Nov 20, 2007

Where are the women

I think this is the longest I have gone without blogging. I wonder why. I read my last post - of course I went back to the grind and those emotions are sadly long gone and forgotten. And there were a lot of trivial happiness and annoyances that continue to happen - so I do not know why the trigger to blog seem to have left me.

Anyway.. I notice a curious phenomenon these days. I predominantly see men on the streets. Whatever the time of day - morning, late night, afternoon - whatever the area - residential, construction, official buildings - I see more men, mostly below forty, more in groups. Once I made the initial observation I keep seeing it all the time. I don't have the demographic data to tell if it is just a perception or is backed by data - but my guess is due to the work opportunity we have more men migrating to Bangalore in all levels and there is a distant skew in the man-woman ratio here.

It disturbs me.

November 20, 2007