The grisly murder of Shraddha Walkar by her live-in partner Aftab Amin Poonawalla in the national capital has generated a lot of pain and anger. Here's what can be …
Tag: violence against women
What Netflix’s ‘The Most Hated Man on the Internet’ Gets Right (And Wrong) About ‘Revenge Porn’
The women in the series were not stereotyped as being naïve or at fault, as they often are in media coverage.
Charles Fourier: The Man Who Coined the Term ‘Feminism’
'Feminism', which Fourier coined in 1837, has spurred milestones for women – from voting rights to #MeToo.
As International Spotlight Fades, Afghan Women Face Increasing Repression Under Taliban
The Taliban’s recent abduction of 40 people, and gang rape of eight women, has not captured Western media attention. But activists inside Afghanistan point to worrying levels of violence.
In Remembrance Of
An ode to the body, especially the female body, and how it persists after illness, violence and surgery.
How Latin American Feminists Shifted Global Understanding of Gender-based Violence
Latin American activists have made important contributions to the movement against gender-based violence. Their impact has been significant within global feminist movements.
Excerpt | Millennials and the Political Arena: Anxiety as an Electoral Weapon
Excerpted with permission from 'What Millennials Want: Decoding the World’s Largest Generation' by Vivan Marwaha.
Sarah Everard: Why Women Shouldn’t Have to Risk Trading Their Freedom for Safety
The widespread prevalence of violence and harassment also needs to be acknowledged – and challenged – without putting the responsibility on women.
Misogyny in the Capitol: Among the Insurrectionists, a Lot of Angry Men Who Don’t Like Women
With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
Anti-Rape Devices May Have Their Uses, But They Don’t Address the Ultimate Problem
Rape-aXe 'female condom', anti-rape underwear and other anti-rape devices tend to put the onus on women to protect themselves, rather than on men not to attack them.