Recognising the political importance of our technical decisions is within reach, leading ultimately to reclaiming power and control of our activism in the digital sphere as well as in the offline world.
‘Whenever laws and bills
in India are passed regarding transgender rights, transmen are almost never called to
the discussion table. So what can I, a transman expect? Sometimes I feel I am in ‘No Man's Land’.
Like everyone else, human rights activists use
mobile phones, email and social networks to connect. Unlike most people, they
criticise states, challenging their actions. As such, they attract their attention.
After being let down by Pakistan, Saudi has turned to India for trade and defense cooperation – while Iran has approached Pakistan. This may signify a change in traditional power structures across the region.
Perpetrators of sexual
violence escape justice, while their victims are trapped between exhortations
by women's advocacy groups not to ‘suffer quietly' and the social
stigma attached to sexual violence.
Bengali middle class
society is seen as casteless because caste violence lacks visibility. One woman’s
story of working as a teacher shows how caste intersects with gender to reproduce
Les mariages entre
les Pondicherriens qui ont pris la
nationalité française en 1962 et ceux qui ont choisi de rester indiens se révèlent
être un ensemble de mariages d’intérêt qui ont lieu aujourd’hui. English
Female students in Delhi are protesting against their hostels resembling prisons - arguing that restricting women’s freedom is not a way to ensure
safety: it is society that must be made safe for women.