The Mumbai gangrape isn’t an indicator of how India, or its cities, are unsafe for women. Rather, it’s an indicator that Indians, as a society, do not have respect for each other. This is my rant, so here goes.
After the Delhi Gang Rape case, there was a huge public outcry about women’s plight in India. People put the blame on various sources from government to police for creating an environment that’s unsafe for women. However, the systemic problem of woman mistreatment goes deeper than that; sexism in India is institutionalized.
A lot of arguments can easily be avoided if we start a discussion with the idea of creating a dialogue and not a debate. However, in this age of instant communication, it isn’t easy to follow that diktat. Continue reading
So, I’m sitting in the waiting room while my mom is inside getting her passport renewed. It doesn’t take a mad genius to figure out that I’m going to be extremely bored. Hence, I get to bore you with my ranting.