Patriarchy: An Arsenal to Misogyny in India
Mindful and deliberate conversations around everyday patriarchy, sexism and misogyny are necessary in order to fully address it in our society. When women negotiate public and domestic spaces on a daily basis and face a multitude of patriarchal structures ‘every day,’ it becomes necessary to discuss these issues. Women in our society are treated as property of men. This is not merely reflected in our culture, but also enshrined in 'everyday' affairs.
- A rape free society. Not feeling an entitlement to women is actually incapacitate patriarchy. Most of the rape cases occur because of this entitlement males have, when they think of having authority over the body of another individual. This needs to be thrown away as soon as possible. For how long will women’s safety continue to be a cagey ideal?
- Marriage is a career stopper for the majority of Indian women and this cultural bitterness towards women working is a not-so-subtle.
- Making any woman feel safe even at midnight is cracking the roots of patriarchy.
- Not telling the females to when and how to getmarried, or to give any kind of direction is getting rid of the patriarchy.
- Enabling your wife and mother’s work full time without any guilt is dismantling the patriarchy.
- The curious case of dowry – Cases of dowry deaths are still prevalent in the Indian tradition even after so many years. The male ego which seems to be high always has no shame expecting and giving dowry. The male and female counterparts alike expect and accept dowry as a gift in the shows name of tradition and culture. In India, even the families from the Muslim community where dowry is barred religiously are happily involved in this form of exchange. If the parents of the daughter failed to give the expected dowry either they are troubled after marriage or live in doom always. Some people consider it to be a sign of prestige, power, and gladly boast of giving high dowry, shows yet another dark side of society.
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