Historically, Indian law has defined the non-consensual penetration of the penis into vagina as ‘rape’.
The belief that rapes in Kashmir is not a reality, or men thinking someone like them wouldn’t do it, puts all the onus on women and deludes the conversation about rapes and other forms of violence against women in Kashmir.
What the Christchurch mosque 'shootings' tell us about the media's racialised rhetoric surrounding terrorism and the ways in which it contributes to racism, Islamophobia and white hegemony.
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’.
What is missing from the glorification of Canada, as a feminist and multicultural utopia are the cruellest truths of money and misogyny related to the deaths of brown women.
When I found out that I was not the only victim of intimate partner violence, I realised that my silence was enabling his violence. I decided to start speaking out about it, and I want to share some common responses to highlight why speaking out can be re-traumatising and difficult to a survivor.
While you become more aware of and comfortable with your digital rights, you need to challenge the notion that the internet is neutral and inclusive of minorities.
तंजानिया में किशोरावस्था में गर्भधारण एक बड़ी समस्या है, जहाँ करीब एक-तिहाई (28.4%) लड़कियाँ 18 साल की उम्र होने तक माँ बन जाती हैं और आधे से ज्यादा (56.4%) महिलाएं 20 साल की उम्र तक पहुंचने से पहले अपने पहले बच्चे को जन्म देती हैं|
Each day of this week, FII pays tribute to a victim of transphobic violence to memorialise them for the Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018.
The Indian public has become desensitised to displays of male violence to the extent that they even expect the victim to stay silent about it.