Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind

Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind

Feminist research scholar


Feminist research scholar at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She is also the author of The Heavens We Chase published by Roli Books, Delhi.

By Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind

India has a WhatsApp problem and something needs to be done about it

Fake news to rape videos - perhaps it is time we start regulating it.

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Peepli Live co-director acquitted: Delhi HC verdict proves rape culture is real

The latest judgment shows utter disregard and disdain for a woman’s right to bodily integrity.

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Why do virgins have to be unmarried women?

A government medical college in Patna left its employees stumped with a question on their virginity.

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Pathetic, two finger test for rape survivors still has takers

The Supreme Court will continue to hear the constitutional validity of the test for survivors.

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How India treats sexually active women — and virginity tests

The burden of proof in any situation concerning socially unapproved virginity loss falls on the woman or her family.

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