Women's Rights

Is all happiness lost to Shukhi?

July 24, 2015
Zeenat Khan
Is all happiness lost to Shukhi?

How many Shukhis have to endure violence, severe torture and sometimes death when demands for more dowries not being met in Bangladesh? How many monstrous husbands and in-laws will abuse and kill innocent young women because their poor parents cannot pay the dowry amount to the husbands or to their families? This is happening...
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The personal is political

June 28, 2015
Nadia Choudhury
The personal is political

I am a 21st century slave. I am given a slave name by my owner. Science is used to say I am less evolved. Theology is used to keep me from owning property. Biology is used to see me as a vessel where the rights of my body are not my own. I could...
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A first lady getting the second-class treatment

January 30, 2015
Reuters
A first lady getting the second-class treatment

President Barack Obama’s recent trip to India raised questions
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Bamkala the Brave

December 1, 2014
Nisha Rai
Bamkala the Brave

She was cooking food in the evening at the kitchen using a kerosene stove
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Posted in Health, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

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