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The hypocrisy of sexism in India

As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.…

  • Fri Jun 14 04:47:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Safe as houses?

Homes are for living in but they can be sites of great insecurity…

  • Mon Apr 1 11:15:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Mar 18 09:52:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.…

  • Fri Feb 1 10:18:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

India's elites have a ferocious sense of entitlement

A revealing set of US studies has got Urvashi Butalia thinking about how the rich behave in Delhi.…

  • Tue Jan 1 07:18:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Playing fair

The world’s conflicts require journalists to be unbiased and incorruptible…

  • Fri Sep 7 09:41:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Aug 10 04:08:00 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

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

Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade…

  • Wed Apr 25 11:08:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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