Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''
Rape is a systemic issue; it is about power. This power comes when there are no actual consequences to other predatory actions.
Women journalists are subject to a continuous onslaught of online violence in the form of trolling, threats, and image-based sexual abuse.
An international campaign, the 16 Days Of Activism against Gender-Based Violence originated in 1991, by the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, and runs from November 25 to 10th December (Human Rights Day).
Research also confirms that maximum number of rape cases are by known people. People who know you, know that they can exert their power over you.
Kerala is reeling under the shocking news that the First Additional Sessions Judge of the Special POCSO court (Protection of Children From Sexual Offenses Act) acquitted the four men accused of brutally raping and causing the deaths of two young Dalit sisters in Walayar, Palakkad district in 2017.
The next morning another of the officers (Arun Singh) visited the hotel on request from the hotel owner, met Anita and Kalyani, and justified this atrocious behavior in the name of safety drill before the scheduled arrival of Chief Minister the next day.
The narrative through all these three stories, and maybe countless more, is that Ranjon Ghoshal is a sexual predator and targets young women specifically, using his fame and reputation.
I feel obligated to clarify to people like Manik Mahna that I do not hate men, but I am exhausted by them and, more importantly, they terrify me. I live and breathe in fear.
On 23rd August, a 23 year old law student of Shahjahanpur’s Swami Shukdev Anand Post Graduate College, in a viral video posted on her Facebook profile, hinted that Chinmayanand, a former BJP Union Minster was exploiting her and pleaded the Prime Minister and the State’s Chief Minister to take action.