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Day September 18, 2021

Disinformation: A New Type of State-Sponsored Violence

Neelanjan Sircar The Umar Khalid case: A recent case of disinformation used as evidence for arresting a person | Screengrab from YouTube While attempts by the ruling party to control the media and the messaging are not new in India,… Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence Against Dalits at the Current Conjuncture

Protest against the rape, murder and forcible cremation of the 9 year old Dalit girl in the Nangal village of Delhi cantonment area, at Jantar Mantar (4 August 2021) | SFI Delhi (Twitter) by- V.Geetha ‘Both Dalit suffering and Dalit… Continue Reading →

Indian Association of Women’s Studies , NE chapter condemns Tezpur Institute for sexist attitude

Indian Association of Women’s Studies, NE Chapter expressed collective shock at the recent incident in Tezpur where a 19-year-old girl was humiliated over her attire at an exam hall and strongly condemn the act. The young woman, who had come… Continue Reading →

How Tamil YouTubers are fighting casteist, sexist ideas in pop culture

Posted On September 18, 2021 The democratisation of the internet has enabled anti-caste and/or feminist voices from oppressed communities, who were earlier denied a platform, to express their political, social and cultural opinions. Director Shankar’s debut film Gentleman, released in… Continue Reading →

Catholic women condemn term “Narcotic Jihad” by Kerala Bishop

A Statement by Concerned Catholic Women of India The statement bemoans that a Kerala bishop used unfortunately “Narcotic Jihad,” a term coined without foreseeing its dreadful consequences for various communities in the country We are living in trying times in… Continue Reading →

Two of 12 top caste-based sexual violence cases from ‘model’ Gujarat: NGO report

by- Rajiv Shah Insisting that rape is being used as a weapon by dominant caste groups to silence Dalit women and girls seeking to “retaliate” and “assert” for their rights in the “prevailing caste, class, and social hierarchy”, the report… Continue Reading →

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