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.

gaslighting

Gaslighting From A Position of Influence And Its Visibility

Gaslighting can be masked behind the facade of victim-blaming, reducing abusive experiences of the survivor or even subtle coercion.
rape videos

Rape As A Commodity: Unveiling The Dark Business Of Rape Videos

Normalisation of rape culture has gone up to a level where sexual assault has turned into a marketable commodity in the form of rape videos.
community violence

It’s 2018. Will We Speak Up Against Family And Community Violence?

#MeToo It’s not a complete campaign unless it speaks of abuse against all intersections, including family and community violence.
We Need To Start A Conversation Around Sibling Sexual Abuse

We Need To Start A Conversation Around Sibling Sexual Abuse

Survivors of sibling sexual abuse are extremely vulnerable to eating disorders, anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorders and substance abuse. 
medical examination

End Farcial Medical Examination For Rape Survivors NOW!

This heinous practice of medical examination is a barbaric practice that has no place in a case of rape or sexual assault, whatsoever.
workplace bullying

The Gendered Dimensions Of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying requires legal and organisational structures to create a safe work environment for all employees.
#MeToo Campaign

We Saw The Magnitude Of The #MeToo Campaign. What’s Next?

The viral #MeToo campaign is not perfect, nor is it the end of the journey for survivors of sexual assault and harassment.
Incest, Urban Landscapes And Child Sexual Abuse | Feminism In India

Incest, Urban Landscapes And Child Sexual Abuse

While the term Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is not inaccurate, we need to acknowledge that incest forms most CSA instances.
physical violence

Attacked And Disfigured By Husband: A Survivor Of Horrific Physical Violence Speaks Up

It’s time to stop averting our eyes from the horrific issue of domestic physical violence against women and its magnitude.
What Happened When Ayesha Gulalai Accused Imran Khan Of Sexual Harassment

What Happened When Ayesha Gulalai Accused Imran Khan Of Sexual Harassment

The incident concerning Ayesha Gulalai indicates the horrid scenario of harassment that even a very powerful woman in Pakistan cannot avoid.

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi – A Must Watch Short Film On Conjugality And Sexuality

Directed by Sarjun KM, Lakshmi is a radical departure from a monochromatic portrayal of a middle-class woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Aziz Ansari

‘Good Men’, Let’s Talk About Aziz Ansari, Shall We?

The Aziz Ansari story is a clear indication of how ‘good men’ perceive sex: as some kind of a prize they deserve.
This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like | Feminism In India

This Is What Intimate Partner Rape Looks Like

Most people who saw me regularly at the time would vouch that I was perfectly happy and normal. That doesn’t change the reality that I was experiencing intimate partner rape.