Articles about 'India'

The F-Word stage blog: September 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in September

Lissy Lovett // 22 September 2017

Categories: Blog

The impressive tawa’if

Holly Black finds the stories of the tawa’if remarkable and worthwhile, though the presentation at the exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society is hard to follow

Holly Black // 14 September 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

New review: India’s Daughters

Asiya Islam finds India’s Daughter, The BBC documentary on the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, neither educational nor challenging and suggests we question its purpose. Content note: Several references to...

Holly Combe // 12 March 2015

Categories: Blog

Indian women are not the world’s daughters

Asiya Islam finds India's Daughter, The BBC documentary on the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, neither educational nor challenging and suggests we question its purpose

Asiya Islam //

Categories: Reviews, Television

New review: Sandcastle

Marta Owczarek, who has been contributing to our music reviews section recently, watched Sandcastle during recent London International Film Festival and reviews it for The F-Word. Marta also got to...

Ania Ostrowska // 3 December 2013

Categories: Blog

Building castles in the sand

Marta Owczarek reviews Sandcastle by Shomshuklla and talks to the director about her film debut

Marta Owczarek //

Categories: Films, Reviews

Back in her own back yard

In her documentary about Tamil woman poet Salma, Kim Longinotto gives us a story of emancipation with an unexpected ending, says Sophie Mayer

Sophie Mayer // 26 September 2013

Categories: Films, Reviews

India needs comprehensive reform, not death penalty, to deal with violence against women

This is a guest post by Dr Aisha K. Gill, Reader in Criminology at the University of Roehampton. Her main areas of interest and research are health and criminal justice...

Guest Blogger // 26 August 2013

Categories: Blog

New review: India: A Dangerous Place to Be a Woman

The BBC’s recent India: A Dangerous Place to Be a Woman documentary follows a familiar pattern when it comes to Western reporting on violence against women in India says Asiya...

Holly Combe // 20 July 2013

Categories: Blog

India’s Western problem

The BBC's recent India: A Dangerous Place to Be a Woman documentary follows a familiar pattern when it comes to Western reporting on violence against women in India says Asiya Islam

Asiya Islam //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Report back: Protest Against Sexual Violence in India

This post discusses a violent attack on and rape of a woman. My thoughts are with her loved ones, and with survivors seeking justice and recovery everywhere. I’ve just come...

zohra // 7 January 2013

Categories: Blog

“Asking for it”: Delhi police blame rape on the victims

Nanki Chawla discusses the comments made by leading police officials blaming rape on the victims in Delhi.

Guest Blogger // 19 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Take back the tech

In Cairo and New Dehli, smart phone apps are being used to map sexual harassment and report sexual assault. Farah Jassat reports

Farah Jassat // 5 January 2012

Categories: Violence

Interview with an activist: the fight to make widow agenda a priority

Dr Mohini Giri, India’s leading woman’s activist is determined to see a shift within the treatment of widows. “India being a patriarchal society, the women is discriminated at her birth...

Sheena Vasani // 3 July 2010

Categories: Blog

Quick shout out to Women’s Web, and other news

Feminist blogger Aparna V. Singh from Apu’s World has launched a magazine aimed at Indian women, Women’s Web. This recent feature about the challenging facing Indian women who relocate overseas...

Jess McCabe // 29 April 2010

Categories: Blog

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