Raising a boy: A Gender Response


Sajana J - Tue, 2011-10-11 17:26

So you are bringing up a boy in a gender sensitive manner at home. But does he have enough examples to follow as he grows older asks Sajana J.



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The League of Extra-Patriarchal Gentlemen


Sajana J - Thu, 2011-09-29 23:28

‘Tis a ‘Ban Her’! season in Indian film industry. Small but powerful coteries of film producers are holding lives and careers of female actors to ransom.

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Lifeu ishtene, move on filmdom


Padmalatha Ravi - Tue, 2011-09-27 19:19

With "Move On" as a tagline, this new Kannada movie seems to be showing the industry a new way ahead with a fresh

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Sengodi’s self immolation, is political protest a male prerogative?


Geeta Charusivam - Wed, 2011-09-14 09:00

19-year-old Sengodi  doused herself with petrol to protest death sentence. She died within two hours. Most of the mainstream media downplayed her act of protest. Some trivialised it by saying she killed herself over a love affair.

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Raising a boy: A Gender Response

Raising a boy: A Gender Response

Concepts of equality should not remain platitudes, but something that does happen in real life. 

The League of Extra-Patriarchal Gentlemen

The League of Extra-Patriarchal Gentlemen

She had to be shown her place!

Lifeu ishtene, move on filmdom

Lifeu ishtene, move on filmdom

With "Move On" as a tagline, this new Kannada movie seems to be showing the industry a new way ahead with a fresh take on life, love and women. Padmalatha Ravi reviews.

Sengodi’s self immolation, is political protest a male prerogative?

Sengodi’s self immolation, is political protest a male prerogative?

 Why is it so easy to try and destroy Sengodi’s final act by character assassination?

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