many are also urging the state to finally do something to better protect women. India’s urban middle class views the state as void of ideas, deeply corrupt and unable to act – as a way for those in power to enrich themselves.
Date04.01.2013 | 10:02
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