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A rape threat online: Just a few typed words from a stranger?
In focus
By Pranaadhika Sinha Devburman // February 15, 2018
I created a space called Shontu in order to highlight incidents of online harassment and fight back. I had lost patience with the increasing number [...]
Someone told you they were harassed online. What’s your response?
In focus
By Breakthrough India and OLX // December 14, 2017
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Moving Forward: From “Why Now?” to “What Now?”
In focus
By Archismita Choudhury // December 11, 2017
#MeToo was a conversation, but it was also more than that – it was a coming together of women’s voices on various public, social platforms. [...]
What Is Your Position Of Strength?
In focus
By Richa Singh // August 2, 2017
“I feel it. Why should I hide it? And why should you troll me if I don’t?” – Katie’s poem, spoken word poetry performed by Aastha Singh [...]
Online Hai Toh Fine Hai (?)
The Breakthrough Voice
By Devanshi Verma // July 24, 2017
Once upon a time, the internet was born. It was appreciated for its super powers of being able to connect various computers, all together. It was a [...]
My Body Is A Story Waiting To Be Told
In focus
By Kartiki Bhatnagar // July 3, 2017
We grow up with hope in our minds and love in our hearts. We grow up with a belief that this world is indeed a utopia. A utopia where people say what [...]
No One Should Have To Feel This Way
The Breakthrough Voice
By Anonymous // May 11, 2017
People say sexual harassment is a ‘one-off’ thing. That you can get over it, move on from it, and block it out like a bad memory. If only they [...]
Dear Future Daughter
In focus
By Himel Sarkar // May 3, 2017
Dear future daughter, Real talk. The world that I brought you into is unfair. As you grow, you will be taught to hide shame in the crevices in your [...]
Laughing, Loving and Smashing Patriarchy
#WhyFeminism
By Richa Singh // February 2, 2017
What is love? A question which has been asked repeatedly, be it in movies, literature, art, conversations with your best friend or thoughts in your [...]
Don’t Ask Me To ‘Deal’ With Menstrual Cramps Because You Think ‘It’s Normal’
#StandWithMe
By Saswati Chatterjee // September 24, 2016
The piece is a part of a collaboration between Breakthrough India and Youth Ki Awaaz for the #StandWithMe campaign. Join us as we seek to get [...]
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