I was going to write about this sooner, but on the day of the event in question, our beautiful Lahore was hit by a bomb blast. In the aftermath of shock and horror, it took me time to be able to gather up my wits and write about this. I’ve always dreamed of a revolution… Continue reading #GirlsonBikes – Cycling against the Patriarchy
Something that I seem to encounter a lot, and which always makes me wince, is when a well-meaning (or defensive) chap trots out the line “of course I believe in women’s rights, I respect women, they are our sisters, mothers, daughters…”. Similar to this, although not exactly, are platitudes like “if you don’t respect women,… Continue reading of individual worth.
It’s been a relatively crappy week as far as the internet and women’s rights are concerned. I’ve come across so many instances of misogyny on both a smaller, more personal scale as well as on a larger, national scale that it’s got me railing, angry and upset. And of course as a result I’ve come… Continue reading Of subtle and not-so-subtle misogyny