Agony of a 10 year old girl raped by her uncle, denied abortion by court

Agony of 10 years old girl who raped by her uncle, denied abortion by court
July 19, 2017

In a heart wrenching news, a request for abortion by a 10 year old pregnant child was turned down in Chandigarh, India. The pregnant child is a victim of incest and sexual abuse. Raped by her uncle on various occasions she fell pregnant, and had approached the court for an abortion. The victim is the daughter of poor parents, her mother works as a domestic help and father is a…

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Watch newly wed daughter sharing intercourse experience with her mother

Here's a daughter educating her mother about sex in a video that never says "the" word outrightly
July 12, 2017

Innumerable times our parents educate us in some fun ways and we learn it without any effort. Isn’t it so? But in an ever-evolving world, don’t you think we need to keep our parents upbeat as well. It is easy to talk and make them tech-savvy. How about introducing your parents to the world of Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and blogging world. But, but, but… there lies a world that…

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When a 5 year old Girl Used a Doll to Demonstrate Sexual Assault

June 20, 2017

As a child, our early memories are supposed to be happy and invigorating; all things bright and beautiful. I remember my own childhood being a delightful one, where I was protected from the negatives and given everything I could have possibly needed. In a little girl’s life, a doll is very important. You play with the doll, you talk to the doll, you have tea parties and you braid her…

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Rabri Devi wants “sanskaari bahu”- Did she checked ‘sanskaar’ of her sons?

Rabri Devi searching for "sanskaari" bahu
June 16, 2017

And once again, the world is about to be taken up by storm. No, I am not exaggerating. Rabri Devi, former Chief Minister of Bihar recently categorically defined the sort of daughter-in-law she is looking for her sons. For her, a ‘sanskaari bahu’ is the one who doesn’t go to malls and cinema halls but one who can look after the home and respect elders, like she does. Although her…

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Opposition unity for Presidential Election;will it bear any fruit?

June 14, 2017

Every day, we see some new moves towards opposition unity. This time opposition is getting united for Presidential Election. Will these moves bear fruit? Empirical evidence says “NO”. The personality of Narendra Modi is strong enough to dwarf all the moves that aim to bring all the non-BJP parties together. Opposition unity and Presidential election This year, opposition unity moves have become even more interesting because we are going to…

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MP farmers’ agitation: why PM Narendra Modi should be worried!

MP farmers' agitation
June 12, 2017

The MP farmers’ agitation has unfortunately turned violent. A few people have lost their lives in firings and our heart grieves for their families. These killings should not have happened at all, particularly when the monsoons are just round the corner. We need more helping hands to grow more. If not controlled, this MP farmers’ agitation might haunt Modi in the 2019 polls.  MP farmers’ agitation – the real cause?…

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Paris Climate Treaty and America’s bullheadedness-know the details

June 4, 2017

What is Paris Climate Treaty? The Paris Climate Treaty has been much in news lately, thanks to Donald Trump. But before we move on to him, let us understand this treaty. Plainly speaking, the Paris Climate Treaty is an agreement among nations of the UN to control their greenhouse emissions. The operative word is “voluntary”. There will be no compulsion on any country to abide by this treaty which comes…

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Supreme Court Stands up for Nirbhaya; Death Penalty Upheld

May 5, 2017

Today has been one of those days for the Supreme Court, when every rational Indian Citizens applauds them. With the verdict being pronounced in the Nirbhaya rape case the Court has proved that there is yet faith to be maintained in the judicial system. 16th December, 2016 started off as an ordinary day for the 23 year old medical student, the evening of which, while returning from an outing with…

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How the triple talaq issue promises to change national politics forever

April 21, 2017

The triple talaq issue has been dominating our national discourse for more than a year now. These days, we are seeing several Muslim women come on TV and express their opposition and resentment over this cruel practice. Let us understand this issue in brief before we go forward in this article. What is the Triple Talaq Issue? In simple terms, uttering the word, ‘talaq’ thrice by a husband means instant…

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Narendra Modi Goverment Supports Demolishing of Triple Talaq, Halala

Narendra Modi Goverment Supports Demolishing of Triple Talaq, Halala
April 13, 2017

Central government lead by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a solid step in right direction. The recent developments shows that government is willing to provide equal opportunity to the women of Muslim community. The Indian Constitution has always enshrined the concept of freedom, in every sense possible. Freedom of employment, freedom of expression and even freedom of religion. We are a tolerant society and we give everyone the opportunity…

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Know Everything About Finance Act 2017 : How Government Took U Turn?

