Thursday, November 14, 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.

From Mathura Rape Case To Delhi 2012: The Pain Of Ineffective Laws And Dignity...

The accused were acquitted in the Mathura rape case by the apex judiciary because they found no locus standi (no legal standing) in 1979.
Can We Stop Calling It 'Eve-Teasing'?

Can We Stop Calling It ‘Eve-Teasing’?

We must stop calling it ‘eve-teasing’? It’s a misogynistic euphemism and trivializes the larger issue, i.e. street sexual harassment.

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...

On the Badaun case: Doubtful Rape?

On the Badaun case and its doubtful rape, the injustice meted out to the girls and their families.

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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.
Ezhava And Proud – 23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

Ezhava And Proud—23 Years After Hiding My Caste From The World

I am writing this for the 8-year-old child feeling ashamed and for women like my mother who made her child understand the implications of belonging to an oppressed lower caste.
5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.