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For Jisha, Jyoti or just any other woman: Public or private, no space feels safe

May 05, 2016

For Jisha, Jyoti or just any other woman: Public or private, no space feels safe

Women's right to space - public or private - is a dicey issue in India, a male-dominated society. The recent crimes against women only reiterate that #India #CriticalPoint #Violence against women #Rape #Murder #Women in India #Patriarchy #Women's safety in India #Jisha
Rape and murder of Jisha: Kerala politicians stage vulgar show of opportunism

May 04, 2016

Rape and murder of Jisha: Kerala politicians stage vulgar show of opportunism

The Kerala rape case is only political opportunism and the CPM is repugnantly blatant because they want to win at any cost. #Tamil Nadu #Kerala #InMyOpinion #Violence against women #CPM #rape case #Kerala rape case #CK Janu
Violence against women is only one avatar of the misogynistic gaze of cinema

Apr 10, 2016

Violence against women is only one avatar of the misogynistic gaze of cinema

It will convince you, if you needed it, that violence against women is only one avatar of the misogynistic gaze of cinema. Cinema is equal to a male gaze, said an annoyed young friend recently. #CriticalPoint #Violence against women #Cinema #misogyny #Gaze #Male gaze #Dandupalya 2 #Upendra #representation of women
Punjab shocker: Six teenage girls injured in an acid attack

Mar 17, 2016

Punjab shocker: Six teenage girls injured in an acid attack

Six teenage girls were injured in an acid attack in Dera Baba Nanak area in Batala, Punjab. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Punjab #Violence against women #Crime #Women #Acid attack
Madhya Pradesh teen gangraped twice; eight booked

Mar 10, 2016

Madhya Pradesh teen gangraped twice; eight booked

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped two times in as many days here by separate groups of youths, some of them known to her, police said on Thursday. #POSCO #NewsTracker #Violence against women #Rape #Madhya Pradesh #sexual assault #gangrape #minor #rape of a minor
Capital Shame! 5-year-old and 2-year-old raped in New Delhi, Kejriwal takes on PM on Twitter

Oct 18, 2015

Capital Shame! 5-year-old and 2-year-old raped in New Delhi, Kejriwal takes on PM on Twitter

Two horrific incidents of minors being gangraped have sparked outrage over the safety of women in the national capital. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Violence against women #Delhi Police #Child sexual abuse #gangrape #DCW #Swati Maliwal
Mentally challenged teenage girl allegedly raped by 50-year-old man in Thane

Oct 11, 2015

Mentally challenged teenage girl allegedly raped by 50-year-old man in Thane

A mentally challenged teenaged girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by a 50-year-old man at a village in the district, police said on Sunday. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Thane #Mumbai #Violence against women #Crime #Rape #Women #Crimes against women #VAW #mentally challenged girl
St Stephen's molestation case: College not a probe agency says Thampu

Jun 25, 2015

St Stephen's molestation case: College not a probe agency says Thampu

St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu, who is facing allegations of shielding a professor who is accused of molesting a PhD student, today said the college was not an investigative agency and it was for police to conduct the probe. #India #NewsTracker #Violence against women #Crime #Valson Thampu #St Stephen's College
Reflects reality of Middle Ages: GRR Martin defends violence against women in Game of Thrones

Jun 05, 2015

Reflects reality of Middle Ages: GRR Martin defends violence against women in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones writer G R R Martin has defended the portrayal of violence against women in the hit series and his books, saying his fiction is merely reflecting the reality of Middle Ages. #BuzzPatrol #Violence against women #Game of Thrones #Daenerys Targaryen #Arya Stark #Sansa Stark #G R R Martin #Middle Ages