SlutWalk

  • Malawi: Women protest attacks over skirts, pants January 21, 2012

    Blantyre: It's been 18 years since the late dictator Hastings Kamuzu Banda's "indecency in dress" laws were repealed in Malawi, but mobs of men and boys in the largely conservative southern African country have recently been publicly stripping women of their miniskirts and pants. On Friday, hundreds of outraged girls and...
  • FTN: Are women still treated as sex objects? January 5, 2012

    Andhra Pradesh DGP said that one of the reasons for rise in rape cases is the provocative clothes worn by women. ...
  • Right to expression: Slut Walk cancelled December 5, 2011

    BANGALORE: It was planned to be a peaceful walk from Town Hall to Freedom Park to celebrate right to expression but on Sunday it turned out to be a daylong drama with the organisers of Slut Walk were, detained and released after a few hours. The organisers of Slut Walk,...
  • FTN: Is SlutWalk the way to deal with sexual harassment? August 2, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, SlutWalk is the way to deal with sexual harassment. ...
  • Delhi holds its first SlutWalk July 31, 2011

    No dress code and the gathering wasn't very large either but the message was loud and clear. ...
  • Poonam Pandey to lead SlutWalk in Mumbai July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: After the first SlutWalk in the capital on Sunday, the campaign will move to Mumbai, says controversial model Poonam Pandey and that she will lead it. "Full support to Slut Walk in Delhi! n Soon u will see me heading the Walk Ahead in Mumbai... wish i was der...
  • Delhi 'SlutWalk', no walk of shame August 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The India chapter of SlutWalk that was supposed to kick off in Delhi finally took to the streets on a sunny Sunday morning. The Delhi chapter was supposed to be the first of its lot in India, but Bhopal took out its own version on July 17th. But...
  • Over 200 people gather for Delhi's SlutWalk July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: After becoming a sensation in huge cities like Toronto and Melbourne, the SlutWalk finally took place in New Delhi on Sunday under the name of Besharmi Morcha. Close to 200 people gathered at Jantar Mantar to participate in the march to protest against society's perception that victims of...
  • 'SlutWalk' arrives in Delhi; march for change July 31, 2011

    'SlutWalk' a movement for women's equality that began in Toronto is going to be held at Jantar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • Delhi 'SlutWalk' on Sunday, will you be there? July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: 'SlutWalk' Delhi also known as the 'Besharmi Morcha' is a movement that has been initiated to address the issue of unequal, unfair and stereotyped treatment of women in society is finally happening in Delhi on Sunday. Students have come together to organise the movement in Delhi at Jantar Mantar....
  • Bhopal does a 'SlutWalk' ahead of Delhi July 18, 2011

    New Delhi: While Delhi prepares for its own version of the SlutWalk, Bhopal has taken it a step ahead and actually put it to action. The city launched its own SlutWalk Besharmi Morcha Bhopal The PrideStride for Women on July 17th, with an enthusiastic contingent of around hundred...
  • Delhi 'SlutWalk' to be held on July 31 July 18, 2011

    New Delhi: After many uncertainties and a considerable debate, the Delhi edition of the 'SlutWalk' is finally happening. The organisers have decided to hold the Walk on Sunday, July 31 at 10.30 am. The Walk is scheduled to start from the national capital's hub of all protests, Jantar Mantar Road,...
  • SlutWalk debate: to be or not to be there July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The organisers of Delhi's own edition 'SlutWalk' the 'Besharmi Morcha' have finally figured a better way of communicating with everyone interested in the protest. The march is against perpetrators of crime against women, which has struck a chord across the globe. The organisers have scheduled their first Open Debate...
  • Necessary to Indianise 'SlutWalk': Organiser July 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The first ever SlutWalk in Delhi has been subjected to a lot of questions already. It has triggered debates on whether such marches are appropriate in India or not. The dress code, the message such a Walk conveys have been the talking points lately. Even calling the event...
  • Besharmi Morcha aka SlutWalk launches website June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Besharmi Morcha which had started on a tottering note in Delhi, is now reaching out to a wider audience with their freshly launched website. The official website BesharmiMorcha.in for SlutWalk aka Besharmi Morcha 2011 has been launched to ensure timely communication and easy correspondence between the public...
  • Delhi 'SlutWalk' derailed over dress code June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Women in New Delhi are caught in a peculiar dilemma as the national capital prepares to host India's first 'SlutWalk', a snowballing event that invites sympathizers to dress up provocatively to protest against sexual violence. As New Delhi braces itself up for its first ever 'SlutWalk', there are a...
  • No 'SlutWalk' for Delhi, it's 'Besharmi Morcha' June 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Organisers of India's first 'SlutWalk' have rebranded the event. The name has now been changed to 'Besharmi Morcha' which means 'Shameless Protest'. The organisers feel that not all people in the national capital will understand the meaning of the word 'slut'. And more importantly may misinterpret the usage...
  • Delhi 'SlutWalk' postponed till July June 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The 'SlutWalk' in Delhi, which was originally scheduled for June 25, has been postponed to the last week of July. 'SlutWalk' originally started in Toronto, as a response to a police officer who said "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimised." After leaving an impact...
  • After Toronto, Montreal SlutWalk comes to Delhi June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Having made their point in Toronto, Melbourne and Montreal, the "sluts" now plan to walk in New Delhi as part of a global campaign against sexual violence. The now famous 'SlutWalk' started in response to a Toronto police officer who said "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order...