Sunday, September 22, 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.

What Constitutes Child Sexual Abuse and Its Warning Signs

According to a survey, over 53% children in India are victims of child sexual abuse.

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...
workplace bullying

The Gendered Dimensions Of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying requires legal and organisational structures to create a safe work environment for all employees.
How Is Sexual Violence Normalised In India?

How Is Sexual Violence Normalised In India?

Patriarchy is embedded in our religious and traditional beliefs, and this allows rape culture, and consequently sexual violence, to flourish.
If Facebook Ignores Online Harassment, It Promotes It

If Facebook Ignores Online Harassment, It Promotes It

There is a serious need for Facebook to re-evaluate their Community Standards, or, at least view them from a case-by-case basis.
A Bohra Woman Speaking Against FGC

Breaking Isolation – Alerting The World About FGC Through Storytelling

February 6th marks International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). Sahiyo works with FGC awareness.
बलात्कारी बाबा राम रहीम हमारे अंधभक्त समाज में

बलात्कारी बाबा राम रहीम हमारे अंधभक्त समाज में

पंचकुला में सीबीआई की विशेष अदालत ने बीते 25 अगस्त 2017 को बाबा राम रहीम को साध्वी के साथ बलात्कार का आरोपी घोषित किया गया|
Trolling On Internet: Dangerous Or Depressing?

Trolling On Internet: Dangerous Or Depressing?

Trolling in the name of freedom of speech!

Sarahah And Anonymity: A Double-Edged Sword

The pros and cons of availing of anonymous platforms such as Sarahah – a source of immense violence can also be the very platform of solace.
crazy sumit

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

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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Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.