Rape Culture

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Crimes against Women, Rape Culture, Haryana child raped

5-year-old brutalised in Haryana: Why India fails to curb rape

To save the beti, each one of us needs to change.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Rape Culture, Sexual harassment, Academics, Harvey Weinstein

Author Priyamvada Gopal on importance of naming and shaming sexual harassers online

This disease must be wiped out, and speaking its name has to be the beginning.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Bystanders, Rape Culture, Rape case, Vishakapatnam

Are Indians hard-wired to apathy? What the Visakhapatnam rape exposes

People walking by as a mentally ill woman was raped in broad daylight is a worrying trait.

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.