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.

Malayalam Actor Dileep Promotes Rape Culture Both On Screen And Off It

Arrested For Assault, Malayalam Actor Dileep’s Films Reek Of Sexism

Malayalam actor Dileep has been arrested for the abduction & assault of an actress. His films aren't exempt from the stench of sexism either.
Why Are Women Still Being Masturbated Upon On Public Transport?

Why Are Women Still Being Masturbated Upon On Public Transport?

Two women reported being masturbated upon while using local trains. Why do public spaces allow room for violence, but not women's agency?
Byculla Prison Incident And The Treatment Of Women Convicts

Byculla Prison Incident And The Treatment Of Women Convicts

In an inhumane incident at the Byculla prison in Mumbai, a woman convict named Manjula Shetye was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted by the jailors.
The Partition Of India: A Tale Of Violation Of Women's Rights

The Partition Of Punjab: A Tale Of Violation Of Women’s Rights

The Partition of Punjab has left its imprint on upcoming generations especially due to the nature of violence inflicted upon women through it.
पितृसत्तात्मक सोच वाला हमारा रेप कल्चर | Feminism In India

पितृसत्तात्मक सोच वाला हमारा ‘रेप कल्चर’

हमारे समाज में ऐसे बहुत से घटक है जो पितृसत्ता की जड़ों को और ज्यादा मजबूत करने में मदद कर रहे है जिससे लगातार रेप कल्चर को बढ़ावा मिल रहा है|
Crowdfunding - Juhi Sharma

Abused Online For Crowdfunding Her Education: The Story Of Juhi Sharma

Juhi Sharma was subject to online vitriol and abuse for putting out a crowdfunding link to fund her Master's program in film direction.
workplace harassment

Kicked For Being Late: Workplace Harassment Continues To Thrive

A Karnataka Government employee assaulted a fellow female colleague for coming late; yet another case of workplace harassment.
Another Domestic Violence Story; Yes, Dowry Is Still Rampant In India

Another Domestic Violence Story; Yes, Dowry Is Still Rampant In India

Man attacked his wife with an axe, severing her larynx and leaving her voiceless, over dowry demands in a horrific case of domestic violence.
sexual harassment in the classroom

We Need To Start Discussing Sexual Harassment In The Classroom

While many dismiss instances of boys "teasing" girls as a symptom of puberty, I call them the beginning of normalized sexual harassment.

Saadat Hasan Manto And His ‘Scandalous’ Women

Manto's writings portray women as strong characters who have their own agency and hence fight patriarchal structures.

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