Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lulling women into a false sense of security

The recent statements on women dressing modestly to prevent rapes by people in authority led Harini Calamur to write this: “Open any newspaper and you will see small news items on burglaries. Break-ins and robberies are on the rise. Youngsters … Continue reading

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Kept in Her Place

Samar Halarnkar writes in the Hindustan Times about the sudden spate of remarks by officials, academics and politicians linking rape to provocative clothing and why this thinking is tacitly supported. http://epaper.hindustantimes.com/PUBLICATIONS/HT/HKL/2012/01/05/ArticleHtmls/Maha-Bharat-Kept-in-her-place-05012012008023.shtml?Mode=1

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