MRAVirag

Virag is a B.Tech (NIT Hamirpur) formerly Technical Architect in JDA Software India Pvt. Ltd. Currently, Virag is the Head, Gender Studies at Confidare Research. Virag has been associated with the men’s rights movement in India and is also associated with Save Indian Family Foundation (SIFF), Bangalore, an NGO which helps distressed and victimized men.
Virag has counselled more than 4000 distressed and victimized men by providing them with guidance and coaching that has enabled them to face the crisis situation powerfully.
Virag has been invited by the Rajya Sabha Standing Committee for expressing his views on the Sexual Harassment at Workplace Law. Virag has also been part of a team that was requested to submit a research report on the misuse of Section 498A (Dowry law) and the changes required therein by the Law Commission of Karnataka.
Currently Virag is one of the partners at Confidare India Men’s Rights Community Center – India’s first ever community center for distressed and victimized men. He is also the Head of Gender Studies, Confidare Research.

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The perils of a surplus men society

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our View: This story, link below reeks of misandry (male hatred) and gynocentrism. As per the author, only those men should be allowed to survive who agree to become slaves of women, rest all must be eliminated by tagging them as violent and criminals. Whereas the need is to eliminate that breed of men who think […]

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DD Debate : Who is unsafe – Women or Society

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch SIFF Spokesperson Jyoti Tiwari take on Kiran Bedi and Justice Usha Mehra in a debate on women safety and society? Is the picture true as painted by media or false cases are rising jeopardizing men.  

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DD Debate on Beti bachao Beti Padhao

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

SIFF Spokesperson Jyoti Tiwari represented men’s rights views in this debate against Ranjana Kumari  

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Activists oppose ‘patriarchal law’ that will favour wife

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our View: It seems as if it is only women, who need to be freed from patriarchy, while men have to be both modern and patriarchal at the same time. It’s like blaming men for having 16th century mindset and then forcing 16th century social expectations on them. ================================================== NAGPUR: Men’s rights activists in the […]

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Don’t Kill Boys

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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What Makes You A Man?

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Should men encourage settling of marital discords in Police Stations?

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is the age of matrimonial counseling in police stations. With more and more, petty marital discords reaching police stations and being “converted” into dowry cases under section 498A, the police have assumed a greater role in counseling couples. There are even situations when the man is abused to the core by his wife and […]

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Deciphering the Significance Of Men’s Rights Movement

| September 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This is a guest post written by Arvind K.Pandey of Indowaves. I remember my visit to Delhi in early 90s. I saw billboards which talked about helpline centers for harassed husbands. These billboards initially left me in a state of dismay but I soon realized their worth. It was an awakening of sorts […]

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Domestic Violence Act 2005 – Thanks, India!

| September 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Article by Suman Das What does it mean? The Domestic Violence Act 2005 was brought into force by the Indian Government since Oct- 2006. Primarily meant to provide protection to the wife or female live-in partner from domestic violence at the hands of the husband or male live-in partner or his relatives, also extends to women who are sisters, widows, or mothers. […]

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