The MJ Akbar case shows women need men to embrace #MeToo for it to have any real impact

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2018 / The National


There has been a lot of activity around India’s #MeToo movement of late and depending …

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The #MeTooIndia movement is the starting post in a country where men are often given a pass for their behaviour

by Rashmee

Posted on October 24, 2018 / The National


To all appearances, India’s #MeToo movement is well on its way. It has its …

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Brett Kavanaugh is no Atticus Finch

by Rashmee

Posted on October 6, 2018


Jamelle Bouie recently pointed to the ill-logic of a comparison being made by some: that …

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From #MeToo to #HeToo

by Rashmee

Posted on October 5, 2018


I’m heading back to the land of the imperiled white male. America. Country of the …

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Kavanaugh: A ‘red’ win on Supreme Court and in court of public opinion?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2018


It seems as if Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court is …

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From Washington to Bollywood, women are being heard − but are they being listened to?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 3, 2018 / The National


The world is paying close attention to the drama over the confirmation of US Supreme …

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Why a background check for a federal employee might miss out certain things

by Rashmee

Posted on October 1, 2018


When an FBI investigation was ordered into “current, credible” allegations against Brett Kavanugh, the US …

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The FBI cannot investigate machismo and the US Senate can’t vote on it

by Rashmee

Posted on September 29, 2018


In one week – so, by October 5 – the FBI is supposed to gather …

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Is an alleged assault by a 17-year-old boy, 35 years ago, relevant?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2018


  Is an alleged assault by a 17-year-old boy, 35 years ago, relevant? That’s the …

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Are US Republicans the party of the moral majority or of Donald Trump and Roy Moore?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2017


  When Al Franken resigns from the US Senate he will be the most prominent …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK