There are many organisations and NGOs that are fighting the stigma around victims speaking up. Most women are not even aware of their rights, and protection that they are entitled to. As a society we rely too heavily on the legal route and not enough on changing regressive social norms that reinforce discrimination and violence against women. While it is essential that the services that respond to survivors of violence must be strengthened, we, as a society, must work harder to challenge inequality, and stop victim blaming. When we will listen, more and more women will speak up. Bringing domestic violence, so called ‘private matter’, into the public space is an important step in this direction. As women, we need to create a greater sense of sisterhood so that we can share our struggles and help each other. … [Read more...] about ‘Listen to Her’, a short film by Nandita Das, exhorts women to break the silence on domestic violence
Politics, nationalism, religiosity, bigotry, the talk of gods turning pests, class divides—all are explored by Vats in a matter of fact, non-judgmental way, which makes it even more scathing a commentary on human and social condition. What stands out the most is the all-round exploitation of the labour and working class, how humans are holding humans captive. Be it a gulel (slingshot) or a gun, nothing can be empowering, each instrument of power renders them more vulnerable. In the light of the current migrant crises, the film acquires an added note of urgency all its own and reaches out in newer ways in these fractured times. … [Read more...] about Eeb Allay Ooo!: The kingdom of monkeys
How many children does Justin Hartley have? Justin Hartley has a 15-year-old daughter with Korman named Isabella. … [Read more...] about Why did Justin Hartley and Chrishell Stause divorce?