Rape Culture

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Victim shaming, Rape Culture, Harvey Weinstein, Donna Karan

In defending Harvey Weinstein, Donna Karan exposes how victim-shaming is universal

The fashion mogul's comment would not have been out of place in a khap panchayat in rural India.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Rape jokes, Sexual assault, Rape Culture

There's a rape joke that goes like this

Rape culture is real. It teaches men that a woman who says no repeatedly is just 'flirting'.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Rape Culture, Sexual assault, Stanford Rape Case, Brock Turner

Stanford sexual assault accused Brock Turner is now a textbook example for rape

He was acquitted by a US court despite being held guilty on three counts of sexual assault.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Story, Gender violence, Rape Culture, Rape

We are all living inside a rape story

All these stories are told and retold, and enacted and reviewed every day, everywhere.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Rape Culture, Patriarchy, Mumbai, Male rape

Why a Mumbai boy took a year to report 15 boys raping him

Young male adults are often less willing to report sexual assault in fear of being labelled a homosexual.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Himachal Pradesh, Delhi gangrape case, India, Rape Culture

Gang rape of school student in Shimla: How little things have changed

We are not a country of lasting solutions, short-term respite is good for us.

VOICES

 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Delhi, Rape Culture, Crimes against Women

Image of gang-raped woman carrying dead body of her child in Metro will haunt us

The cold-blooded plotting to sexually assault the 19-year-old mother, the casual killing of an infant, expose a sickness.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Bulandshahr gang rape, Rape Culture

Bulandshahr-Jewar highway tragedy shows gang rape, murder is a reality India can't escape now

Whether it’s Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh or ML Khattar-led Haryana, sexual assault and accompanying fatalities are becoming routine.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Misogyny, Sexual assault, Women, India

India no longer feels sick about rapes

The same nation which saw outrage spill on to its streets over Nirbhaya can't even be bothered about Rohtak gangrape.