A young student received rape and death threats when she replied to this sexist matrimonial ad for a bit of fun.
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.
The Partition of Punjab has left its imprint on upcoming generations especially due to the nature of violence inflicted upon women through it.
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
Rather than focusing on the power play and horror of the act of rape, Malayalam films use them to titillate tantalise the male audience.
The Supreme Court's recent judgement on marital rape shows preserving patriarchal structures of marriage is more important than women's bodily dignity.
The incident concerning Ayesha Gulalai indicates the horrid scenario of harassment that even a very powerful woman in Pakistan cannot avoid.
Padma* reckons she is about 22 years old. Having married before she turned 18, she has 2 small children. Her family had moved in as...
Malayalam actor Dileep has been arrested for the abduction & assault of an actress. His films aren't exempt from the stench of sexism either.
The owner of High Spirits, a bar in Pune, was called out for sexually harassing women. It fueled the #MeToo movement and spread awareness.