World

Killing In The Name Of “Honor” : A Cultural Perspective 

Nujhat Jahan: The root of honor related killings is associated with the age-old culture of discrimination against women. Historically women have been the prey of violence only because of the…

South Asia

The Tanishq ad controversy: Reflections from a child born out of the so-called “Love Jihad”

Shucheesmita Simonti:   “Love Jihad”- I first heard the term when I was a student in India. It was uttered by a police officer to whom I had gone for…

Window For Others

Will you speak up to make a difference?

WC Desk: TRIGGER WARNING: The following write-up contains details of sexual abuse “When I was 6, I was half asleep when I felt my cousin brother’s hand touching my breasts.…

Rape culture: As we name it

Kevin S. Boiragi and Pamelia Khaled: To the readers, this article does not offer any solution rather analyzes a significant issue and then asks some rudimentary questions. It does not…

Human Rights

This country is as much yours as is mine

Shucheesmita Simonti: In memory of Kalpana Chakma, who was kidnapped for speaking out against abuses committed by the Bangladeshi Army in the indigenous areas that make up the CHT. Justice…

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