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“Honour killings” are a form of violence against women that take the lives of 5,000 girls/women every year. They are committed with the motive of protecting or regaining the honour of the perpetrator, family, or community. Join us in the screening of Banaz: A Love Story by Deeyah Khan that chronicles an act of overwhelming […]

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Open Letter to Facebook

Open Letter to Facebook

Originally posted on Women, Action & the Media. We Talk Women fully supports this campaign and strongly believes that it is unacceptable for Facebook and advertisers on this medium to perpetuate rape culture. May 21, 2013 An Open Letter to Facebook: We, the undersigned, are writing to demand swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the […]

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Nidhi on Violence Against Women

Nidhi on Violence Against Women

The first and greatest violence is the systematic exclusion of people – a great number of people – by society. From this violence other violence directly and indirectly flows. Where you exclude, you must establish instruments to control those who are excluded so that they don’t invade the peace of those who have access to opportunities and wealth.” -Father Bruno Sechi, co-founder of the National Movement of Street Boys and […]

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But aren’t we all to blame?

But aren’t we all to blame?

This past month I have gone through varying degrees of shame, outrage, anger & helplessness. I fail to understand how a human being can be so inhumane. How can you treat another person with so much brutality? Jyoti Singh Pandey was raped 5 times, beaten up with an iron rod, stripped, thrown on the road […]

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