Talking about divorce and domestic violence has been life-changing for me in terms of self healing and also helping other women in their respective healing journeys.
As much as men need to acknowledge this male privilege and stop abusing it, it is high time that we as a society stop and introspect who do men reach out to for help if and when they need it?
Many people on social media have hailed Thappad’s trailer as an antidote to last year’s infamous film Kabir Singh.
Research shows that 57 percent of boys and 53 percent of girls aged 15-19 believe that wife-beating is acceptable. One can only imagine how widespread this is in homes, that children find wife-beating acceptable and even regular.
Respect has as many connotations as there are women in this world. So, find your own meaning and then go ahead assert it. Every time you do it, you become an agent of change. You have right there prevented the domino effect of violence against women.
The European Union report shows that France has a greater rate of domestic violence than most of its European counterparts.
A Turkish artist, Vahit Tuna, exhibited an open-air art installation in which he hung 440 black heels to symbolize the deaths of women in Turkey in 2018 due to domestic violence. The exhibition was a part of Yankose- a not-for-profit arts platform started in 2017 by Kahve Dunyasi, a Turkish coffee chain. The shoes have been hung on two installation walls of the building hosting the Kahve Dunyasi branch in Istanbul’s Kabatas neighbourhood in Beyoglu district. It was exhibited earlier this month and will remain until six months.
A bench comprising of Justices NV Ramana, MM Shantanagoudar and Ajay Rastogi issued a notice to the centre, asking if the residential rights can be given to the women under the Protection from Domestic Violence Act.
Data from 2011 Census says marriage was the reason behind 46 percent migrations in India, of which 97 percent are women.
Flmmaker Kiran Rao’s short films are just ten seconds long. But they send the message of women empowerment more effectively than most feature length films manage too.
According to new report by the United Nations, around 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence in the hands of intimate partners. When talking about nations in general, national studies at many places show that nearly 70% of women have faced physical or sexual violence by intimate partners in their lifetime.
In this game, there are several chits in a box with a role written on them, either a transgender, an uneducated woman or a rich urban male. The policemen have to draw a chit and the role on the chit will be assigned to them. Each one of them then faces a different crisis and has to visit the police station.