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Certain parts of Kamasutra go against women's security

in INDIA, 28/01/2013

Certain segments of Vatsyayana's 2,000-year-old Kamasutra go against the concept of women's security besides encouraging ideas that have resulted in treatment of women as "objects", author K.R. Indira said on Sunday. "Kamasutra teaches that a man can forcefully have sex with a woman and then marry her. This is against the concept of women's security.

"The text has been practised for thousands of years and passed down generation...such ideas encourage treatment of woman as an object," said the author of 'Sthraina kaamasuthram', a rewriting on Vatsyayana's Kamasutra with a critique's view. She, alongside author-diplomat Pavan Varma, was speaking at a session titled 'Reimagining the Kamasutra' at the Jaipur Literature Festival.  Read the full story

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