Sexual violence

Prelimnary Fact-Finding Report on Gangrape of 5 Adivasi Women Activists in Khunti 1

Prelimnary Fact-Finding Report on Gangrape of 5 Adivasi Women Activists in Khunti

PRELIMINARY FACT-FINDING REPORT OF WOMEN’S GROUPS INTO THE INCIDENT OF GANG RAPE OF 5 ADIVASI WOMEN IN KHUNTI CONTINUING REPRESSION IN GHAGHRA AND NEIGHBOURING VILLAGES IN KHUNTI & ARAKI DISTRICTS OF JHARKHAND Press Release Date: 04 July 2018 Following up on media reports of the gang rape of 5 adivasi women in Kochang, Araki block, …

Prelimnary Fact-Finding Report on Gangrape of 5 Adivasi Women Activists in Khunti Read More »

Politically incorrect declaration by an extremely conditional feminist

I have a voice and it has weight. However great or little it is. It is my responsibility to use it in a manner that is congruent with my goals. I have an interest in women’s empowerment. I have an interest in women getting justice. In justice being accessible to more and more women. A …

Politically incorrect declaration by an extremely conditional feminist Read More »

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

Shoma Chaudhary’s letter of acceptance of #TehelkaRapeCase victim’s resignation

From: Shoma Chaudhury <shoma@tehelka.com> Date: 27 November 2013 8:13:35 pm IST To: ****** Cc: Editors <editors@tehelka.com> Subject: RE: Resignation with immediate effect Dear ******, It is unfortunate that your resignation from Tehelka comes under these circumstances. As you have said, we have stood together for women’s rights, and today for me to be seen in …

Shoma Chaudhary’s letter of acceptance of #TehelkaRapeCase victim’s resignation Read More »

Photo of a prostitute by Capitan Giona

Prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual slavery and personal autonomy

A pro-choice response to an article Taslima Nasreen wrote calling for the abolishment of prostitution: Sex Slavery Must be Abolished While Taslima Nasreen and I both share a concern for women’s rights and I have absolutely no quarrel with sex trafficking or slavery being abolished, we are very different in the solutions we find acceptable …

Prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual slavery and personal autonomy Read More »

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and it is still a world that needs a special day to talk about women. In many ways, the world is changing for women. Opportunities are slowly opening. Professions that a decade ago would have not been possible are now within reach. From defense journalists to astronauts and train drivers …

International Women’s Day Read More »