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Sunday, September 29, 2002
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Sexual harassment: Tightrope walk to justice
`Eve-teasing' in India is closely linked to the issue of masculinity and the masculine agenda. It would not be imprudent to say that in this country, the construct of masculinity is usually equated with patriarchy, says Dr. VIJAY NAGASWAMI, examining the psycho-dynamics of harassing women.
The leering gender divide
Most men and women tend to look at the issue of sexual harassment through the prism of a stereotyped, and often cliched, mosaic of reactions, writes LATA RAMASESHAN.
Preying on the child
Sexual abuse of children is only just coming into the open. DR. PREETHI MENON looks at how to deal with this trauma.
Statehood: Good for the media?
If one were to look at the core issues which affect the quality of life for the majority population in our newly formed States, it would be the environment in Uttaranchal, and issues of food security and employment in Jharkhand and Chattisgarh. SEVANTI NINAN analyses whether these are interesting subjects for journalists, in the conclusion of a two-part article.
"Rajni" in real life
Writer, actor, activist ... Priya Tendulkar was a multi-faceted personality. Unfazed by her father's celebrity status, she trod her own path, deeply committed to whatever cause she espoused. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN remembers the spunky actress best known for the 1980s teleserial `Rajni'.
Contours of form, space
In his on-going exhibition `Still life _ Redefined Pictorially' at the Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi, artist R.B. Bhaskaran has recreated an aura for the genre as a subject. Concepts evolved through his artistic journey find fruition, says ASHRAFI S. BHAGAT.
The making of "Mahatma Gandhi"
Through the years of World War II, A. K. Chettiar laboured over a movie on Mahatma Gandhi. On the occasion of Gandhiji's birth anniversary, S. THEODORE BASKARAN recounts how the film took shape.
Dealing with excessive heat, Hepatitis-B and depression are problems that beset many. Our panel of doctors offers its advice and suggestions to specific questions from the readers.
Dealing with dengue
Dr. B. RAMACHANDRAN explains how dengue fever spreads and the steps towards its prevention.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
What are the educational prospects for a Mesha Lagna native, with Kuja, Sani, and Sukra in the 1st; Kethu in 5th; Guru in 7th; Moon in 9th; Rahu in 11th; and Budha and Sun in the 12th?
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