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Sexual Harassment At The Workplace Is More Common Than We Think. Yet, Few Speak Up

“What are the words you do not yet have? What are the tyrannies you swallow day by day and attempt to make your own, until you will sicken and die of them, still in silence? 663 more words

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Distorted Mythology and How it Fosters Gender Violence

I went to watch the movie ‘Mom’ yesterday, on my mom’s insistence. The Sridevi fan that she is, I had no option but to give her what she wanted. 1,183 more words

Gender Violence

The Venus Flytrap: Tamil Cinema & The Romanticisation Of Abuse

For the first time, I’m not looking forward to a Mani Ratnam film. Not in that non-committal “well, maybe if someone insists that we go watch it” way or the lazy “I’ll just see if it’s on Netflix eventually” way but in very clear-minded and cautious way. 517 more words

Want To Stay Safe? Leave Work Early. That's The Only Solution - Lucknow University Tells Its Women

We’ve heard this before, and we will hear it again. The onus of staying safe falls squarely on the women. And really, we’re getting a bit tired of this. 335 more words

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America's TV Dad Bill Cosby and Everything We Don't Want to Believe About Him

You have probably heard of the name Bill Cosby before. Most recently, you’ve probably heard it in a very different context than you’re used to. I grew up watching The Cosby Show, so I share similar shock to those who were in disbelief when he was charged with sexual assault. 1,020 more words

A Necessary Ongoing Conversation We Aren't Having

I’ve written about this before. I’ve actually written a blog about these exact issues before. So, why am I still writing about domestic and sexual violence as an issue in our society? 324 more words

Behind a hashtag: #MenAreTrash

Recently someone told me that “there is no power in a hashtag” and that “you millennials are just overly sensitive”. This was definitely not the first time someone tried to throw a punch my way, but this time, it stung. 419 more words