Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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.

#MeToo : Ranjon Ghoshal, Sudipto Chatterjee And Awakening Of Bengali Intellectualism

#MeToo: Ranjon Ghoshal, Sudipto Chatterjee And The Awakening Of Bengali Intellectualism

The narrative through all these three stories, and maybe countless more, is that Ranjon Ghoshal is a sexual predator and targets young women specifically, using his fame and reputation.
I Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

I Do Not Hate Men, But I Am Exhausted By Them

I feel obligated to clarify to people like Manik Mahna that I do not hate men, but I am exhausted by them and, more importantly, they terrify me. I live and breathe in fear.
Chinmayanand Case: The Accuser Is Now An Accused

Chinmayanand Case: The Accuser Is Now An Accused

On 23rd August, a 23 year old law student of Shahjahanpur’s Swami Shukdev Anand Post Graduate College, in a viral video posted on her Facebook profile, hinted that Chinmayanand, a former BJP Union Minster was exploiting her and pleaded the Prime Minister and the State’s Chief Minister to take action.

Here’s How You Can Contact Protection Officers For Domestic Violence

Protection officers help serve an important link between the victim and law enforcement officers, namely the police, the magistrate and the lawyers.
On Parental Alcoholism And Broken Childhood

Alcohol Abuse: On Parental Alcoholism And Broken Childhood

After dinner and drinks, he would move to the living area, casually initiating conversation with the wife, his tongue and nerves loosening up as an effect of alcohol.

What Would It Take To Get Justice For Muslim Women In India?

People who are generally concerned about empowering Muslim women are silent when the same Muslim women are victims of communal violence.

Jadavpur University: Another Case Of Misogyny By Political Leaders

Several of the women, who were pictured standing upto Babul Supriyo, or have spoken up about his behaviour in Facebook after the Jadavpur University incident, have received numerous rape threats in their inbox along with some death threats.
Kiran Nagarkar— Does Death Absolve All Your Sins?

Kiran Nagarkar —Does Death Absolve All Your Sins?

In October 2018, Kiran Nagarkar was accused of sexual harassment by three women. But majority of the posts on social media did not talk about this aspect, which led me to the eternal question—does death absolve you of all your sins?
Ghar Ki Baat: Reporting Domestic Violence And Tackling Resistance

Ghar Ki Baat: Reporting Domestic Violence And Tackling Resistance

Violence is omnipresent in India, as every third woman is a victim of domestic violence and every fourth woman suffered injuries as a result thereof.
The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

The Bully And The Bullied: Understanding Violence And How To Prevent It

If you find yourself being a bully or your kid bullying somebody else, take time to read the given infographic and understand that childhood plays a very important role in one’s growth as a person.

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Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.