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VOICES

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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.

VARIETY

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Death penalty, Kathua, Sexual violence, Child rape cases

What goes inside the mind of men who rape children

India Today cover story explores what impulses fuel the epidemic of sexual violence.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Kolkata, Minors, Children, Sexual violence

A 3-year-old was raped inside bus in Kolkata: Why we aren't being able to save our children

Child safety is being severely compromised every day at every possible place.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Lady shri ram college, Rape Culture, Sexual violence, Holi

Semen-filled water balloons or not, Holi needs to stop being an excuse for sexual harassment

The culture of 'Bura na mano' is at its root.

VARIETY

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Sexual violence, Flashing, Delhi University, Public masturbation

Man masturbates next to student on Delhi bus: Why does law go easy on creeps?

It is high time courts deal with those who traumatise women with their depravity.

VARIETY

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Time's Up movement, #MeToo, Rape, Sexual violence

What survivors of sexual attacks can do

Silence is not a virtue when harassed, abused, brutalised or raped. Silence has been exploited as the biggest weapon to weaken females.

VOICES

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Sexual violence, Honour Killing, Misogyny, Patriarchy

It's sad a woman’s honour is still defined by a man’s hold over her

The definition of rape reasserts the idea of dominance by holding that men contain the power to violate women.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sexual violence, Economic Survey, Gender Equality

Why 63 million women and girls are 'missing' from India’s population

The government’s Economic Survey 2018 has revealed some startling figures on gender equality.

VARIETY

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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sexual violence, Economic Survey, Gender Equality

'Pink' Economic Survey: What glib-talking Modi government doesn't get about gender equality

Merely changing the hue of an official report will change nothing on the ground.

VOICES

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Feminism, Masculinity, Sexual violence, Masturbation

A man masturbated while looking at me - and I hated myself for it

Where are the men who say they fight for women’s rights? What are you doing actively?