This is the last and final (and much delayed) part of TRBA 2011. My heartfelt thanks to all the judges and to blogging friends for all their support and ‘nudges’.
Some sub-categories added, because some very relevant posts fitted in these categories much better.
The two cash prizes are yet to be announced. Which two posts out of all the posts here do you think made an impact on you and deserve the cash prize?
Feminism is good for the society.
Biology vs. Culture DEATHMATCH! - Nandini
The dreaded “F-word” – Chandni
My honor is my curse. - Bhavia
Make the Khaps leave India – traitors to the Constitution. – Bhagwad Jal Park
Mamta: A perspective on roles of Indian Women. – Careless Chronicles
Woman,un-role yourself! – Usha
The judges also liked,
Motherhood is worshiped. And mothers? (Category added later)
Motherhood Pain – SuKupedia
In the Name of Culture – Crescentia Kalpana David
Convoluted sense of justice: Violence most foul - Shree Venkatram
Rape and dishonour- Usha
Sleeping with the enemy - Gounder Brownie
Street Sexual Harassment (Eve teasing)
Blank Noise - Unmana
Stop calling it “eve teasing”. You are being molested, not teased. – The Restless Quill
Outraging the modesty – Usha
Its Time To Speak Up, To Act!! – Momofrs
Adjust – Shail
Do men believe that women ask for it? (Category added later)
Eve Teasing and why everyone is suffering coz of it - Aditya Nayak
The Woman’s Fault for dressing provocatively? - Bhagwad Jal Park
Slut Walk – Bikram
Insensitivity of the Society - Yogesh
Do men face sexual harassment?
The Pros And Cons Of Hitchhiking – The Quirky Indian
Sad but true – Chandni
The last bastion - Amodini
The judges also liked,
Grrrr - Rs Mom on Women’s Web
Surviving in a man’s world – Meera’s reflections
Homemakers/ SAHM/ Non-earning working women
The ‘home maker’ stereotype – Sangitha
Conversation Starters- Stars in my eyes
Never! I don’t want his money! – Preethi (Women’s Web)
How much are you needed? – starsinmeyes
How Abuse Begins? - Desi Girl
Girls learn to say No - TBG
Special mention: http://vawawareness.wordpress.com/
Marital Rape (Category added later)
The darkness of marital rapes – Madperiodwoman
Female Sexuality in Patriarchy (Category added later)
The Dirty Picture- Female Sexuality vs Patriarchy - Towards Harmony
I only get jealous because I love you - Preeti Shenoy
Awww – Grounder Brownie
Your Rights in A Relationship - A Desi Girl’s Guide to Relationship Survival
A woman is a woman’s worst enemy? (Category added later)
Desi Bahus :Gladiators in an arena - Desi Girl
Desi Women’s Friendships: Explore the Dynamics – Desi Girl
All the Old Knives - Gounder Brownie
Animal Torture – I’m a Nazi…and so are you – Bhagwad Jal Park
Aggressive dog? Tips to handle… – Kalpana Mishra
No discrimination. - Sangitha
Feminism and ‘Seven steps in the sky’ - Haresh Patel
A Happy Period? (Category added later)
Have a Happy Period – Imp’s Mom
Widowhood (Category added later)
“May your husband live a 100 years!” - Hamsini Ravi
Pickled and Preserved………जुनं मुरलेलं लोणचं … - Suranga Date
The Lady of Many Smiles - Kamini Dandapani
LGBT Issues. (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender issues)
Wish - Pawan
Where do I belong? - Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury
Encounters of the Touchable Kind – Suranga
Clothing the women - Shail
Dressed to kill - Yuvika Chaube
Media and crimes against women.
Delhi girls are easy? – Careless Chronicles
No sex education for us. We’re Indian – Amodini
Social Crimes Against Women – Posts that cover social issues like widow burning, FGM, sex selection, Dowry, victim blaming, honor killing etc
Legalizing prostitution? - Sangitha
Remembering the half-saree – Usha
Child Abuse and CSA.
Recognize Child Sexual Abuse - Desi Girl
How are we protecting our children?- Starsinmyeyes
Speak up! – Usha
And a special mention to – http://csaawarenessmonth.wordpress.com/
A list of blogs that deal with Gender issues.
This list will be updated.
1. Blogs that deal only with Gender Issues
Towards Harmony - Prathama
Naari (Hindi) - Rachna -
Chaya Path – Nisha
2. Feminists in the Indian Blogosphere
To read all the winning posts in 47 categories, please click here.
Congratulations to all the winners.