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VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Sar geelani, Jammu and Kashmir, Sexual violence, Kashmir crisis

Kashmir's Silence Over Rape: Why is Kashmir so quiet over the horrific Bandipora incest-rape-suicide case?

Although gruesome incidents of sexual assault shake the Valley, they are downplayed in Kashmir's political and media circles. The only narrative that seems to matter is the “Kashmir cause”. Even incest and rape get buried under that.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Kathua rape and murder, Mannan wani, Kashmir women's collective, Metoo india

#MeToo: Women get a voice in Kashmir. It's high time they did

The Kashmir Women's Collective published a list of anonymous accounts of sexual harassment cases. This did not go well with many people on social media in Kashmir.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Kathua rape and murder, Crimes against Women, Religion, Godmen

Why our babas and maulvis keep silent about rape

Our godmen remain quiet about atrocities against women because they know they are 'complicit'.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Madarsa rape, Kathua rape and murder, Sexual assault, Women

Aurat ki aabroo: What is a woman's dignity today?

In our milieu, women are nothing more than a piece of meat hanging outside a butcher shop.

VOICES

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  6-minute read
Kathua, Child Rape, Kathua rape and murder

Rape is not a morality issue; death should not be too

Here’s what the government ought to do next to be taken seriously in this fight.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Rape, Kathua, Kathua rape and murder

Why we must never forget the girl from Kathua

No apology will ever be enough.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood, Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Kathua rape and murder

Amitabh Bachchan, disgust is not going to make rape go away

The brand ambassador of Modi government's Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao is too squeamish to talk about crime against girls.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Mob mentality, Death penalty, Castration, Kathua rape and murder

Why cries for castrating Kathua rapists don't help

It fails to tackle the bigger problem: a culture that sees fit to gang-rape and murder a child to remove a community from 'their' lands.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Bakarwal, Jammu, Kathua rape and murder, Kathua rape

What India owes the 8-yr-old girl from Kathua

Let's ask the right questions.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Congress, BJP, Jammu, Kathua rape and murder

Kathua rape and murder: Why was our outrage delayed?

If geographical, social and political distances dictate our responses to crimes, the society has much to be ashamed of.