Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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.

Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

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Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''
Jaya Bachchan And Her Sensationalist Outrage Isn't Helpful

Jaya Bachchan And Her Sensationalist Outrage Isn’t Helpful

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Rape is a systemic issue; it is about power. This power comes when there are no actual consequences to other predatory actions.
It's Time Women Journalists Stop Facing Online Abuse | #DigitalHifazat

It’s Time Women Journalists Stop Facing Online Abuse | #DigitalHifazat

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Women journalists are subject to a continuous onslaught of online violence in the form of trolling, threats, and image-based sexual abuse.
16 Days Of Activism: Why We All Need To Be Involved In The Campaign

16 Days Of Activism: Why We All Need To Be Involved In The Campaign

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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).
Hyderabad: What Women Are Told After Every Rape Case In India?

Hyderabad: What Women Are Told After Every Rape Case In India?

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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.
Walayar: Police, Prosecution, And A Weak Case Acquit Child-Rapists

Walayar: Police, Prosecution, And A Weak Case Acquit Child-Rapists

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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.
Uttar Pradesh: The Case Of Harassment In The Name Of Women's Safety

Uttar Pradesh: The Case Of Harassment In The Name Of Women’s Safety

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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.
#MeToo : Ranjon Ghoshal, Sudipto Chatterjee And Awakening Of Bengali Intellectualism

#MeToo: Ranjon Ghoshal, Sudipto Chatterjee And The Awakening Of Bengali Intellectualism

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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 Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

I Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

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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.
Chinmayanand Case: The Accuser Is Now An Accused

Chinmayanand Case: The Accuser Is Now An Accused

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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.

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Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

Why Do Men Like Daniel Shravan, Want Women To Be “Raped Without Violence”?

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Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.

What Does Being An ‘Elite Dalit’ Woman Mean?

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The point that I am trying to make here is that 'elite Dalit' is an oxymoron. It is intrinsically and fundamentally against the notion of being a Dalit in an Indian society.