This contributes to the feeling among girls that they’re undervalued and objectified by boys, researchers said. Pressures on boys can also leave them with low self-esteem and more likely to be victims of violence or accidents.
What happens when the child fails to identify with his or her own gender or begins exploring its fluidity? Here are some of the books that address these issues, which can help parents and children understand gender better.
In Multan, the southern district of Pakistan's Punjab, a panchayat dictated that a man could rape an adolescent girl, who was the sister of the man who allegedly raped the former's sister. In its simplest terms, this is revenge rape.
Ethnographic research reveals therefore, that prior to the European dominance, there were absolutely no monolithic gender systems in place. The construction of two specific gender identities as non-interchangeable absolutes, was in fact, the invention of the Euro-Western society.
There has been a surge of beautifully crafted, intelligently told Indian advertisements that either prod us to engage in sociopolitical issues with greater furor, or address issues pertaining to gender inequality and same-sex relationships
“On the Basis of Sex” does a brisk, coherent job of articulating what Ginsburg accomplished and why it mattered, dramatizing both her personal stake in feminist legal activism and the intellectual discipline with which she approached it.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was very excited when director R.Balki approached her for his upcoming film ‘Ki and Ka.’And the first person to know about this was of course, her nawab, Saif Ali Khan.During the trailer launch, Kareena said that Saif was extremely proud after seeing the first promo of the film. Actor Arjun Kapoor, who was really happy to receive praise from Saif, said it is an honour for him to get appreciated by someone who has mastered the art of portraying playful characters.‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.The film, which redefines stereotypical roles of genders, will see Kareena in the character of an ambitious marketing manager while Arjun Kapoor essays the role of a homemaker.The film is scheduled to release on April 1.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Director R.Balki is yet again all set to leave audience spellbound with his upcoming romantic drama film, `Ki and Ka.`The director is attacking stereotypical representation of genders in the society through the film by switching and redefining the roles of the male and female protagonists.Balki is extremely proud of his leads Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, because both actors do not forgot their identities while swapping ‘stereotypical’ gender roles.Arjun plays woman of the house and Kareena plays the role of a man in the film, and by doing so, they give a subtle message to society that interchanging gender responsibility is nothing to be ashamed of but a way to make this world a better place to live in.`Ki and Ka`, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, will release on April 1.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor agrees that before his upcoming rom-com ‘Ki and Ka’, he never understood how selfless housewives are, and that’s the reason why he wants every man to watch this flick. Arjun believes that ‘Ki and Ka’ is a conversation starter, but not an opinion. It is a way to make society realise that anything and everything cannot be measured on the basis of gender. The actor also said that no gender has the right to overpower the other. ‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jan 26 (ANI): Women activist Abha Singh on Tuesday condemned the move to stop women activists on their way to Maharashtra's Shani Shingnapur temple and said that they should be allowed to enter the temple premises and offer prayers as the Constitution of India grants equal rights to both gender. She stated that the temple's administration should adhere to the Indian Constitution and thus allow the women to enter the temple and offer their prayers. Another woman activist Pramila Nesargi echoing similar sentiments said it was strange that women do not get equal rights with respect to the other gender in a country where women goddesses are worshipped.