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With All Our Consent And Agency, The Second Sex.
The Breakthrough Voice
By Ishani Chakrabarti // April 3, 2017
Dear patriarchy, You warmly embraced me with your indestructible chains, each and every time, I walked through those dingy lanes. As I wrapped the [...]
Holi hai madam, gussa kyun karti ho ?
The Breakthrough Voice
By Aishwarya Unnikrishnan // March 13, 2017
“Holi hai madam, gussa kyun karti ho ?” (It’s Holi madam, why are you getting angry?) Dear Holi, Mein Bura mann gayi hoon (I have taken [...]
Two Consenting Individuals : A Threat to the Social Order?
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By Richa Tyagi // February 14, 2017
Holding on to archaic (cultural) values is a sign of resisting change, it’s like a petulant child refusing to go to school. Certain elements in our [...]
The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013 – Changes in the Rape Law Post 16.12.12
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By Neetika Vishwanath // December 13, 2016
The gang rape of a 23 year old student in Delhi on 16th December 2012, led to a country wide agitation by women’s groups and feminists all over the [...]
Why Mary Kom’s Open Letter To Her Sons Is A Must Read
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By Richa Singh // October 4, 2016
Hindustan Times has come out with a web series (#LetsTalkAboutRape) where some of the famous Indian personalities are writing open letters to talk [...]
Dealing with Consent
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By Geetha TG // August 26, 2016
I want to talk about consent in relationships today. Not just sexual consent, rather consent involved at different stages in different kinds of [...]
The Awara-Pagal-Deewana!
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By Shashwata Nova // August 25, 2016
Have you during your school days experienced your friends mourn for Rahul at his unsuccessful LOVE (?) for k-k-k-k-Kiran? Or, heard anybody wishing [...]
I did not say a clear NO : Relevant or irrelevant?
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By Deepshikha Ghosh // August 24, 2016
Before I talk about ‘the incident’, I would like to begin my experience by sharing a wonderful conversation I had with my father on consent. I [...]
Five Bollywood songs, Consent and Women
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By Himel Sarkar // August 23, 2016
Bollywood, you son of a gun! You never fail to make our eyes go wide. Mostly in disgust. Here’s a list of some Bollywood song that will make your [...]
Seeking consent
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By Richa Singh // August 22, 2016
As children, very often we are told to go hug someone or give someone a kiss. Very often, you have people pulling your cheeks. A lot of this happens [...]
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