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."
Speaking on the porn ban in India, the Telecom & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Although porn is legal in other countries, it needs...
Street sexual harassment in forms of groping and stalking and the lack of corrective public policies hinder women's right to public space.
Amongst various perspectives of the offence of rape, one enduring and internalized perception is that it is worse than death. A woman would rather die than be raped, or her life post-rape is worse than or equivalent to death.
महिलाओं के जिन स्वरूपों को हमारी संस्कृति में पूजनीय बताया गया है, हम किसी भी बहस, लड़ाई-झगड़े या कई बार आम बोलचाल में इन्हीं रूपों पर केंद्रित गंदी-भद्दी गालियाँ भी बोलते है और इन गालियों का संबंध होता है सिर्फ महिलाओं की ‘योनि’ से|
The owner of High Spirits, a bar in Pune, was called out for sexually harassing women. It fueled the #MeToo movement and spread awareness.
The concept of love jihad is based on the belief that it’s the 'sacred' duty of men to protect women of their community as women left on their own are ‘naive, gullible creatures’.
Students and youth who are directly involved in such unrest in large numbers are the most vulnerable group succeptible to mental health issues.
Women journalists are subject to a continuous onslaught of online violence in the form of trolling, threats, and image-based sexual abuse.
The Partition of Punjab has left its imprint on upcoming generations especially due to the nature of violence inflicted upon women through it.