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The problem of rape is getting worse

More young women in India need to engage in the fight against violence and sexual assault, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara – whatever their class.…

  • Fri Oct 19 10:39:00 2012
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When did rape cease being news?

It’s India’s fastest-growing crime, yet is often ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Sep 27 04:37:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

India’s whitening obsession goes vaginal

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is horrified by the latest addition to the global skin-lightening fetish as women are encouraged to bleach down below.…

  • Fri Jul 6 11:18:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon May 21 09:25:00 2012
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Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl's first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri May 11 06:17:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Feb 7 04:14:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Disappearing girls

Female foeticide in many parts of Asia reflects the grim position of women, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Sep 5 05:58:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

Define Feminism: a poem

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the contradictions of what feminism is to her and what it isn't.…

  • Mon Jun 20 09:38:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Mari Marcel Thekaekara…

  • Mon Jun 20 03:00:00 2011
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Children for sale

Monday 13 June marked the International Day Against Child Labour, a day millions of the world's exploited and abused children have never even heard of…

  • Mon Jun 13 09:24:00 2011
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