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.

आपने क्या सोचा, मैं मर जाऊंगी?

आपने क्या सोचा, मैं मर जाऊंगी?

हमारे समाज में स्त्रियों के अस्तित्व को ही सबसे अधिक नकारने की कोशिश की जाती है। उसका अस्तित्व पुरूष के अस्तित्व के साथ ही जोड़ कर रख दिया जाता है।
Experiencing Street Sexual Harassment Whilst Mapping Museums In Lucknow

Experiencing Street Sexual Harassment Whilst Mapping Museums In Lucknow

Street sexual harassment in forms of groping and stalking and the lack of corrective public policies hinder women's right to public space.
खतना की प्रथा है मानवाधिकार का उल्लंघन : सुप्रीम कोर्ट

खतना की प्रथा है मानवाधिकार का उल्लंघन : सुप्रीम कोर्ट

दाऊदी बोहरा मुस्लिम समुदाय की नाबालिग लड़कियों के खतना की प्रथा को चुनौती देने वाली याचिका पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट में सुनवाई हुई|
Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea gardens in Bengal have now become a hotbed for human trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.
‘माँ-बहन’ वाली गंदी भाषा से बढ़ रही है महिला हिंसा | Feminism In India

‘माँ-बहन’ वाली गंदी भाषा से बढ़ रही है महिला हिंसा

महिलाओं के जिन स्वरूपों को हमारी संस्कृति में पूजनीय बताया गया है, हम किसी भी बहस, लड़ाई-झगड़े या कई बार आम बोलचाल में इन्हीं रूपों पर केंद्रित गंदी-भद्दी गालियाँ भी बोलते है और इन गालियों का संबंध होता है सिर्फ महिलाओं की ‘योनि’ से|
How Is Sexual Violence Normalised In India?

How Is Sexual Violence Normalised In India?

Patriarchy is embedded in our religious and traditional beliefs, and this allows rape culture, and consequently sexual violence, to flourish.
Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

We now need our Bollywood men to face penalties, both social and legal, which they have easily brushed off for ages.
#MosqueMeToo: Muslim Women And The #MeToo Moment | Feminism In India

#MosqueMeToo: Muslim Women And The #MeToo Moment

Muslim women are sharing their experiences of sexual harassment incidents at religious places using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo.
The Malayalam Film Industry And AMMA Have Failed Women Everywhere

The Malayalam Film Industry And AMMA Have Failed Women Everywhere

An organisation with public elected politicians in key positions, and its silence over the issue on gender based violence shows how the mainstream Indian businesses are weighted towards the comfort of men of higher classes, and every step that these organisations take, or statements they issue, are in accordance with their comfort and privilege.
How MSMs Are Vulnerable To Sexual Harassment | Feminism In India

How MSMs Are Vulnerable To Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment faced by MSMs cannot be understood on the same terms as heterosexual cases of harassment.

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Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

Can I Hate My Mother And Still Be A Feminist?

As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make an ally of our mother.As adults, especially as women, we must call out patriarchy inside our homes. We need to take responsibility and make mothers our allies.
Matangini Hazra And Her Sacrifice For India's Freedom

Matangini Hazra And Her Sacrifice For India’s Freedom | #IndianWomenInHistory

Seventy-five years ago, Matangini Hazra, a poor peasant woman, participated in the independence struggle in her own humble way.
Manto Khol Do

Manto’s Mirror To Partition: A Feminist Review Of ‘Khol Do’

Manto's Khol Do is an accurate portrayal of the depths of human depravity, in the backdrop of the horrific violence during the Partition.