Serbian women turn into husband-bashing wives

Between 7 and 10 per cent of men are exposed to either physical or mental abuse at home “I must be the first man in the Balkans to admit that I have been battered by my wife,” Dusan Stojkovic said with a wry smile, speaking from Serbia’s first safe house for battered men. It took

Inception and Dowry Death

Well, I saw Inception the other day. Brilliant movie. Awesome storyline and brilliant performances. One strange thing that caught my attention in the movie was how Mal Cobb dies. She commits suicide but Mr. Cobb ( Dicaprio) is the one who gets into trouble. When I saw this, I was strangely reminded of our country’s

She Makes More Money!

A recent Pew Research Center study called “Women, Men and the New Economics of Marriage (Jan. 19, 2010 by Richard Fry and D’Vera Cohn) revealed that women are making much more money, over the recent past, than at any other time in our history.  The study had the following opening: “The institution of marriage has

An Indian Tragedy Many Times Over

Government meddling has deprived victims of the deadly Bhopal gas leak of fair compensation. On Tuesday, a district court in Bhopal, India, found seven former Union Carbide India Ltd. (UCIL) officials guilty of “causing death by negligence” for a gas leak at a pesticide factory in that city over 25 years ago. The officials were

Indian bureaucracy most inefficient in Asia: Survey

Singapore: India has the most inefficient bureaucracy in Asia and red-tape is much worse than in China, says a survey. In the ranking of 12 countries, India has been named as having the most inefficient bureaucracy followed by Indonesia and the Philippines, according to the survey of expatriate business executives conducted by the Hong Kong-based

Friendship Steamier Than Sex For Today’s Generation

Top social demographer Bernard Salt’s assertion that husbands, wives, partners and children may come and go but friends are forever, is probably true. MELBOURNE: Friendship is more important than sex to the present generation, according to a top social demographer. Bernard Salt explains, a change in attitude towards marriage and family over the past 10