women only carriages
Women only carriages - is this what our nation has come to? That we have to segregate people like we are in prison, just to keep to be safe?
Studying for final year exams was tough and at this particular time I was more distracted than normal. At 9pm I decide to
As a woman I don't want to live in a society where all women as regarded as 'temptresses' and men are labelled as poor beings who can't control their sexual urges. That view is insulting to women and men. It also sends shivers down my spine.
The optional segregation of women is actually counterproductive; it suggests that we are the temptation that needs to be removed from the harassment equation. Isn't it more productive to actually challenge harassment and objectification culture?
Women, who may be working, reading, sleeping or just not interested, are forced to negotiate their space knowing that the man sitting beside them might be the one who calls them a frigid bitch if they don't want to chat. Or, the one who punches her in the face.