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The one thing that is clear is that these trolls think calling someone a “maid” is an insult. This shows that they consider domestic helpers - or “maids” in their words - some sort of low-life. Let’s dig into this mindset.
One big concern today is the trolling and cyber crimes targeting women. How do you make a cyber crime complaint, and what should you know?
Indians typically treat their domestic helpers with disrespect as we have no concept of a dignity of labour, as acclaimed actor Tilottama Shome found when a troll called her a 'flop actress who looks like a maid'. Read her answer
Online abuse is one of the biggest maladies of the age of social media; women and others from marginalised communities are soft targets. What can we do?
As movies increasingly become propaganda tools and as fandoms become increasingly toxic, Anna Vetticad's words underline the importance of continuing to speak up, even if through negative movie reviews.
Trolls have been giving Sania Mirza unwanted advice on her pregnancy, even shaming her for being 'out there in this condition'. She tweeted back, educating them that pregnancy is not something to be ashamed of.
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