On Rape, Skirts and Patriarchy: Are Women Wearing Short Dresses ‘asking for it’?
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On Rape, Skirts and Patriarchy: Are Women Wearing Short Dresses ‘asking for it’?

Colombo: What do miniskirts, booty shorts and low rise jeans have in common with rape? With the uproar that arose in India and the region, following the Delhi Gang Rape, which drew the kind of attention that issues of rape and sexual violence do not generally receive in this part of the world; also gave rise … Continue reading

Centuries of Prostitution in Russia
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Centuries of Prostitution in Russia

Prostitution, the oldest profession in the world, has been the hot topic of political transformation in Russia. Public houses and street women have always existed in our Orthodox Christian society and there have always been different rules that aim to control them. 18th century Russia: Peter the Great tried to repress prostitution, but was unsuccessful, … Continue reading