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SEX AND POWER: Defining History, Shaping Societies. Penguin Books, 2008/2009 Penguin Global, 2009. (Excerpts)

Sita’s Diwali: A Futuristic Festival for Women. The Huffington Post, 13 November, 2015.

Karva Chauth: A Womanly Celebration of Cultural Misogyny. The Huffington Post, 30 October, 2015.

Maya ad Infinitum (Poetry). The Huffington Post, 11 August, 2015.

“Strategies to Tackle Femicides in India.” pp27-31. In Femicide: A Global Issue that Demands Action, Published by the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Vienna Liaison Office, 2013.

Maya ad Infinitum (Poetry on gendercide). The Huffington Post, 11 August, 2015.

One Tight Slap: Safe and Unsafe Responses to Street Harassment. The Huffington Post, 24 May, 2015.

The Awfully Unromantic Taj Mahal. The Huffington Post, February 03, 2015

Is Consensual Sex Rape and Non-Consensual Sex Marriage? The Huffington Post, January 10, 2015

What Sanskrit Taught Me About Being an Indian Woman. The Huffington Post, December 13, 2014

En Inde, la gestation pour autrui est loin de profiter aux femmes comme on le prétend. Sisyphe, 16 October 2014

India’s Surrogacy Industry and the Gendercide of Women (A Conversation). The 50 Million Missing Blog, August 28, 2014.

“Strategies to Tackle Femicides in India.” The Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. 18 August, 2014,

Analyzing the Public Outrage at the Delhi Bus Rape inspired Fashion Shoot . (interview) The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. August 11, 2014.

Menstrual Leave May Make More Trouble for Workplace Gender Equity.  Revolutions in My Space. June 9, 2014

Is this the Angle to the Clinton Lewinsky Saga that Feminists Turned a Blind Eye to? Revolutions in My Space. May 21, 2014.

India’s Gang Rapes and Male Territoriality. Hysteria, #2:  Roles and Rules, April 26, 214

Analyzing the Public Outrage at the Delhi Bus Rape inspired Fashion Shoot . The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. August 11, 2014.

I Don’t Want “Ladies First” But What’s With These Men? The 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. July 23, 2014

Menstrual Leave May Make More Trouble for Workplace Gender Equity.  Revolutions in My Space. June 9, 2014

Is this the Angle to the Clinton Lewinsky Saga that Feminists Turned a Blind Eye to? Revolutions in My Space. May 21, 2014.

Herabai Tata: The Power Behind Indian Women’s Voting Rights. The 50 Million Missing Blog, May 5, 2014

What Tata Starbuck’s Female CEO Thinks About Women in the Workplace. Revolution in My Space, April 22, 204.

Feminism Won’t Do Its Job if it Didn’t Piss off a few People! Revolutions in My Space, April, 9, 2014

The Status of Beauty: How Far Have We Come?  Masalamommas, March 05, 2014.

Who is an Empowered Woman? Revolutions in My Space, March 03, 2014

Video Response to 10 Questions on Female Gendercide in India March 02, 2014

Differences in Domestic Violence in India and the West Revolutions in My Space, Feb 15, 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

What Those Battered Goddesses Won’t Say: The Campaign against Domestic Violence Masalamommas, Sept 17, 2013

Claiming My Space as a Woman in IndiaThe 50 Million Missing Campaign Blog. Sept 19, 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 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

Does Goddess Worship in India have a Feminist Underpinning? Revolutions in my Space Blog, March 06, 2013

Why India’s View on Sex and Sexuality is Deadly! Revolutions in my Space Blog, Feb 06, 2013

Why Women Politicians in India Grow Penises! The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, Jan 11, 2013.

Six Wide-Spread forms of Femicide in India (Video for the U.N. Conference on Femicide, Vienna) Nov 26, 2012

Recognizing Ram was a Bad Husband The Gender Equal Blog, Nov 13, 2012.

Why It’s a Girl is a Different Kind of Film. The It’s a Girl Movie Blog. Nov 12, 2012.

