GBV in Media

GBV in Media

In this section, find articles on media misrepresentation and mis-reportage of gender-based violence by Feminism in India.

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17 Ways Popular Media Like Television & Cinema Could Be More Gender-Sensitive

We have compiled a set of recommendations which the popular media could follow to make their content more gender-sensitive.
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Sixteen Ways To Implement Gender Ethical Journalism

How can mainstream media indulge in more gender ethical journalism?
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When Violence Against LGBTQ Community Isn’t Glamourous Enough For Media Coverage

The rape and murder of people from the LGBTQ community doesn’t enter the official records, and down the line, doesn’t get reported in media.
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Violence Against Dalit Women: How Caste Intersects With Gender-based Violence

Dalit women fight against the continued onslaught of sexual violence Dalit women and girls.

(Mis)Representation Of Hijras In Popular Media

Instead of showing hijras as characters that carry a story forward, they are mere tools as a butt of all jokes.

Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

Literature can zoom out what lies in the background - one of them being gender-based violence. 

Tweetchat: How Does Popular Media Represent Gender-based Violence?

From books to music, cinema to advertisements, comedy to games, television series to comics, how does popular media represent women and gender-based violence.
Representation Of Lesbian, Bisexual And Trans Women In Popular Media

Representation Of Lesbian, Bisexual And Trans Women In Popular Media

How does popular media like cinema, advertisements represent lesbian, bisexual and trans women in India?

Stalking, Hypermasculinity & Other Problematic Elements in Indian Cinema

Stalking, victim blaming, hyper-masculinity are some annoying elements which are repeatedly used in Indian cinema as a plot. 

How Sexism & Misogyny In Indian Comedy Encourages Gender-based Violence

Does Indian comedy has to be sexist and misogynist in order to be funny? 

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The Hypocrisy Of Censorship: Lipstick Under My Burkha Vs Films By CBFC’s Nihalani

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Meet Iqra Rasool: The Young Pace Bowler From Kashmir With Big Dreams

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6 Indian Muslim Feminists In History

These six Indian Muslim feminists believed in providing equal rights and representation to the women in India.