Saturday, March 28, 2020
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
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The Media Has A Huge Urban Bias In Reporting Gender-Based Violence | #GBVinMedia

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The media demonstrates an urban bias in its reportage of gender-based violence, with virtually no visibility for rape cases in rural India.
Inside The Toxic Media Culture Of A Casteist-Islamophobic Local Daily

Inside The Toxic Media Culture Of A Casteist And Islamophobic Local Daily

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I was curious about the framework of this media house where the reporters were limited to the served 'truth' they were being fed by social media.
The Media Needs To Stop Sympathising With Rapists | #GBVinMedia

The Media Needs To Stop Sympathising With Rapists | #GBVinMedia

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In its reportage of gender-based violence, the media often contributes to a rape culture where perpetrators get away with impunity.
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The Media Needs To Use Better Images When It Reports Rape | #GBVinMedia

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With so many options available, it is about time that the media step out of the sensationalist and medieval images that it uses in its rape reportage.
Prime Time Religion: Indian Media And Debates In 2019

Prime Time Religion: Indian Media And Debates In 2019

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To say the least, Indian media has failed on the very soul of it. To be ‘the voice of public and not only present truth to public but also speak truth to power’ is what the heart and soul of such journalism.
Bindumadhav Khire

Interview With Bindumadhav Khire On Media’s Coverage Of LGBTQ+ Issues | #GBVInMedia

Pune-based queer activist Bindumadhav Khire talks about the media reportage of sexual violence in the LGBTQ+ community.
The Bhaya (Fear) That Makes Her Nirbhaya

The ‘Bhaya (Fear)’ That Makes Her Nirbhaya

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India has many known and unknown women who have succumbed to bhaya and the birth of every Nirbhaya makes bhaya stronger and mightier.
How Do Newspapers Report Rape Cases In India? | #GBVinMedia

How Do Newspapers Report Rape Cases In India? | #GBVinMedia

Every day, there occurs an undetermined number of incidents of rape and sexual violence across India. But only a small proportion of these are reported to the police, and of these, not every incident makes it into the newspapers.
How Could The Media Have Done Better In Covering The Hyderabad Rape-Murder? | #GBVinMedia

How Could The Media Have Done Better In Covering The Hyderabad Rape-Murder? | #GBVinMedia

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The sensationalism that this case has garnered, which has been fuelled by the media, does not push for this self-critical public conversation that our country needs.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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