Violence

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Melting agony

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Standing at the bus stop I saw a little boy tugging at his mom’s dress and pointing his finger towards me, what he said then was beyond me as the wind and the distance made…

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Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence is a crime but unfortunately we take this in our stride because of shame or in the name of “family values”. Domestic violence is a part of patriarchy which needs to be converted…

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I am a woman first

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“I admit to have seen my son committing the crime of demeaning the girl’s virtue and promise to stay true to my word as I present myself in court as a witness whenever the need…

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Meena Kandasamy

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Flaming green of a morning that awaits rain And my lover speaks of rape through silences, Swallowed words and the shadowed tones Of voice. Quivering, I fill in his blanks. The composer of these powerfully…

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Mrs. Rosa Parks

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In connection to Black History, everyone knows the name of Martin Luther King and his “American dream”. Few, outside the US are acquainted with Mrs Rosa Parks, the African American civil rights activist, christened affectionately…

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War Rape

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  Psychological warfare was designed to beat an opponent without firing a gun. The idea was that you could get under an opposing army’s skin without ever having to actually engage them in combat, thereby…

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Marital Rape

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Marital rape is to-date one of the most controversial issues in the fight for women’s rights. Around the world, it is still shockingly true that women are very often left completely exposed by legislators when…

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If she can you can!

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  Human trafficking is the trade in humans most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial sexual exploitation. It is the fast growing business in under-developed and developing countries. It is…

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