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Speaking up against Violence, Rahela's Story

Rahela was raped, mugged, and set on fire. She named her assailants before dying but four years later, the four men walk free. What is the point of the Violence Against Women and Children Act, if they aren't enforced? ...

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IT, BT and Bangalore's Moral Economy

Police crackdowns on Bangalore's nightlife didn't bring solidarity between the upscale clubs and live show cabarets; in fact images of the woman as loose and mini-wearing in one and prostitutes in the other showed the deepening class divide. ...

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Hijras, a Police Crusade and an Action

Bangalore, the new global city, is 'cleaning up' and police justify their brutality saying that they are just following orders. India has reached new heights of physical and sexual abuse and arbitrary arrests of hijras . But recent events have ...

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The Barriers We Create

Obstacles to Sexual and Reproductive Health in South Asian Communities ...

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The Election of Homophobia and Misogyny

It is time to confront theocratic bigotry head on. ...

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The Survivors at Thikana Rehabilitation Home

A resilient five-year-old survivor named Babli personifies the hope that acid violence against girls and women in Bangladesh can end. ...

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Kotis and Sexual Politics in Eastern India

"The males who take up the "Koti" identity are situated in a zone between mainstream masculinity and the highly marginalized Hijra identity, operating from the border of classes, communities and genders." ...

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If My Vagina Could Speak...

South Asian Sisters presents Yoni Ki Baat ...

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Junglee Girl, Funny Boy

Novels by Ginu Kamani and Shyam Selvadurai ...

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Inside, Outside and Everywhere In Between

"The authors in Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality resist the temptation to simplify Muslimness into one kind—whether geographically, sexually, spiritually or in terms of the many nuances of the Great Veil Debate. ...

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