Tea gardens in Bengal have now become a hotbed for human trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.
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|
Patriarchy is embedded in our religious and traditional beliefs, and this allows rape culture, and consequently sexual violence, to flourish.
We now need our Bollywood men to face penalties, both social and legal, which they have easily brushed off for ages.
Muslim women are sharing their experiences of sexual harassment incidents at religious places using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo.
An organisation with public elected politicians in key positions, and its silence over the issue on gender based violence shows how the mainstream Indian businesses are weighted towards the comfort of men of higher classes, and every step that these organisations take, or statements they issue, are in accordance with their comfort and privilege.
Sexual harassment faced by MSMs cannot be understood on the same terms as heterosexual cases of harassment.
Last week the Thomson Reuters Foundation put out a poll saying India was the worst country for women. Then, all hell broke loose.
The Incel Rebellion came to the fore in 2014, after Elliot Rodger shot six students in Florida and left behind a 137-page manifesto lamenting his status as an involuntarily celibate.
Women are more than twice as likely as likely to develop PTSD than men (10% for women and 4% for men). The reasons for why women may get PTSD include that women are more likely to experience sexual assault, and women are also more likely to blame the trauma on themselves.