Category Archives: gender issues

A boon for poor girls and women

Poverty has a greater effect on women than it does on men. That’s because women’s needs are more complex and they are usually treated as second-class citizens in most poor societies. Basic things that rich and middle-class women take for … Continue reading

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The sordid tale of “the Josef Fritzl of India”

There are certain criminal creatures whose crimes are so evil that other creatures who commit such crimes often get tagged with the name of the scoundrel who committed the first such villainy. Josef Fritzl is one such vile creature. On … Continue reading

Posted in Amstetten, Austria, barbarism, chidren, child abuse, child rape, child rights, child sex abuse, crime, criminals, Europe, evil, fatherhood, fathers, filthy scum, gender, gender issues, human rights, humanity, incest, India, Josef Fritzl, Josef Fritzl of India, justice, law, Maharashtra, Mumbai, news, parenting, parents, perverts, random, rape, rapists, sadists, school children, scum beings, society, South Asia, the E.U., thoughts, violence, violence against women, women, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments