"Girls Shouldn't Get Mobiles": UP Women's Commission Member On Rape Cases | Read

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  • Published On: June 10, 2021
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A shocking remark by a member of the Uttar Pradesh Women's Commission has underlined the deep-seated misogyny and gender issues that continue to haunt Indian society. In response to a question about increasing rape cases, Women's Commission member Meena Kumari told reporters "girls should not be given mobile phones" because they "talk with boys and later run away with them". She also called for round-the-clock policing of young women.

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