Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind
English   |   Bangla

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.


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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.