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Qurat Masoodi is a researcher & social activist based in Kashmir.

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Mihira SoodMihira Sood
You got change for a billion?

One in every three women is raped or otherwise abused in her lifetime, according to the UN. That's a billion women. A billion women violated is an atrocity, a

Shormishtha PanjaShormishtha Panja
Dilli Jago!

One billion rising. One billion women and young girls will be raped or beaten in their lifetime. One in three women all over the world, at some point in

Sreemoyee Piu KunduSreemoyee Piu Kundu
Sita's Curse - Womanhood in question?

Anger is an emotion. It's a powerful one. It speaks in myriad forms insult, abuse, violence, protest, revolution, fratricide, war, suicide and murder. Anger is a state of mind.

Madhuri BanerjeeMadhuri Banerjee
Mental violence scars women for life

"She deserved it," the man said with venom and took a sip of his drink. His friend looked at him and asked, "How?"

The man replied, "She's

Shireen Vakil MillerShireen Vakil Miller
One billion to rise for a grand Valentine's Day date

A war is on between todays modern and increasingly independent Indian woman and a society still trapped in the traditions of patriarchy and inequality. While we want to keep

Dr Mohini GiriDr Mohini Giri
Living free of violence is basic human right

One Billion Rising is a global campaign by women, for women. The movement calls for an end to violence, and for justice and gender equality.

Living free of