This is the third in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Tangled, Like Wool” meeting held in New Delhi in January 2014. While the publication and transmission of online pornography is already an offence in India, two 2013 petitions — one filed in the Rajya Sabha and one in the Supreme Court — […]
For women, is the Internet really the free, democratic space it is made out to be? Or does it come with the trappings of the society that we live in? Blogging about their lives and expressing their feelings online may make women feel liberated, but they constantly watch their backs the way they would while walking down the street. Gendered abuse online betrays the same kind of prejudices, insecurities, and misogyny as that in the offline space.
This is the ninth in a series of ten blog posts reporting on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. Banned: advertisements promoting sex-selection on Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo. Banned: searches from India with the words “sex” or “sexual” on Microsoft Bing. Banned: porn cartoon Savita Bhabhi, depicting the sexual […]