Know Everything About Financial Act 2017 : How Government Took U Turn?
March 26, 2017

Key Features of the Finance Act 2017 The last decade has seen the Union making significant efforts towards the economic improvement of the nation. Therefore, it has been the pleasure of the citizens to watch their own nation develop and begin to make its place in the global economy, and survive with a strong heartbeat, as compared to the failing heartbeats of many other economies. The Lok Sabha has approved…

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‘No Abortion for the Down Syndrome Fetus’ says the Apex Court

'No Abortion for the Down Syndrome Fetus' says the Apex Court
March 6, 2017

As Indians, we have traditionally been a nation that believes in the gift of children. So when a child comes to a family, it’s time to celebrate. Bring out your best clothes and your fanciest decorations. Grand celebrations and elaborate planning begins even before the birth. So requests for abortion are rarely taken nicely. The law, in India, prohibits abortion in case the pregnancy has crosses 20 weeks, irrespective of…

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Girls, be your own savior. We men are cowards!

Girls, be your own savior. We men are cowards!
January 17, 2017

I always used to write with an intent to express the positivity within, to give others a good, meaningful read. Never had I imagined that someday I would be writing to express my frustration, displeasure, and derision. Yes, my mind is in a lamentable state and is far from getting sane. Each time a blatant attack against a girl occurs on a street (needless to mention a specific city here,…

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Jallikattu ban- The bulls are having the last laugh but not the Tamils

Jallikattu ban
January 12, 2017

The Jallikattu ban is proving to be a jali kati issue for the average Tamil. While the directly affected party, the bulls, are having a hearty laugh, the issue is a red rag for many Tamils. But, let us understand the basics first. What is Jallikattu ? This word refers to the ancient- but still continuing- practice of taming the bulls by embracing them. This practice of jallikattu was in vogue for…

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16-year old Hyderabad girl issued a legal notice to “resume” her “conjugal duty”

16-year old Hyderabad girl issued a legal notice to "resume" her "conjugal duties"
January 12, 2017

When the uproar regarding the refusal of wife to consummate in 2014 arose, people considered it to be a satisfying decision that it can be the basis of divorce as well. In addition to it, the female over 15 years of age is eligible for consensual sex. But I have a question does age determine one’s consent? Where is the idea of “putting your heart” in relationship? Doesn’t this mean…

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Bangalore molestation- Punish the mindset not the short dresses!

Bangalore molestation- Punish the mindset not the short dresses!
January 5, 2017

This Bangalore molestation case shows that we are still a part of woman hostile society. Some were groped, touched inappropriately and bodily insulted. Wondering what exactly is being talked about? How can someone behave in this manner? Now, if we say that few females were groped, touched inaptly and bodily insulted, what would you call it? It can’t be rape, but is it not the sheer case of defying someone’s basic…

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2016: The “Death year” stole many icons from us

2016: The "Death year" stole many icons from us
December 31, 2016

2017 is never going to be the same for us. We lost many of our icons leaving us mourning for a long time. While we saw Donald Trump winning the Presidential election and our beloved Barack Obama preparing to leave the House, on the other hand, Indians saw PM Narendra Modi taking everyone by sway with the surgical strike on black money. The plight of Syria wrenched our hearts and…

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Dear Aamir Khan, it is time you stopped being a charlatan!

Dear Aamir Khan, it is time you stop being a charlatan!
December 27, 2016

Dear Mr Aamir Khan, I call you a charlatan. Do you know what this word means? It means a hypocrite. You do not have the guts to call a spade a spade. I know it will cause a sense of deep pain and anguish to your fans , but that won’t deter me from speaking out. The Sarfarosh years Mr Khan, I remember with awe the after effects of Sarfarosh….

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Dear Nirbhaya, we are waiting for surgical strike on rape culture as well

Dear Nirbhaya, we are waiting for surgical strike on rape culture as well
December 20, 2016

Dear Nirbhaya, I will not apologize for what happened to you. I know it was atrocious and what those ‘men’ did was tremendously heinous, yet I will not. Because apologies always meant that, we are saying in under breath that ‘we will not repeat it again’. However, have we ceased with you? No. December 16, 2013 has been written in black bold letters in Indian history. Yet did you think…

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Defying Saudi laws – Muslim woman arrested for not wearing veil

December 20, 2016

A young Muslim woman was recently arrested for  defying Saudi laws. The woman, Malak al-Shahri, had tweeted a photo of herself without wearing a veil. For muslim woman,this is a  crime in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Several young men and women have been caught  defying Saudi laws these days. In this case, the woman was arrested and later taken to a police station by the Saudi police. Probably, she…

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Woman getting caned for Adultery – Crowd cheers at her punishment

