Jharkhand Contractor Commits Sexual Violence Against Pregnant Woman | COVID-19
Women have been subjected to unimaginable suffering during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Tribal Woman Rescued from Domestic Slavery
Meagre wages, zero paid offs, left over food, confinement to a specific area, restricted visits and contact with family over years is what a woman rescued from forced domestic labor described as a normal life .
Atrocities Against Dalits Continue but Perpetrators Often Go Scot Free
Amidst debates on the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a family in Odisha struggles to bring their ‘upper’ caste perpetrator to task.
Rape by Any Other Name Would Still be Rape
52 countries have criminalised marital rape. But in India, lawmakers supposedly fear destabilising the institution of marriage. It’s not fear, it’s misogyny.
First Sexually Violated, then Harassed by Law Keepers
Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law, who are either unaware of amendments in law or not sensitive enough to support survivors.
Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved
Nine years ago in Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied.
International Women’s Day: #TimeIsNow to Create Systems of Support and Solidarity
Five years after the 181 Women’s Helpline was launched as a comprehensive support system for women, here’s looking at what it takes to build networks of support and solidarity that are sensitive, survivor-centric and just.