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.

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।
Student Replies To Sexist Matrimonial Ad, Gets Rape Threats In Return

Student Replies To Sexist Matrimonial Ad, Gets Rape Threats In Return

A young student received rape and death threats when she replied to this sexist matrimonial ad for a bit of fun.
Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Film Through The Ages

Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Films Through The Ages

Rather than focusing on the power play and horror of the act of rape, Malayalam films use them to titillate tantalise the male audience.
Dear Lawmakers, Marital Rape Is Still Rape. Period

Dear Lawmakers, Marital Rape Is Still Rape. Period

52 countries have criminalised marital rape. But in India, lawmakers supposedly fear destabilising the institution of marriage. It’s not fear, it’s misogyny.
Not Honour Killings, But Murders To Exert Power | Feminism In India

‘Honour’ Killings Are Nothing But Murders To Exert Power

Honour killings aren’t about honour at all - they are murders carried out by the apparently powerful to maintain status quo of caste, power, and property.
The Two-Finger Test Has Been Banned, Then Why Is It Still Being Used?

The Two-Finger Test Has Been Banned, Then Why Is It Still Being Used?

Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law and doctors, who are still conducting the two-finger test even after its ban.
सिविल सोसाइटी की बंद आँखों का नतीजा है मुजफ्फरपुर की घटना 

सिविल सोसाइटी की बंद आँखों का नतीजा है मुजफ्फरपुर की घटना 

आज हम दायरे में सिमटे रहते हैं और खासकर दलित पिछड़ी जातियों, वंचित वर्ग और गरीबों के साथ में कुछ ऐसा होता है तो ये उनकी संवेदनाओं को झकझोरता नहीं है, जिसका नतीजा होती है मुजफ्फरपुर जैसी घटनाएँ|
आपने क्या सोचा, मैं मर जाऊंगी?

आपने क्या सोचा, मैं मर जाऊंगी?

हमारे समाज में स्त्रियों के अस्तित्व को ही सबसे अधिक नकारने की कोशिश की जाती है। उसका अस्तित्व पुरूष के अस्तित्व के साथ ही जोड़ कर रख दिया जाता है।
Experiencing Street Sexual Harassment Whilst Mapping Museums In Lucknow

Experiencing Street Sexual Harassment Whilst Mapping Museums In Lucknow

Street sexual harassment in forms of groping and stalking and the lack of corrective public policies hinder women's right to public space.
खतना की प्रथा है मानवाधिकार का उल्लंघन : सुप्रीम कोर्ट

खतना की प्रथा है मानवाधिकार का उल्लंघन : सुप्रीम कोर्ट

दाऊदी बोहरा मुस्लिम समुदाय की नाबालिग लड़कियों के खतना की प्रथा को चुनौती देने वाली याचिका पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट में सुनवाई हुई|

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
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.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj