Former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra thinks "marital rape should not be made a crime in India for the sanctity of marriage". This normalises sexual violence in the name of 'tradition'!
There was the Draupadi of the Mahabharata, whose voice wasn't heard, but she took revenge. There are thousands of them now, every day, in every home. Only a few speak up; how do they avenge themselves?
Crimes against women have been increasing, but also increasingly, women are standing up for themselves and speaking up against this.
As a demisexual, I can't ever feel sexual attraction for anyone - unless I am really close emotionally. But does Indian society care about that? No. I'm called the 'finicky, choosy' woman.
We had taken a road trip with some family friends when I was in the 8th grade. Their son touched me against my wish in the car, and I was unable to tell my parents because of the shame I felt.
A teenage girl gang-raped by seniors in a Dehradun boarding school has been denied admission in many other private schools. How responsible are school and school staff for her plight?
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