Category Archives: Violence against Women

Stop This Shame

Speak Up Against Rapes And Gangrapes in India

Rapes and gangrapes are continuing to make headlines in India proving that short lived protests, occasional candle light vigils, or temporary measures won’t curtail sexual violence against women in this…

IMAGE CREDIT: Akhilesh Kumar (The Hindu)

Save the Girl Child – India and China killing her

On January 24, India is celebrating National Girl Child Day. One wonders what meaning it has in a country that selectively kills its daughters – both before and after their…

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An Open Letter to Ms. Sushma Swaraj By Another Girl

This is an open letter to Ms. Sushma Swaraj, Leader of Opposition Lok Sabha, by Another (Indian) Girl.  Dear Ma’m, Women in position of power, like yourself, have the opportunity to…

Humanity

Humanity on Death Bed – Will You Please Help?

Opening a newspaper in the morning these days is like opening your eyes to really just three things – rape, murder, and robbery. You can choose not to open a…

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Rape Epidemic – Another Young Indian Woman Raped and Murdered

December 29, 2012 – Another girl violated, another life punctuated by the brutality of those men who regard women as mere sex objects. Another hole punched in the world’s largest…

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Brutal Gangrape of a 23 Year Old in Delhi

A country that has been mutely tolerating a woman get raped every 22 minutes, has finally woken up. There is a ray of hope in the candles burning at Jantra…