Overlooking adult decisions about their lives & Treating daughters as repositories of your “honour” – Zeba Imam

A horrific daylight murder on a busy roadside, a few days back continues to trouble me as I hope it does many others. I need to write this in an effort to ease my own rage and sadness. Ankit, the 23 year old, seems so full of youthful energy that it makes you wince at the thought that this young man is no more, every … Continue reading Overlooking adult decisions about their lives & Treating daughters as repositories of your “honour” – Zeba Imam

Bela Bhatia attacked in Bastar

Bela Bhatia, social activists and researcher, has been once again attacked late last night by goons. Read Bela’s statement below: “I have been attacked by a mob of 30 or so men who came in a white bolero-type vehicle and mobikes. This was the beginning. Later it became big and ugly. They threatened their way inside the house. They said I would have to leave … Continue reading Bela Bhatia attacked in Bastar

INSIDE CHHATISGARH launched in Mumbai

Prof. Ilina Sen’s Book ‘Inside Chhattisgarh – A Political Memoir’ was launched on the 6th of February 2015 at TISS. A very healthy and enlightening discussion about rights of tribal, development, gender equality etc. ensued. Video Produced by: Vivek Sundara Camera : Satyen Bardoloi Inside Chattisgarh was read and reviewed on the 7th of February at THE HIVE. This event was organised by Hillele Combat … Continue reading INSIDE CHHATISGARH launched in Mumbai

My Peeve with heels – Dr Zeba Imam

I can run in them, dance in them, walk for miles in them! It’s a matter of pride for many women that they can carry themselves in heels with poise and ease. An epitome of glamour, Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City advocates heels as an accessory no woman can do without. Heels, she conveys to us through various episodes, are essential for women … Continue reading My Peeve with heels – Dr Zeba Imam