Shashi Tharoor : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor posted a picture with six women MPs and his tweet describing the Lok Sabha as an “attractive place to work” created a storm on Monday.
Shashi Tharoor Tweet: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor posted a picture with six women MPs and his tweet describing the Lok Sabha as an “attractive place to work” created a storm on Monday. Social activists targeted women for being described as ‘objects’. Tharoor has said that it is high time for politicians to realize that women are more than their beauty.
Nonprofit organization said…
Akanksha Srivastava, founder of Akanksha Srivastava Foundation, a non-profit organization working towards imparting cyber security knowledge, said that there is a need to stop treating women as ‘commodities’ and this is the right time to change the mindset. Is.
“We never look at male MPs and don’t say what a beautiful gathering it is, then why a woman achiever is called a woman and why is she considered a commodity. We need to reach gender neutrality, not equality, but neutrality.”
Need to change mindset
Srivastava said, “His comments could have been given better words. She has such a good vocabulary, she should have used it better.” Chhavi Methi, an activist of the Indian Social Awakening Organization, said there is a need to change the mindset that women can only be attractive or beautiful.
What did the National Commission for Women say
He said, “She has much more and people need to accept it and give her the respect she deserves.” Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of the National Commission for Women, reacting sharply tweeted, “You are undermining his contribution to Parliament and politics by making him an object of attraction. Stop projecting women as commodities in Parliament.”