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Is Alcohol the New Short Skirt ? #Vaw #Moralpolicing

AlterNet / By Helen Redmond Attitudes about women’s alcohol consumption haven’t changed much. Women who drink are still perceived as being “promiscuous,” “easy,” or more sexually available. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com March , 2013  |             Well they’re packed pretty… Continue Reading →

No Social Protection for India’s Elderly #Indiashining

By K.S. Hari Krishnan, IPS Aged women sitting in front of an old age home in Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu. Credit: K. S. Harikrishnan/IPS NEW/DELHI/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Nov 9 2012 (IPS) – At midnight on Oct. 12, 91-year-old George Puthenveettil, a widower living… Continue Reading →

Fistula – Another Blight on the Child Bride

By Zofeen Ebrahim Bano and her cleric husband campaigning against child marriage. Credit:Zofeen Ebrahim/IPS Buy this picture KARACHI, Pakistan, Apr ,2012 (IPS) – It was personal experience that turned Gul Bano and her cleric husband, Ahmed Khan, into ambassadors against… Continue Reading →

What Women Really Want for Valentine’s Day

Many of the women who must rely on men for financial support are also subjected to their partners’ views on contraception.  Valentine’s Day has long celebrated love with caring notes, decadent chocolates, and romantic arrangements of flowers. But this Valentine’s… Continue Reading →

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