Women in Delhi Can Now Ride Public Buses for Free, and It’s a Good Thing for the ‘Unsafe’ City
As a woman who’s lived in Delhi for over a decade, I know that just having more women around on public transport can dramatically change the way women occupy public spaces that have been denied to them for generations.
In Myanmar, a Nonprofit Icon Enjoyed Foreign Funding Despite Allegations of Sexual Abuse
The alleged failure by the US embassy and a UN agency to prevent abuses reflects systemic gaps in safeguarding mechanisms, that are common within local nonprofits in the developing world.
How Posting Nudes on Twitter Is Helping Filipino Women Become More Sex Positive
The “alterverse” is a community on Twitter marked by sexually explicit content. It allows Filipino women to break free from the conservatism of Philippine society.
India’s Supreme Court Says Not All Sex With a Failed Promise to Marry Is Rape
In April 2019, the Supreme Court had passed a verdict saying that sex between consenting adults based on a false promise of marriage will be considered rape. Now it clarifies it’s not rape unless false promise is proven.