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.

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|
Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

Tea gardens in Bengal have now become a hotbed for human trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.
‘माँ-बहन’ वाली गंदी भाषा से बढ़ रही है महिला हिंसा | Feminism In India

‘माँ-बहन’ वाली गंदी भाषा से बढ़ रही है महिला हिंसा

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|
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.
Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

Will Bollywood Ever Hold Its Stars Accountable For Their Actions?

We now need our Bollywood men to face penalties, both social and legal, which they have easily brushed off for ages.
#MosqueMeToo: Muslim Women And The #MeToo Moment | Feminism In India

#MosqueMeToo: Muslim Women And The #MeToo Moment

Muslim women are sharing their experiences of sexual harassment incidents at religious places using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo.

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Why Higher Cut-Offs For Girls In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

Why Higher Cut-Offs For Women In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.