Are The New Laws Giving ‘Too Much Power’ to Women? What’s Your Take?

Do women have ‘too much power’ now? We hear a lot of young men echoing these sentiments. What’s your take? Where is the line between asking someone out and harassment? Are men being targeted and victimized by the new laws?

A young man shares his story on Quora:
“I am all for helping women grow and express themselves as human
beings. I am all for gender equality. But somewhere along the line, we (as a nation, or at least as a city) seem to have confused the abolishment of misogyny with promotion of misandry.

Women have too much power when no one will even listen to a man. All a woman has to do is to pick up the phone and tell cops that you harassed her. And you’re already done for!!!”

Read full piece here: http://www.quora.com/Indian-Women/Why-is-it-difficult-to-date-an-Indian-girl-in-general/answers/2126033?srid=XTwn&share=1

 

Author:

Rubina Singh is Director of Hollaback! Chandigarh.

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  1. […] new initiatives to increase accessibility. This is very good news. Chandigarh is also engaging in the debate now arising in India, “Do women have too much power?” So, […]

  2. Jerald McClain says:

    Everybody deserves equal rights. However, what I see among Western Women is too much privilege. What a woman does with her body is her own business. However, when a wife chooses to commit adultery and use the system to extract money from her husband that she did NOT earn, then we have a problem.

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