Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Violence

In this section, find articles, images, videos and artwork on sexual, physical and mental violence against women and marginalized communities in India and South Asia.

K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women's Protest Against Femicide

K-Pop Suicides Sparks South Korean Women’s Protest Against Femicide

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Over 2,000 individual women gathered to protest against femicide and violence against women held under it in South Korea as well as in all Asia.
Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

Mental Health In The Time Of Social And Political Unrest

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Students and youth who are directly involved in such unrest in large numbers are the most vulnerable group succeptible to mental health issues.
Does UP Police Reiterate The Use Of Rape In Custody For Vengeance?

Does UP Police Reiterate The Use Of Rape In Custody For Vengeance?

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UP police particularly have been reported to have defied law leading to the rise of the death toll to 23. Over 5,500 have been detained and 1,100 arrested.
Flashback Fascism And Decoding Its Many New Faces

Flashback Fascism And Decoding Its Many New Faces

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Fascism today aims to transform democratic systems from within, rendering it more dangerous than its incarnations, from fascist leaders of past century.
Free Sadaf Jafar: The Death Of Democracy And Free Speech

Free Sadaf Jafar: The Death Of Democracy And Free Speech

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During one such protest on December 19th in Lucknow, social activist and Congress worker, Sadaf Jafar was arrested. Jafar was arrested while she was live on Facebook.
Mangalore And Lucknow: Is Public Property A Priority Over Public Life?

Mangalore And Lucknow: Is Public Property A Priority Over Public Life?

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Deaths related to protests are seldom given the attention they deserve. Apparently, compensations are only valid for loss of property, never for life.
Mardaani 2 Doesn't Box In Its Women With Stereotypes And Allows Them To Rage

Mardaani 2 – A Feminist Movie That Demands Accountability Of Its Viewers

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Mardaani 2 implores us to see how we, as a people, contribute to sexual violence by either actively participating in rape culture or by being mute spectators to it; it implores us to look at the women we wrong every day.
Here are a few pictures from the two protests at Jantar Mantar and India Gate in Delhi:

In Photos: #CABProtests In Jantar Mantar And India Gate

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This is a tool to incite students and marginalized communities against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Bill (now enforced as an Act) is. Here are a few pictures from the two protests at Jantar Mantar and India Gate in Delhi:
The Bhaya (Fear) That Makes Her Nirbhaya

The ‘Bhaya (Fear)’ That Makes Her Nirbhaya

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India has many known and unknown women who have succumbed to bhaya and the birth of every Nirbhaya makes bhaya stronger and mightier.
Here Is How You Can Support A Sexual Assault Survivor

Here Is How You Can Support A Sexual Assault Survivor

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The toolkit works to bridge the gap in the provision of information for sexual assault survivors at the local and national level.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
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'.