Of monsters and men

A young rape survivor shares her experience of dealing with the trauma of sexual violence One of the most prevailing myths about sexual violence, such as rape and sexual assault, is that the people who commit such crimes...

Behind closed doors

While intimate partner violence is publicly condemned, there is still a tendency to place blame on the victims. Two women tell their stories of why they stayed in abusive relationships and what made them leave “Nothing...
Refuse abuse

Ending violence against women

The United Nations has earmarked November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Priya Kulasagaran looks at the depth of the phenomenon, and speaks to survivors of such violence Whil...
Shrugging off stereotypes

Shrugging off stereotypes

Mainstream children’s media is still lacking in positive portrayals of gender for young girls and boys. Priya Kulasagaran digs up some classic books and movies which challenge traditional gender roles for children. If ...