Price of Silence joint statement with Polis Project (Research. Report. Resistance.) in condemnation of the gang-rape, murder, complacency, impunity of Asifa in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Introduction Asifa Bano, an eight-year-old Bakherwal Muslim girl went missing from Rasana village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on January 10, 2018. Her family filed a First Information Report two days … Continue reading Asifa: A Story of Militarisation, Violence and Justice
To dismantle the gun, we must dismantle the trigger(s), to dismantle the triggers, we must dismantle the mindset. The police sirens wake up Brownsville. The police sirens wake up South Chicago. The police sirens wake up Detroit. The police sirens wake up Skid Row, Los Angeles. Jails and prison violence wakes up America. Wake up … Continue reading Wake Up America: #MarchForOurLives
Marielle Franco's quote, "There are more of us in the street than there are of you in parliament." There are more women of color in the world, than there are of any one identity, anywhere. The melanin rich hues of proaction are combining, in solidarity, and in solidarity that strength will shatter borders, national demarcations, … Continue reading Marielle Franco: Femicide
This is dedicated to all the women and girls who won't be celebrating this International Women's Day. This is dedicated to the women whose every breath is breathed in a warfare for autonomy of her being. This is for the women who fight wars to put their feet on the ground every morning, to just … Continue reading International Women’s Day: The Pedagogy Of The Margins
When the unstoppable force of a girl's voice shakes the immovable history of complicity, pages burn and new anthologies are unwritten in anthems of defiance. CNN's town hall on gun policy in America, Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida student Emma Gonzalez, one girl, one mic fired her anthem, "Never Again" at National Rifle … Continue reading The Girls With Their Backs Against History
What justice can there be for seven-year-old girl who was abducted and raped before being murdered, her body thrown into rubbish like trash? The rape and murder of Zainab, isn't an unfortunate event, it is a daily reality. We forget about all the #Themtoos who aren't here to say #metoo. How long does it take to forget Delta Meghwal , … Continue reading #JusticeForZainab #ThemToo The Girls & Women Murdered By Rape Culture
I WASN’T BORN yet when I became a refugee for the first time. A man ran into our home while I was still in the womb, to tell my mother that her son had been killed trying to secure food. He warned her to flee to a displaced persons’ camp. My mother refused and was still holding my baby sister when men stormed our home. They shot and killed my sister, who was still an infant.
Maya Angelou scrawled across generations through I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Rest empowered to all the stories that were unbearable never finished.
A reflection by a cis gender hetero man in witnessing what too many men never introspect. Witnessing the aftermath of rape too often ends with the receding of headlines into the fade of news cycles and social media updates. The pain in transitioning from victim to survivor is an arduous journey won everyday, in every breath over … Continue reading I woke up next to a rape survivor
Price of Silence in cooperation with Cathartist and Daughters of Eve are combing efforts in support of Somali human rights activist Sainab Abdi's efforts to provide emergency humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees arriving in Greece. The focus of this, Sainab Abdi's third run, is the increasingly vulnerable populace of refugees who have no shelter. We … Continue reading Action Syrian Refugees In Thessaloniki