Monday, December 9, 2019
Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed

Kashmir, My Home: In Conversation With Ahmed Dar

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As media fills up with political debates, we continue to silence the voices of those directly affected who grieve for their home. FII talks to Ahmed Dar to learn about Kashmir—his home.
Scrapping Special Status Of J&K: Erosion Of Kashmir's Right To Self-Determination

Article 370 And 35A: On Scrapping The Special Status Of J&K

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The claims of the government for a prospective future of Jammu and Kashmir but what is guaranteed is that Kashmiri sentiments have been betrayed and a constitutional pact has been dishonoured, without a popular consensus.
In Photos: Mob Lynching Of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Nation-Wide Protests In 70 Cities

In Photos: Mob Lynching Of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Nation-Wide Protests In 70 Cities

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In the light of mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old Muslim youth, brutally injured under the suspicion of theft, simultaneous protests were organized across 70 cities on June 27th.
In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

In Conversation With Rola Yasmine: Women in Conflict Areas And Their Reproductive Rights

Read our interview with Rola Yasmine, The founder of The A-Project, Lebanon, where she speaks about her work with Syrian women refugees.

How The Revolution Led By Sudanese Women Took Down The President

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On Thursday, after long drawn out anti-establishment protests led by Sudanese women, the President of Sudan stepped down while the protestors celebrated.
Kashmiri Women's Resistance Day: In Memoriam Of Kunan Poshpora Mass Rapes

Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day: In Memoriam Of Kunan Poshpora Mass Rapes

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“Keeping memory alive is itself a resistance,” a masked woman of Kunan Poshpora had told Free Press Kashmir on a summer day in 2013. “It’s the way to assert that we haven’t forgotten and surely, haven’t forgiven.”
State Repression Forces Adivasis Out of Their Land in Odisha | Feminism In India

State Repression Forces Adivasis Out of Their Land in Odisha

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The PESA law in India makes it mandatory for village councils to be consulted before any land and resource acquisition by higher-level authorities, but it is being blatantly violated in this Adivasi-dominated district of Odisha.
Shopian

9 Years Since The Shopian Double Murder & Rape Case. Where Is The Justice?

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Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since.
Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

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While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
Why Is Asifa Bano Not Allowed To Be 'India's Daughter'? | Feminism In India

Why Is Asifa Bano Not Allowed To Be ‘India’s Daughter’?

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What has shocked us about the Asifa Bano case is the familiar imagery recast in an unfamiliar manner – religion and state being involved by the rapists and murderers.

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Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

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Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.