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Shilpa Phadke

Shilpa Phadke is a sociologist and co-author of Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets along with Sameera Khan and Shilpa Ranade. She runs the @whyloiter twitter handle for the book.

Voice of Shilpa Phadke

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10 Yrs Of Feeling ‘Not Good Enough’ As A Mom Because I Couldn’t Breastfeed As I Wanted To

No matter your privilege, trauma is sometimes unavoidable, as I understood 10 years ago, needing to use a breast milk pump for breastfeeding my daughter.

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Restricting Freedom Of Daughters Is Not The Solution To Incidents Like Bois Locker Room

Restricting the freedom of your daughters to keep them "safe" is violence. Take the perpetrators to task instead of taking the easy way out.

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