I asked him what name would be filled out in my husband’s application (that of his mother, father or spouse?). He did not hesitate in replying “his father”.
“The first thing he said to me was that girls from decent family don’t roam out late in the night drinking and partying with friends.”
For the patriarchal structure to be broken, the society definitely needs a lot more ‘moving forward’, from our side.
Women like me suffer abuse because we stay silent. But I tell other women that silence does not help. There is no honour in it.
My husband went as far as threatening to kill me.
Every time I asked him for money for the treatment of my daughter, I was told that it is worthless to invest in a girl child.
One thing was for sure; I knew I could not continue with the marriage
Violence against women and girls is a pandemic; let us begin to treat it like one
While I had never even seen the insides of a school, my husband had already passed 10th standard.
She then giggled and told me to go out and enjoy as that is what “real men” do.
This absurd move wants to make it necessary for women with â€œattractive eyesâ€ to be forced to wear a full veil, seemingly for medieval reasons
Is it too much freedom to walk on the street without worrying about being cat called, groped, or worse?
Nothing gives us the right to judge her for her choice of clothing or her decision to do the shoot.
The trivialization of gender-based discrimination leads to a culture of silence that strengthens existing discriminatory social systems
Instead of wishing, hoping and waiting for the oppressors and the cultural traditionalists to change their minds, we could start with our own agency
Horrors Of Last Night At Jadavpur University: “My Friends Were Brutally Assaulted, Their Clothes Torn”
In a fight against gender violence at Jadavpur University, many girls that night were molested.
The more she assert her individuality and aspirations, the greater is the backlash and the attempt to subjugate her.