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.

Sexual Violence: The Anatomy Of Reaction

Sexual Violence And Rape: The Anatomy Of Reaction

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The 3 rape cases that stirred the public the most in the last 7 years are that of Delhi, Kathua, and Hyderabad. In all 3 cases, the victims were murdered after the gang rape.
Delhi: The Complete Apathy Of Ministers And The Deliberate Escalation Of A Pogrom

Delhi: The Complete Apathy Of Ministers And The Deliberate Escalation Of A Pogrom

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The past 72 hours have witnessed North East Delhi turning into a violent site. The images of the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 have flashed before the eyes as we relive the horrors of a state-inflicted rampage.
Beyond Barricades & Barriers: Police Violence Against Women In CAA Protests

Beyond Barricades: Police Violence Against Women In Jamia Protests

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On 10th February 2020, students at Jamia Millia Islamia gave a call for protest march to the Parliament. This was their fourth call against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA, the NRC and the NPR.
37 Years Ago Today, Assam Witnessed Its Bloodiest Genocide – The Nellie Massacre

Revisiting Assam’s Bloody History: The Nellie Massacre 37 Years On

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On the morning of February 18, 1983, more that 1800 people were killed in Nellie and 13 other villages of Nowgong (Nagaon) district of Central Assam. These villages were mostly Muslim-dominated villages

Hitting Women Is Not “Cool Content”: Call Out The Misogyny On TikTok!

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TikTok as a platform is a way to express one’s thoughts. So when young men come up with such sexist and violent videos, it shows how they think.
NCRB's Report On Rising Numbers Of Missing Women In India Should Scare You

India: NCRB’s Report On Rising Numbers Of Missing Women Is Disturbing

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The Report reads, “Maharashtra registered maximum no. of missing women during the year 2016, 2017 & 2018 with 28,316, 29,279 and 33,964 women respectively."
The Violence Of Language: A Feminist Take On The ‘Culture’ Of Abuses

The Violence Of Language: A Feminist Take On The ‘Culture’ Of Abuses

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The argument is that language of abuses is inherently violent when viewed through the pre-existing social constructs of gender and caste hierarchies.
Kobe Bryant: Is Death Supposed To Forgive Rapists And Harassers?

Kobe Bryant: Is Death Supposed To Forgive Rapists And Harassers?

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No matter what his contribution has been to the NBA, Kobe Bryant will always be a man who raped a girl and inflicted sexual violence and trauma upon her.
No Deepika, An Acid Attack Survivor's Face Is Not A 'Look'

No Deepika, An Acid Attack Survivor’s Face Is Not A ‘Look’

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To call an acid attack survivor's reality her favourite 'look', which is in no way easy due to the pain and stigma they face, is kinda grossly patronizing from Deepika’s end.
Death Penalty Debate And The Death Of Conversation On Rape Culture

Death Penalty Debate And The Death Of Conversation On Rape Culture

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Death penalty often becomes a short cut when there is actually a need to focus on long-term social reform, and the failure of the state to ensure women's security.

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Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.