Women on Women’s Rights: With Rita Banerji, Women’s Web, Sept 26, 2012

What if I was Maria? It’s a Girl! Movie Blog, Sept 25, 2012

Culture Worship by Indian Feminists is Killing India’s Women The Gender Equal Blog, Sept 16, 2012

India: Those with More Power Commit More Femicides  Women’s News Network, Sept 13, 2012

Can a Woman Really Own her Husband’s Sperm? The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, Sept 10, 2012

Could India’s Women Ever Go on a ‘Sex-Strike?’ The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, August 27, 2012

Why I am a Feminist (And You Should be to!) Rebellions in my Space, August 24, 2012

The Four Ways People Respond to Feminism. Rebellions in my Space, August 16, 2012.

What Happens to India’s Karma After Killing 50 Million Women? Rebellions in my Space, August 13, 2012

Being a Woman and Mother Between Two Cultures. Talking with Indo-Canadian Artist Soraya Nulliah.  Masalamommas, August 01, 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.

Interview with Indo-Canadian Feminist Artist Soraya Nulliah: on Art, Women and Violence. Gender Bytes, July 02, 2012

The Politics of Who Can and Can’t Rape Government in the Lab, July 13, 2012.

Why Kali Won’t Rage: A Critique of Indian Feminism. Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies, Issue 38, 2012.

Why does Women Under Siege Hide the Dirty Secrets of India’s Female Gendercide? Rebellions in My Space, July 03, 2012

Why the Annihilation of Women Doesn’t Anger the World. The Lyon Review. May 26, 2012

Why Women Become Nuns or Prostitutes During Economic Recessions. The Sex and Power Blog. May 29, 2012

Will ‘Parent’ be the Gender-Neutral Term for the 21st Century? Rebellions in My Space.  May 13, 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 Governments Barter Women’s Human Rights. Government in The Lab Magazine. April 03, 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

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

The Indian Girl in the movie ‘Eat Pray Love.‘ Pickled Politics. November 11, 2010.

Female Genocide in India and the 50 Million Missing Campaign. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 22, October 2009.

The Schizophrenia of Moral Systems. Word Worth: World magazine of ideas and arts, September 2006, Vol 6, No.10.

Grandmother’s memories. WordWorth Magazine, October 2oo8, Vol.8, No.10

When Is A Genital ‘Nick’ O.K.? WordWorth Magazine, June 2010,

Rethinking Diwali: What’s Dark and What’s Light? Rebellions in My Space, Oct 27, 2011

It’s Really Not About Women’s Rights To Remove Their Clothes!  Rebellions in My Space, Oct 20, 2011

Being A Woman In Two Cultures: Reverse Culture Shock! Mount Holyoke Quarterly, Summer 2011

Rebellion in Writing: Pakistani Author Attiya Dawood  Rebellions in My Space, Nov 12, 2010

Why We Must Recognize the elimination of Women in India as Genocide The Gender Bytes Blog, June 26, 2011

Why Education and Economics are not The Solution To India’s Female Gendercide The Gender Bytes Blog, June 12, 2011

Your Husband is God! Rebellions in My Space, Nov 12, 2010

“The Bitch” Rebellions in My Space, September 25, 2010

Is the Indian Girl a Panda? Rebellions in My Space, May 17, 2010

Female Genocide with a Question Mark? Rebellions in My Space, March 23, 2010

Why did the Chinese Women have a Secret Language? Rebellions in My Space, March 23, 2010

Indian Women in Pubs — A Crime? Rebellions in My Space, March 18, 2010

Why Can’t Women Own Land? Rebellions in My Space, February 16, 2012

Why The Quechua Women Grew 4000 Species of Potatoes Wikigender, March 23, 2010

Why women in the Andes grew 4000 species of potatoes March 23, 2010

Women Discuss: Let Men Stray, So They Will Stay? The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, April 04, 2012

India’s Confusion Over “Sexy”The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, March 18, 2012

Female Bosses and Sex: A Double Standard?  The Sex and Power Discussion Blog, December 15, 2011

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