Getting caned
November 30, 2016

An Aceh woman yells in pain as she is getting caned for adultery.  She had been spending time with a man who is not her husband. “It hurts so bad,” she yells as her tormentor continues to rain lashes at her. The woman in her early 30s is draped in a white dress and her head is covered even as she is being caned for her ‘offence’. Her partner, a 32…

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Arjun Rampal on a misssion to make cancer treatment affordable

Arjun Rampal on a misssion to make cancer treatment affordable
November 24, 2016

Actors like Arjun Rampal have their softer selves too! The supermodel, who starred along with Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar in Aankhen says that he has a new focus in life. Nowadays, Arjun Rampal  is working day and night towards providing affordable treatment to cancer patients worldwide. Arjun Rampal may be busy with his forthcoming projects, Aankhen 2 and Daddy. Yet he finds time to help those afflicted with this…

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Spicejet ad- Another Cheap Attempt at Attention-Seeking

Spicejet ad- Another Cheap Attempt at Attention-Seeking
November 18, 2016

To what extent can the companies go to simply grab the audience’s attention? Here is another cheap attempt by Spicejet to get attention. Read more. Hotstar came up with the advertisement where Vimla, Sushma, Jaya and Rekha use free Wi-Fi connectivity in the café house. The ad is a sheer case of ‘old wine, new bottle’. The women might dress fashionably and converse in fluent English- the stereotypical ‘modern’ women…

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Is it Demonetization or Sanitization of People in India?

India
November 17, 2016

November 8 the entire world was holding its breath on account of the U.S. Presidential election. The speculations for the next POTUS were on every tongue. Right then, another storm – DEMONETIZATION was brewing in India. To anyone sleeping or unaware otherwise, it was a joke of sorts. Who would have thought this joke would deprive them of their sleep. Not just those with malice, but the so-called common man who…

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Children born amidst havoc: This Children’s Day we celebrate!

Children born amidst havoc: This Children's Day we celebrate!
November 14, 2016

A child’s innocence, that’s what we cherish the most. However, what happens when that innocence gets lost amidst the real world. With the approaching Children’s Day, Social Chumbak Team thought of coming up with an article that lays bare the crumbling innocence. As a child, I remember watching Tom and Jerry and fighting with my brother over remote control. Even sneaking out to play outdoors was fun. But today, when…

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‘Sexism’ in the Movie Industry Criticised by Mila Kunis!

sexism
November 4, 2016

Mila Kunis has just started a debate again on sexism in the movie industry. For years, it was a taboo to discuss the never ceasing sexism in the movie industry. Whether it’s Hollywood or Bollywood, the treatment towards women remains the same. While earlier the criteria was to sweep it under the rug, women today have put their foot down against such an attitude. This is not only a step…

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Jane The Virgin and the Decision Surrounding Abortion.

Jane The Virgin
October 25, 2016

Pro-life or Pro-choice? The current presidential race in America has constantly harped on the issue. Needless to state that the debate is endless. Every religion or section of society has voiced the opinion on this issue. Irrespective of the current debacle, the decision around ‘abortion’ has become a centerpiece to grab voters. Moving away from the debate podium, the ruckus around abortion has made its way to the small screen….

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Watch Sunny Leone, Taapsee Pannu, Poonam Pandey Come Together in This Breast Cancer Awareness Video

breast-cancer-awareness
October 20, 2016

Sunny Leone, Taapsee Pannu, Sunidhi Chauhan, Poonam Pandey and a whole lot of celebrities are now working on a project to aware women about the Breast Cancer. And how its detection at an early stage can help curing it. In all the advertisements innovatively brought to the people on social media. The ads have been focusing on reminding women that all it takes is just two minutes of observing. Working…

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Baba Ramdev comes down hard on the Triple Talaq law

in-an-ongoing-row-throughout-the-nation-to-abolish-the-law-of-triple-talaq-baba-ramdev
October 17, 2016

In an ongoing row throughout the nation to abolish the law of Triple Talaq, Baba Ramdev has cleared his stand against the controversial rule. In his interview given to the ANI, Baba Ramdev said that Muslim clerics should understand that this law is against women. In a brief series of questions, Baba Ramdev talked about the current Muslim personal laws of not promoting gender equality. Ramdev also appreciated the decision…

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The Pleasure Project: Earn By Filming Your Safe Sex

pleasure-project
October 15, 2016

“Because sex education is rarely sexy, and erotica is rarely safe.”– The Pleasure Project The Pleasure Project health organization has come up with yet another innovative idea in order to promote safer sex among the people. This time, it is focusing on the students of the age between 18-25 years. The Pleasure Project is offering to pay £200 to young couples to film themselves having safe sex, promoting condoms. This…

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