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Need A Foreign Business Partner in India? Rent-A-Woman. Preferably White.

In Business, India, Women's Issues on June 3, 2010 at 7:23 am

A liberal dose of reverse racism, generously garnished with sexism, heaped with discriminating against Indian women for the color of their skin. Evidently makes for a good sales and marketing plan for some Indian businesses.

The Indian obsession with White people, more so with the White woman, is as old as the East India Company. But the centuries-old hangover just got a new twist.

White women are now being hired by some businessmen to be flaunted, as if they were business accessories, at meetings with clients. Foreign interns in the Capital are being offered money by some Indian companies just to show up at business conferences and meetings in order to sell a make-believe ‘international image’ of themselves. (full post at OPEN)

The source for the OPEN article was a blog post by Same Same (but different) which you should read as well.



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