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Our Laws On Sex Work Must Be Inclusive & Humane; Not Pander To Social Ideas Of ‘Morality’

The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act victimises sex workers instead of protecting them from the evils of pimping and brothels. How can we make it more humane and inclusive?

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#MeToo Panel Made To Re-Examine Laws Quietly Dissolved. What Are The Implications For Survivors?
MeToo panel dissolved

#MeToo panel set up to re-examine laws of workplace sexual harassment has been quietly dismantled by the new government, and this came to light only after The Quint filed an application under RTI.

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Woman Molested On A Shatabdi Tells Us Exactly What To Do In Such A Situation

Twitter user @sokrafood was recently molested on a train. What was unusual was her decision to share much needed information on how to file an FIR and get justice.

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A Policeman Killed His Colleague For Refusing To Marry Him (And We Still Glorify Toxic Male Heroes?)

A policewoman Soumya was hacked and set on fire by a spurned man who wanted her to marry him. Not really surprising that men think this way, right? 

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Man Allegedly Masturbates On Woman At Gurgaon Metro Station, Hurls Abuses When She Retaliated

A man allegedly masturbated on a woman and hurled abuses at her after she retaliated at a metro station. Are molesters now not even scared and instead take pride in abusing women?

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Tihar Will Now Rehabilitate Select Women Inmates In Semi-Open Jail Of 1-Room Flats
Tihar semi-open jail

Women inmates at Tihar who have been up to 12 years with a 'good conduct' record will now be rehabilitated in a semi-open jail that gives them some freedom in one room flats.

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