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#India – Tribal girls going under knife for virginity #Vaw #Patriarchy #WTFnews

Kelly Kislaya, TNN Apr 26, 2013, RANCHI: Conservative India‘s preference for a blushing, untouched bride is now making a mark in tribal societies, where virginity was never really an issue in the past. Hymenoplasty, or hymen repair surgery, which has for long… Continue Reading →

#India – Young Love, old moralities #moralpolicing #ageofconsent #adolescentsex

Kamayani Bali Mahabal | March 23, 2013, Times Crest The whole debate around the age of consent is clouded by foolish misconceptions, some of them legal and many of them cultural. Do Baba Ramdev and others know what the implications of reducing… Continue Reading →

Draft manual for docs bans word ‘rape’, two-finger test #Vaw #sexualassault #Goodnews

Abantika Ghosh : New Delhi, Tue Mar 12 2013 In the first detailed manual for medical examination of rape victims, the Health Ministry has advised doctors not to use the word rape as it is “not a medical diagnosis but a… Continue Reading →

No means no: without consent, sex is rape #womenrights #Vaw

Aloke Tikku, Hindustan Times New Delhi, February 05, 2013 On consent for sex, the woman’s word will be the last one.   Once the prosecution is able to prove that there was sexual intercourse in a wide-range of cases, the… Continue Reading →

Dear Parents, Have you told your son about rape? #Vaw #Sex #love

January 11, 2013 Following the sensational GS Road molestation case in Assam last year, blogger Local Tea Party wrote a blog post about what to tell your son on rape.  You do one thing. First you grow up. Because, if… Continue Reading →

Women and Reasearch Action Group submission to Justice Verma #Vaw

To: The Honorable Justice Verma, Attached and reproduced below are our submission on addressing sexual assault.  We look forward to your final observations and recommendations and hope that they reflect the points and issues we raise in our submission. Sincerely,… Continue Reading →

#MaritalRape and the Indian legal scenario #mustshare #Vaw

Priyanka Rath seeks to bring out the laws regarding rape in India while concentrating on the position of marital rape and its recognition as an offence by the system and the attitude of the society and the judiciary towards marital rape…. Continue Reading →

#India-‘Forcible sex with wife is not a marital rape’ #WTFnews

 A Delhi Court has passed a judgement that husband’s forcible sex with wife does not amount to ‘ marital rape ‘.  New Delhi, Dec 4/ dainik bhaskar and agencies – In a significant judgement, a court  in India has said… Continue Reading →

Whiter, tighter and what else? Diamond-encrusted vaginas ? # Vajazzling #WTF advertising

Feel like a Virgin Shrabonti Bagchi | August 11, 2012, Times Crest In a country that places an illogically high value on virginity, can a gel that promises ‘vaginal tightening’ be sold as a sexually empowering idea? A new advertising campaign for… Continue Reading →

What “Rape Sonograms” Are Really About

This week, the Virginia State Legislature – joining Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa – passed two of the country’s most restrictive abortion bills. One, a personhood anti-abortion bill and the other, mandating a coercive mandatory transvaginal probe for women seeking abortions. This… Continue Reading →

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