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.

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.
Suja Jones: The Battle With Child Sexual Abuse Continues

Suja Jones Is Fighting For The Rights Of Her Abused Child, But Society Wants...

Suja Jones has faced alienation from society for fighting for the rights of her daughter, who simply refuse to believe her claims.
What Is Killing Kashmiri Women?

What Is Killing Kashmiri Women And Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

The deaths of Kashmiri women that are not victims of State violence, i.e., the 'apolitical deaths', receive hardly any attention.
A Proposal

A Proposal: The Short Film Tackling The Woman’s Right To Say No!

A Proposal is a short film featuring Sayani Gupta portraying the violence women are vulnerable to for merely choosing to say 'NO'.
The Hypocrisy Of Progressive Men | Feminism in India

The Hypocrisy Of Progressive Men

As a society we are ready to defend progressive men who abuse their dominative power under pretense of good and protect them at all costs.
Comic: How Not To Respond To Sexual Harassment Allegations

Comic: How Not To Respond To Sexual Harassment Allegations

Sexual harassment happens everywhere from public places, to homes, to work places. While women often call out a harasser, these are the kind of responses we get. This doesn't help anyone. Please don't respond to sexual harassment allegations with more hostility.
Gif: Staring Is Sexual Harassment

Gif: Staring Is Sexual Harassment

Staring can make people extremely uncomfortable. It's incredibly violating and often leads to the awkward dupatta adjustment. It's also difficult to report because it can never be proven. But staring, like street harassment, is also a form of sexual harassment.

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Alisha Abdullah is the first Indian Female National racer, who races in bikes, cars, and go-karts, thereby breaking all stereotypes on women and proving to the world how women are equal to men.
Cultural Appropriation: What Is It And Why Is It Problematic?

Cultural Appropriation: What Is It And Why Is It Problematic?

Cultural appropriation is when dominant communities use traditions & cultural artefacts of marginalized communities without permission.

Kunal Kapoor’s ‘#SoldBodies’: Where Do Sex Workers’ Rights Figure In It?

Although Kunal Kapoor appears to empathise with sex workers in his slam poem, he reverts to damaging stereotypes that strip them of autonomy.