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.

Here’s How You Can Contact Protection Officers For Domestic Violence

Protection officers help serve an important link between the victim and law enforcement officers, namely the police, the magistrate and the lawyers.
On Parental Alcoholism And Broken Childhood

Alcohol Abuse: On Parental Alcoholism And Broken Childhood

After dinner and drinks, he would move to the living area, casually initiating conversation with the wife, his tongue and nerves loosening up as an effect of alcohol.

What Would It Take To Get Justice For Muslim Women In India?

People who are generally concerned about empowering Muslim women are silent when the same Muslim women are victims of communal violence.

Jadavpur University: Another Case Of Misogyny By Political Leaders

Several of the women, who were pictured standing upto Babul Supriyo, or have spoken up about his behaviour in Facebook after the Jadavpur University incident, have received numerous rape threats in their inbox along with some death threats.
Kiran Nagarkar— Does Death Absolve All Your Sins?

Kiran Nagarkar —Does Death Absolve All Your Sins?

In October 2018, Kiran Nagarkar was accused of sexual harassment by three women. But majority of the posts on social media did not talk about this aspect, which led me to the eternal question—does death absolve you of all your sins?
Ghar Ki Baat: Reporting Domestic Violence And Tackling Resistance

Ghar Ki Baat: Reporting Domestic Violence And Tackling Resistance

Violence is omnipresent in India, as every third woman is a victim of domestic violence and every fourth woman suffered injuries as a result thereof.
The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

If you find yourself being a bully or your kid bullying somebody else, take time to read the given infographic and understand that childhood plays a very important role in one’s growth as a person.
Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Survivors do not owe us their stories. Survivors do not have to meet expectations. As allies, we must learn to listen and believe.
JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

Another case of police insensitivity came to light when inquiries were made into the rape case of a JNU second year student who was turned away by the local police station when she tried to register an FIR.

The Incessant Struggle To Survive: A Timeline Of The Unnao Rape Case

Recent reports on the television that make the Unnao rape case resemble something out of a film is actually not fictional, but rather a harsh reality that is presently happening in our society.

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Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.
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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.