Below are selected writings available online. Click on the links to read.
SEX AND POWER: Defining History, Shaping Societies. Penguin Books, 2008/2009 Penguin Global, 2009. (Excerpts)
Video Response to 10 Questions on Female Gendercide in India The 50 Million Missing Blog, March 02, 2014
Bollywood Baffled Over Sex, Rape and Prostitution. Gender Forum, Issue No. 46, 2013
Bride and Prejudice: Why the Virginity of their Brides is still a Touchy Issue for Indian Men. India Today, Dec 06, 2013
Why 377 Violates the Bodily and Sexual Integrity of Straight People Too! Youth ki Awaaz, Dec 24, 2013
Dear Hrithik Roshan, Regarding Your Weepy Divorce Letter Youth ki Awaaz, Dec 18, 2013.
When an Organization that Fights Rape, Also Perpetuates it: The Tehelka Saga. The 50 Million Missing Blog, Dec 02, 2012
10 Things India’s Youth Need to Know About Sex. Youth ki Awaaz, Nov 12, 2013
5 Important Advice for Women Being Blackmailed for Dowry. The 50 Million Missing Blog. Nov 07, 2013
Because Your Husband is Your Supreme God! The 50 Million Missing Blog. Oct 22, 2013
Gandhi Used his Position to Sexually Exploit Young Women Youth ki Awaaz, Oct 15, 2013
Why India’s Abused Godesses’ Ads Have it All Wrong. Huffington Post, Canada, Oct 10, 2013
Census Reveals 17 Million Girls Killed in India in age group 1-15 years. The 50 Million Missing Blog. Oct 02, 2013
5 Lessons on Life and Living I Learnt from My Teachers Youth ki Awaaz, Oct 01, 2013
What Those Battered Goddesses Won’t Say: The Campaign against Domestic Violence Masalamommas, Sept 17, 2013
Why is India Ignoring the Fact that That is Actual Racism Here that Goes Beyond 50 Shades of Brown Skin? Youth ki Awaaz, Sept 24, 2013
Claiming My Space as a Woman in India. The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. Sept 19, 2013.
What Prison Sentence Would You Choose for Yourself: Death or Life-long Imprisonment? Youth Ki Awaaz, Sept 17, 2013.
Gandhi to Asaram: Who Empowers the Sex Crimes of Gurus? The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. Sept 15, 2013.
Indian Whispers on Rape, Racism and Corporate Funding. The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. July 24, 2013
Women As Domestic Appliances and Internalized Misogyny. The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. July 08, 2013
The Mamma Mias of Indian Cinema. Masalamomma, July o2, 2013.
“Amu” : India’s Wake-up Call to the 1984 Rapes and Killings of Sikhs. Zero-Hour News, May 13, 2013
The Importance of Women Misbehaving. The Huffington Post, Canada, March 08, 2013
Why ‘It’s a Girl!’ is a Different Kind of Film. It’s a Girl! Documentary Blog. Nov 12, 2012
What if I was Maria? It’s a Girl! Documentary Blog. Sept 25, 2012
Why Didn’t Professor Bose Attend the Wedding? Women’s Web, August 07, 2012.
Why I am a Feminist. Guest post on Author Taslima Nasreen’s Blog ‘No Country for Women,’ August 03, 2012.
Being a Woman and Mother Between Two Cultures. Talking with Indo-Canadian Artist Soraya Nulliah. Masalamommas, August 01, 2012
The Dirty Olympics of Slumdogs and Millionaires. Open Salon, July 28, 2012
The Politics of Rape, Sexuality, and Government Meddling. Open Salon, July 18, 2012.
Why Kali Won’t Rage: A Critique of Indian Feminism. Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies, Issue 38, 2012.
Why the Annihilation of Women Doesn’t Anger the World. The Lyon Review. May 26, 2012
Indian Child Custody Case and Cultural Clashes in Norway Womens News Network. April 24, 2012
Mothers and Daughters: Secret Betrayals. Masalamommas. May 13, 2012
Why We Slept Through This Genocide – Part I. It’s a Girl! Movie Blog. March 08, 2012
Why We Slept Through This Genocide – Part II. It’s A Girl! Movie Blog. March 14, 2012
Ladies! Take This Dinner Date Challenge! . Masalamommas: An Online Magazine For SouthAsian Moms. Feb 26, 2012
Facebook Game ‘Angry Brides’ Trivializes Grave Human Rights Violations. The Women’s International Perspective. Feb 22, 2012
Girl Infants Face ‘Pre-Meditated’ Murder In India. The Women’s News Network. Feb 07, 2012
Slutwalk To Femicide: Making The Connection. The Women’s International Perspective. Sept 02, 2011
Boycotting The Durga Puja. Pickled Politics. October 03, 2011.
Indian Girls “Missing” Worldwide. Pickled Politics. May 19, 2011.
Happy Mother’s Day Elton John! Pickled Politics. May 08, 2011.
The Pink Panties Campaign and The Indian Women’s Sexual Revolution. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific . Issue 23, January 2010
What Will The Death of Communism in Bengal Bring? Pickled Politics, April 27, 2011.
Being A Woman In Two Cultures: Reverse Culture Shock! Mount Holyoke Quarterly, Summer 2011
Why Education and Economics are not The Solution To India’s Female Gendercide Gender Bytes Blog, June 12, 2011
How Gandhian Are Obama’s Politics? Pickled Politics, November 27, 2010.
The Indian Girl in the movie ‘Eat Pray Love.‘ Pickled Politics. November 11, 2010.
Out of the Box (How urban India deals with pornography). India Today, November 26, 2009.
Female Genocide in India and the 50 Million Missing Campaign. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 22, October 2009.
When Is A Genital ‘Nick’ O.K.? WordWorth Magazine, June 2010
The Role of Media in the War between Environment and Development. The Global Media Journal, October, 2009.
The Schizophrenia of Moral Systems. Word Worth: World magazine of ideas and arts, September 2006, Vol 6, No.10.
The Boxed Identity. Word Worth: World magazine of ideas and arts, October 2008, Vol 8, No.10.
From Sex to the Supreme Bliss. The London Magazine: A Review of Literature and the Arts, April/May 2003 pp.56-63
Grandmother’s memories. WordWorth Magazine, October 2oo8, Vol.8, No.10
Memory of an Assassination. The Times of India, November 11, 2009.
My Life Without T.V. Word Worth: World magazine of ideas and arts, September 2008, Vol 8, No.9.
View Finder. The Word Worth Magazine Vol 2, No.6, June 2002. (under the pen name – Ilina Sen)
Twenty Eggs. The Word Worth Magazine Vol 2, No.6, June 2002. (under the pen name – Ilina Sen)
Pink Turban. New Orleans Review, Vol 31, No.1, 2001 pp41-56.
The Last Monkey Dance. The Word Worth Magazine Vol 2, No.6, June 2002. (under the pen name – Ilina Sen).
As I am a Woman. Women’s Era, January 2005.
Without Headstones. Word Salad, Spring/summer 2002, Vol 8, No. 3.
Undressing. Obsessed With Pipework: highwire poetry, Issue 16, Autumn 2001. (under the pen name -Ilina Sen)
The Call of Home. The Asian Age, August 01, 2004.