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 bullying

The Gendered Dimensions Of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying requires legal and organisational structures to create a safe work environment for all employees.
Zainab

Zainab And The Collective Complicity In Rape Culture

In the ensuing protests demanding justice for Zainab, the focus has shifted entirely to catching the rapist and hanging him publicly.
How News Media Ignores The Disability Aspect Of Survivors Of Sexual Assault

How News Media Ignores The Disability Aspect Of Survivors Of Sexual Assault

Violence against women with disability: Print media, take note, not all sexual assault victims are physically and mentally fit.
Why The Pink Auto’s Explanation Of The Ring/Rape Is Problematic

Why The Pink Auto’s Explanation Of The Ring/Rape Is Problematic

Recently, there was a poster series by The Pink Auto that was aimed at apparently sensitising people (read: cis gendered males) about why rapes are wrong!
पोर्न फ़िल्में : नजारे से पहले हमारे नजरिये की बात हो

पोर्न फ़िल्में : नजारे से पहले हमारे नजरिये की बात हो

‘गूगल ट्रेंड सर्वे’ बताते हैं कि ऐसे 10 शहर जिनमें सर्वाधिक पोर्न देखा जाता है, उनमें से 7 भारतीय नगर हैं। इसका क्या कारण है कि विश्वभर में सबसे ज्यादा पोर्न फिल्में हमारे देश में देखी जाती है।
रेपिस्ट राम रहीम के ज़रिए औरत के शिकार की साजिश  

रेपिस्ट राम रहीम के ज़रिए औरत के शिकार की साजिश  

बलात्कारी राम रहीम के मामले से जुड़े कई ऐसे पहलू भी समाने आ रहे है जिनका ताल्लुक सीधे तौर पर महिलाओं से है|
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.

Does It Matter WHY You Think Rape Is Wrong?

The problem of rape has been condemned by two competing ideologies - feminism and the patriarchy (yes, the patriarchy). What sets them apart is...
The Partition Of India: A Tale Of Violation Of Women's Rights

The Partition Of Punjab: A Tale Of Violation Of Women’s Rights

The Partition of Punjab has left its imprint on upcoming generations especially due to the nature of violence inflicted upon women through it.
छात्राओं पर लाठीचार्ज, बीएचयू की दमन-नीति का असली रूप है | Feminism In India

छात्राओं पर लाठीचार्ज, बीएचयू की दमन-नीति का असली रूप है

बीएचयू में यौन-उत्पीड़न के खिलाफ़ आंदोलनरत लड़कियों पर लाठीचार्ज हुआ है| कई लड़कियां और लड़के गंभीर रूप से घायल हुए है|

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Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan was the most distinguished organic chemist of her times in India, with multiple publications in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry and many notable others.
Ambedkar's Mahad Satyagraha

The Significance Of Mahad Satyagraha: Ambedkar’s Protest March To Claim Public Water

On 20th March 1927, Ambedkar led a procession of 2,500 “untouchables” through main streets of Mahad to drink from the public Chevdar tank.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.