Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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.

Why Is Calling Rapists Monsters Problematic? | Feminism in India

The Problem With The ‘Monster’ Theory Of Rape

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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."
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What Women Want! Protest Marches By Women In India And USA On January 21

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Women in India and USA are going on protest marches. Here's all that you need to know and march with them!
crazy sumit

‘Crazy Sumit’ Is Not A Prankster – He Is A Sexual Harasser

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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.
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Mass Molestation In Bengaluru And Karachi: How Are We Raising Men In This Subcontinent?

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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.
Why Women In India Are Marching On January 21? #IWillGoOut

Why Women In India Are Marching On January 21? #IWillGoOut

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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
10 Effective Ways In Which You Could Avoid Molestation And Rape

10 Effective Ways In Which You Could Avoid Molestation And Rape

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Ladies, we have the perfect solution for you to avoid molestation and rape. Just practice these full-proof ways prescribed by 'higher' bodies and you will be safe.
Child Sexual Abuse

The Taboo Of Child Sexual Abuse In India

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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 Troubling Truth Behind "Stove Burst Accidents" And Women Burn Survivors

The Troubling Truth Behind “Stove Burst Accidents” And Women Burn Survivors

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Women burn survivors face stigma and ostracism for their appearance. Some are victims of domestic violence, a fact often overlooked.
How to help a survivor of violence or abuse

How To Help A Survivor Of Abuse Or Violence?

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A 101 on how you can help survivors of sexual abuse or sexual violence. First tip: stop talking and start listening!
Trolling On Internet: Dangerous Or Depressing?

Trolling On Internet: Dangerous Or Depressing?

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Trolling in the name of freedom of speech!

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Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.