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Gang of stalkers who harassed girls at Ekushey book fair two weeks back still traceless

The girl did not show up at the Shahbagh police station until today to lodge a complaint, I know, out of disgrace and fear of further attack by the gang. 379 more words

Public Concern

TAKING MATTERS INTO OUR OWN HANDS

When I was 6 years old (in India) there was a man, a rickshaw driver, who started harassing my sister.
My sister was 12.
This man was an adult in his 20s. 313 more words

Childhood Memories

Re/wind: Kara Swisher Talks With Hillary Clinton, Net Neutrality's Big Win and More

Hello there!

A bunch of stuff happened this week in Silicon Valley, including tectonic policy shifts and a high-profile gender discrimination trial ensnaring one of tech’s biggest VC firms. 504 more words

General

NEW DELHI: Rajendra Pachauri has stepped down from India’s council for climate change just days after sexual harassment claims led to his resignation from the UN’s climate panel, the Premier’s office said Saturday. 154 more words

India

GQ hired a woman to attend A Voice for Men's conference last year in hopes she'd be raped, creepy AVFMer charges

In his must-read GQ story on A Voice for Men’s conference last summer, Jeff Sharlet detailed an unsettling encounter between his friend Blair and AVFM’s “collegiate activism director” Sage Gerard, who, Blair told Sharlet, crudely propositioned her and gave her “the most unconsensual hug I have ever known.” (I wrote about it… 407 more words

Misogyny

'Lad cultures' in higher education - two academic papers out

With my co-author Isabel Young, I have recently published two academic papers on our research into ‘lad cultures’ in higher education. One is focused on appreciating the agency expressed by the young women who resist these cultures, and the other contextualises ‘laddish’ behaviours and sexual bullying within the marketised higher education sector. 308 more words

Sexual Harassment as a Junior Marine: My Personal Experience

I want to start off by saying, I love the Marine Corps.  Honestly, I do.  Some of the information I am sharing today will not convey this message.   259 more words

Male Privilege