We’re women and we’re feminists. Bunty and I have always identified as feminists and we grew up in feminist households where the men were also feminists. What is International Women’s Day about?
It will come as no surprise to you to hear that “Sex Law & Crimes” was the most popular module during my law degree. I love studying the subject, the academic analysis and historical analysis of sex law in England.
There was a case heard this month by the Canadian Supreme Court that literally sent shivers down my body. It is so shocking that it deserves analysis, and for once, don’t panic reading ahead because the court made the right decision.
An article today in BBC News suggested that the introduction of gender screening has led to increased abortion of female foetuses in India, which is feared to be around 8 million in the last decade.
What would drive women to abort foetuses and choose a life without children?
In a village in Kerala where cashew nuts grow and are treated with endosulphan pesticides, women have chosen these drastic self imposed measures to prevent serious birth defects in children born as the surrounding soil and water became contaminated.