Search Results for Tag: men
Men under seige?
India’s sting operation ‘king’ Tarun Tejpal is behind bars following accusations of sexual assault, but India’s new rape laws seem to have ‘scared’ a lot of men. Recently, in an article called ‘Men under a state of seige,’ journalist Palash Krishna Mehrotra wrote that men were ‘frightened’ of the consequences of the new law. Mehrotra’s assertions have created a storm in the Indian media and in Twitter under the hashtag #MenunderSeige. Here are some excerpts from the online battle.
Date04.12.2013 | 15:00
Her new husband was out of a job. Luckily, she wasn’t. She was mighty pleased with herself to be capable of supporting her very fresh marriage in such times of crisis. After all, it was her first opportunity to prove her utility beyond the household. Although the task of managing her home together with work was exhausting, she was optimistic.
Date27.11.2013 | 14:30
Tagsmen, Pakistan, patriarchy, Soofia says, women
It’s tough being a man
Do men ever try to look at themselves as ‘men?’ A new film by Indian journalist and filmmaker Vivek Asri tries to portray the struggles of an Indian man trying to come to terms with the fact that he is infertile and cannot sire a child. How does such a man deal with the Indian stereotype of a macho, virile male and what does his wife have to go through in the process? Vivek speaks to Women Talk Online about the recurring themes of gender identity and of the sense of masculine loss in his film, “Every silence, another doubt.”
Date20.06.2013 | 12:47
Tagsfilm, gender, India, male infertility, men, rape, Vivek Asri, women
How does one find the right partner? Bhawna, an avid blogger herself, tells us her many experiences with traditional and modern ways of finding the right partner.
Date18.10.2012 | 15:05
Tagsarranged marriage, marriage, men, women