The vile attackers summoned a barber to shave the women's heads in Bihar, India. A mum and daughter who fought off rapists had their heads shaved and were paraded through the streets after being brutally beaten. A large group barged into their home and attempted to rape the year-old daughter, before her year-old mother rushed to help her.
This article was first published on Broadly. A woman's hair has long been regarded as the key to her femininity and a potent symbol of her sexuality. Whether kept long, short, natural, braided, or dyed, a massive amount of emphasis is placed on a woman's hair.
The police said the detained people are being questioned. Representational image. The Jharkhand Police has detained six people for allegedly forcibly tonsuring the heads of nine men and trimming the nails of seven women in Seraikela-Kharsawan district after they refused to perform the rituals themselves following the death of a fellow villager, police said on Monday.
Skip navigation! There was a time when, in some circles, a shaved head meant you were a skinhead, and a time when it stood for being gender-queer. But while in some instances, those ties remain, a woman with a buzzcut is a lot more common nowadays. When I asked these women why they did it, their reasons ranged from a moment of clarity, to a life-changing event, to a desire to take back control.
For those in the number 2 clipper club, a shaved head is more than a haircut; it's a statement. As model Jourdana Phillips told us, backstage at the Victoria's Secret show in Paris, "I no longer feel forced to adhere to society's beauty standards and feel free to do as I please,"—a sentiment shared by many women with the gender-norm-defying haircut. Similarly, when Internet trolls criticized Jada Pinkett Smith for allowing daughter Willow's shave, she fired back on Facebook: "Willow cut her hair because her beauty, her value, her worth is not measured by the length of her hair.
Shaved hairstyles can be both intimidating and charming at the same time. Shaved hair reflects a very punk-rock style making it a very classy look. Shaved hairs are all the rage these days.
Years ago, Demi Moore shaved her head for the title role in G. Jane and it was revolutionary. Audiences applauded her bravery for willingly parting with her long, flowing locks in order to commit to the part.
Registered in Ireland: Long, luscious hair is traditionally seen as a symbol of femininity. How many Disney princesses can you name with a shaved head?
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I have injuries all over my body and my daughter too has some injuries', says victim. Two women have been beaten up and had their heads shaved by a mob of men in India after they resisted an attempted gang rape, police said. The men then assaulted the mother and daughter with sticks, before parading them around the village before neighbours protested against their treatment.