Rape culture is an environment or a culture in which rape and sexual violence is normalized due to the societal attitudes and actions about gender and sexuality.
One Future Collective made calls to various police stations in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi to enquire if the complaints of domestic violence are being taken by the police.
Mandatory stay-at-home rules, economic uncertainty, and anxiety caused by the pandemic have led to an increase in domestic violence.
More than 92,000 SOS calls were received by the Childline India helpline asking for protection from abuse and violence in the past few weeks since the country-wide lockdown was announced.
The stories surfacing under the #MeToo movement are testimony to the fact that sexual harassment has been prevalent but concealed behind the silver screen’s curtain.
Quarantine measures could mean an increase in physical and verbal violence for those who’ve somehow found themselves in abusive situations
Irom Sharmila fought for what she believed in, and her fight and forms of resistance changed after the hunger strike ended. Her fight began with resistance against AFSPA.
The 3 rape cases that stirred the public the most in the last 7 years are that of Delhi, Kathua, and Hyderabad. In all 3 cases, the victims were murdered after the gang rape.
The past 72 hours have witnessed North East Delhi turning into a violent site. The images of the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 have flashed before the eyes as we relive the horrors of a state-inflicted rampage.
On 10th February 2020, students at Jamia Millia Islamia gave a call for protest march to the Parliament. This was their fourth call against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA, the NRC and the NPR.