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Where Are Those Who Must Wake Up And Smell The Injustice In This Horrific Unnao Incident?

Savarna feminists have been conspicuous by their absence all day in the voices raised against the horrific incident against 3 young Dalit girls in Unnao yesterday. Where's the sisterhood?

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What Are The Legal Rights Of An Indian Citizen If Arrested; Especially Women?
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It is always advisable to know your legal rights in case of any eventuality. What are the rights of an arrested person in India, and especially if a woman?

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Don’t Ever Ask Why I Didn’t Report Him… Because I Was Scared…

A survivor of gender based abuse is often asked why she didn't report it. Maybe she was asking for it? But how can she, when she is afraid of him?

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Bombay HC: Even Indirect Media Disclosure Of Identity Of Sexual Abuse Survivors Is Punishable 

The Bombay High Court put additional restraints on print and electronic media and barred them from publishing the identity of rape victims. 

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How Millions Of Indian Women Benefited From 10 Court Rulings In 2020; And You Can Too!
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Let us look at 10 women friendly rulings by various courts in the country in the year since the last Republic Day in 2020.

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Hon. Mumbai HC Judge, If ‘Only Skin On Skin Contact’ Is Sexual Assault, What Do You Call These?

Mumbai HC judge Pushpa Ganediwala rules that "mere groping is not sexual assault, unless it is skin on skin contact", setting back the struggles to define sexual violence against children.

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