Tuesday, February 25, 2020

All Sexist & Communalist Remarks by Politicians On Dadri Lynching

Post the Dadri lynching case, we heard a lot of ministers and politicians giving insensitive statements and jumping to conclusions one after the other. Mahesh...

Feminist News Wrap: Dadri Lynching, Potency Tests & Skype Deposition

Dadri Mob Lynching On Sep 28th, Mohammad Akhlaq, a 50-year-old man was lynched by a mob and his son, Danish, a 22-year-old was brutally beat up,...

What Exactly Is Happening In Chennai’s Engineering Colleges?

"We protested for basic freedoms. We wanted to not be treated like slaves", says students from Chennai's Engineering Colleges

Pinjra Tod: Stop Caging Women Behind College Hostel Bars

The air of Delhi is smelling a fresh campaign named Pinjra Tod, launched by female students of Delhi, studying in different colleges in the...

A Mall In Hyderabad Restricts Entry to Trans Women

A couple days ago, there was an update on Facebook, which explained that a group of friends was restricted from entering GVK One, a large & well-known...

Feminist News Wrap: Chennai’s Sexist Colleges, “Obscene” Cover Stories & #PinjraTod

Media's Misogyny Last week, one of the more well-known and popularly 'sensational' Tamil magazines, Kumudam, ran a cover story which talked about the "obscenity of...

Feminist News Wrap – Munnar Women Strike, Saudi Diplomat Leaves & Meat Ban Overturn

Women Power In a supremely successful all women strike, thousands of women labourers converged in Munnar, the tea town in Kerala’s Idukki district, from plantations...

Ms. Maneka Gandhi – Raising a Child Is Not A Mother’s Job Alone!

A few days ago, the Facebook page of the Ministry of Women & Child Development, posted this particular news article. While at the face...

Feminist News Wrap – Caste-Based Violence, Communal Violence & More

Cultural Cleaning Considering the great success the central government has enjoyed in the cleaning up India (sarcasm alert), they now want to move to the...

Feminist News Wrap – Condom Ads, Rape As Punishment & Mahila Samakhya

Condoms, Ads & "Morals" The latest condom advertisement featuring Sunny Leone has attracted some really ridiculous comments. It started with Communist Party Leader, Atul Anjan. He...

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

FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.