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

Social Revolutions: The Evolution of Gender Roles
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Social Revolutions: The Evolution of Gender Roles

In a lecture I attended in my first year of university a very wise feminist said, “Sex is between your legs. Gender is between your ears.” Upon hearing this I immediately separated the terms and realised their distinction: sex is anatomy, gender is characterisation, sex is physiological, gender is psychological, sex is biology, gender is behavior. As I continued … Continue reading