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Indian Award-Winning Documentary 'Daughters of Mother India' -- Jarring Wake-Up Call for Men Like Me

Jim Luce | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Jim Luce

I left the theater in complete silence, with a mild headache and bloodshot eyes from the sheer force of my tears. I had never in my adult life, been more cognizant of my good fortune, my male privilege, my American cocoon.

Melissa Jeltsen

The Powerful New Play Breaking The Silence About Sexual Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women

Photo by Sinbad Phugra When Poorna Jagannathan learned about the fatal gang rape that occurred on a bus in Delhi, India, in 2012, it hit far to...

Why I Had to Leave India Alone

Ketaki Desai | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Ketaki Desai

When the time came for me to leave the country and fly to the United States for a graduate degree, my mother finally promised me the thing I had always wanted to hear: Go live a life where you will no longer have to face everyday struggles because you were born a woman.

An Interactive Fight Against Gender-Based Violence: Priya's Shakti

Lina Srivastava | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

Additionally, Priya is not docile, light-skinned, hyper-sexualized or objectified in the way mainstream Indian or global media often presents women. She is both an everywoman as well as a superhero who starts to build her own movement through the help of a powerful ally in Parvati.

Indian Politician Says Women Invite Rape With Their Clothes, Behavior

Reuters | Shyamantha Asokan and Angus MacSwan | Posted 01.29.2014 | World

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - An Indian female politician and activist has said rape victims may have invited attacks by their clothes and behaviour, ...

How Does 'Fearless' Affect Your Life? Three Ways

Briana Murphy | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Briana Murphy

If Krishna came to the rescue of every rape victim in the world, we would surely all drown in the mountains of never-ending cloth unraveled by perplexed perpetrators.

Trayvon Martin: More Than a #HoodiesUp Hashtag

Sandip Roy | Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices
Sandip Roy

They were all trying to get home -- Oscar Grant in Oakland, Trayvon Martin in Florida, or the woman who was raped in a bus in New Delhi. They didn't want to spark off great protests. They didn't want to become symbols, placards or posters.