It was a cool evening breeze flowing when I was standing and waiting for my friend to arrive, who called me a while back, that he will be coming to see me off. The pleasant weather, the cool evening breeze and the fact that I would be embarking on a journey for the next 2 weeks automatically made me hum some songs. And suddenly I saw an ugly looking female looking obnoxiously at me. She was of the impression I am singing it for her, whereas I had not even noticed her and nor was she noticeable.
What comes to your mind first when you hear the words 'Male Privilege'? For me, when I hear it, I laugh at it. And I also laugh at the society that keeps hurling these terms in order to invalidate, dismiss, belittle and deny men's issues, problems and concerns.
26th August 2013 must be observed as an extremely sad day in the history of Indian democracy when the country witnessed the broad daylight murder of democracy and principles of natural justice on the very floors of Indian Parliament. This is the day when the proposed Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill was cleared by the Rajya Sabha even after the opposition from men's rights groups and some members of the House.
Have you ever heard of a men's rights conference in your city? Have you ever heard about leaders of the men's rights movement conglomerating in your city to discuss the problems faced by men and to devise action plan to have them addressed via the civil society and the Govt.?