Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
2. The culture of permissiveness with respect to violence against women continues to be the root cause for the Indian society to have a “Locker Room At every Home”, critically analyse the statement. (250 words)
Reference: Indian Express
Why this question:
The question is amidst the recent uproar against the Bois locker room incident that was witnessed on the social platform of Instagram.
Key demand of the question:
The question aims to examine the inherent flaws in our Indian society with special attention towards the “Culture of permissiveness” and in what way it is leading to growing violence against women.
Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly explain the recent incident to highlight the context of the question.
To start with, discuss what the major factors that foster sexual violence against women in the country are; explain the factors with special emphasis on the cultural aspects of the Indian society. Highlight in what way conversations on sexual violence need to acknowledge the root of the problem. Explain how there is a “locker room” within in each individual, family and the society at large. Suggest solutions to address such issues.
Conclude by suggesting solutions to address the key problems associated with violence against women at the societal level.