February 6th marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). Sahiyo works with FGC awareness.
The culprits have "monstrously behaved with [...] small girls," writes Supreme Court Justice Dipak Misra in Supreme Court Lawyers Association v. Union of India, a 2016 court case about punishing convicted child rapists with chemical castration. The case goes on to describe the villainous nature of these criminals, describing them as behaving with "barbarity and savageness" and "extreme depravity."
Women in India and USA are going on protest marches. Here's all that you need to know and march with them!
A Delhi-based Youtube "prankster" who goes by the name of 'Crazy Sumit' decided to gain his moments of internet fame by filming a video featuring him running up to unsuspecting women on the street, kissing them, and running away. His plan worked, and the video did go viral on social media.
The incidents of mass molestation of women in Bengaluru and Karachi are a reminder that there's something seriously wrong with how we are raising our boys in South Asia.
As women from a dozen cities prepare for a nation-wide march triggered by the appalling stories of mass molestation in Bengaluru, we protest not only the right of a woman to loiter in public, but also the impunity with which they are seen as “fair game” when they choose to own the streets. #IWillGoOut
It is difficult to come out as a survivor of sexual abuse in a society where blaming the victim is the norm. In this light, child sexual abuse is an issue which is usually not paid much attention to.
Women burn survivors face stigma and ostracism for their appearance. Some are victims of domestic violence, a fact often overlooked.
A 101 on how you can help survivors of sexual abuse or sexual violence. First tip: stop talking and start listening!
The million-dollar question is why is violence against women by rejected men so normalised in our society?