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.

डियर पांच बेटियों के पापा...

डियर पांच बेटियों के पापा…

पापा, यह समाज उसी ढांचे पर खड़ा है जहां औरतों को हमेशा हाशिए पर रखा गया है| यह हममें बस ऐब खोजने के बहाने ढूंढ़ता फिरता है|
जेंडर आधारित हिंसा के खिलाफ़ बागपत की महिलाओं का ‘साहस’

जेंडर आधारित हिंसा के खिलाफ़ बागपत की महिलाओं का ‘साहस’

उत्तर प्रदेश का बागपत जिला पित्तृसत्तामक ढांचे का क्रूर उदाहरण है, जहां महिलाएं आज भी घर की चारहदीवारी में कैद होकर रहने के लिए मजबूर हैं।
तंजानिया के गाँव में लड़कियां झेल रही हैं जेंडर असमानता की मार 

तंजानिया के गाँव में लड़कियां झेल रही हैं जेंडर असमानता की मार 

तंजानिया में किशोरावस्था में गर्भधारण एक बड़ी समस्या है, जहाँ करीब एक-तिहाई (28.4%) लड़कियाँ 18 साल की उम्र होने तक माँ बन जाती हैं और आधे से ज्यादा (56.4%) महिलाएं 20 साल की उम्र तक पहुंचने से पहले अपने पहले बच्चे को जन्म देती हैं|
On Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Here Are 5 Trans People Who Were Victims Of Our Transphobic Society | #TDOR2018

On Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Here Are 5 Trans People Who Were Victims Of...

Each day of this week, FII pays tribute to a victim of transphobic violence to memorialise them for the Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018.
Why Has The Indian Public Normalised Male Violence

Why Has The Indian Public Normalised Male Violence

The Indian public has become desensitised to displays of male violence to the extent that they even expect the victim to stay silent about it.
पोर्न फ़िल्में : नजारे से पहले हमारे नजरिये की बात हो

पोर्न फ़िल्में : नजारे से पहले हमारे नजरिये की बात हो

‘गूगल ट्रेंड सर्वे’ बताते हैं कि ऐसे 10 शहर जिनमें सर्वाधिक पोर्न देखा जाता है, उनमें से 7 भारतीय नगर हैं। इसका क्या कारण है कि विश्वभर में सबसे ज्यादा पोर्न फिल्में हमारे देश में देखी जाती है।
Student Replies To Sexist Matrimonial Ad, Gets Rape Threats In Return

Student Replies To Sexist Matrimonial Ad, Gets Rape Threats In Return

A young student received rape and death threats when she replied to this sexist matrimonial ad for a bit of fun.
Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Film Through The Ages

Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Films Through The Ages

Rather than focusing on the power play and horror of the act of rape, Malayalam films use them to titillate tantalise the male audience.
Dear Lawmakers, Marital Rape Is Still Rape. Period

Dear Lawmakers, Marital Rape Is Still Rape. Period

52 countries have criminalised marital rape. But in India, lawmakers supposedly fear destabilising the institution of marriage. It’s not fear, it’s misogyny.
Not Honour Killings, But Murders To Exert Power | Feminism In India

‘Honour’ Killings Are Nothing But Murders To Exert Power

Honour killings aren’t about honour at all - they are murders carried out by the apparently powerful to maintain status quo of caste, power, and property.

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All That Is Good About Sex And The City – Here Are 4 Reasons Why

4 Reasons Why All Is Good About Sex And The City

Fifteen years ago, with its last episode, Sex and the City gave a whole new definition to female solidarity. While the underlying flaws in the series cannot be overlooked, it can also not be denied that the show has been an integral part of the popular culture.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
7 Progressive Women In The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore

7 Progressive Women In ‘The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore’

‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a television series based on the novels and short stories of the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. All of the women created by Tagore have one thing in common – their rejection of the subordinate status of women in Bengali society.