Forced to fight their own fight: how Dalit women are caught in the crossfire between misogyny and casteism in India

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2019 / The National


The insults heaped on political leader Mayawati — mainly from women — show the ugly intersection of two kinds of hatred present in Indian society January 30 marks 71 years since Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. One of the clearest signs of his increasing irrelevance in India may be the way he has been all but excised from the debate over … Continue reading “Forced to fight their own fight: how Dalit women are caught in the crossfire between misogyny and casteism in India”

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Is Donald Trump starting to cut Kavanaugh loose?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2018


Dear old Donald Trump. He can be relied upon to throw those he no longer needs under a bus. Depend upon Mr Trump to start cutting loose when it suits him. Is that what he’s doing with Brett Kavanaugh, his beer-loving, aggressive nominee to the Supreme Court? On Monday, Mr Trump said Judge Kavanugh’s testimony … Continue reading “Is Donald Trump starting to cut Kavanaugh loose?”

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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