Mathur's previous works, like Aadi Kriti, Cigarette ke Tote, and several other short stories, talk about the oppression of women, prostitutes and transgenders, and their sidelining from society due to stereotypes.
On a tightly-packed bus, a man is ogling at the woman next to him. As time passes, no one stops him. He tries to make a pass at her. There’s nothing new to this story. In fact, several versions of it take place on a regular basis. Now think of this as a street play, […]
EVEN as Parliament lags behind,the judiciary has come out with path-breaking guidelines and verdicts to protect the fundamental rights of women. The Justice Verma committees recommendations on how to deal with sexual offences were accepted by the government and largely incorporated in the strong anti-rape law. People are already witnessing the effects of these laws. […]
“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.