De-demonizing Men and Patriarchy – The Way Forward for Gender Justice and Equality

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Kerthio mentioned nothing about these plans to her husband. After all, the women’s tradition was never spoken about with the men of her village. While a father knew in general terms that the tradition existed… most men understood very little else – not what the operation entailed, not that it was being planned, and often not even that it had […]

Beyond Myths and Legends – A Rendezvous with Nagaland

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“Nagas are very dangerous people,” a serving officer of the Indian Air Force, posted in Assam, father to three children – all in the armed forces – warned me on the train. “People carrying spears and bows-and-arrows are a very common sight in Nagaland. Tum dekhna (You’ll see). The boys are ferocious. They go around in gangs, riding bikes rashly. […]