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Dealing with Consent
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By Geetha TG // August 26, 2016
Sexual consent is easier to explain. Simply put, it means that only an enthusiastic and explicit ‘yes’ would mean yes. A no is a no and a maybe […]
Breaking the stigma around menstruation
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By Rinzu Rajan // August 25, 2016
We are a country full of ironies. While we unfailingly worship the goddesses for nine days every year during navratri, we shun women and their bodies […]
4 Days, 100 Haiku Entries: How Calicut Medical College Students Smashed Menstrual Taboos
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By Sreya Salim // August 23, 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 […]
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 […]
Sympathy: The distance you failed to travel
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By Guest Blogger // August 19, 2016
I don’t know if it was because I was too naïve or if it happens to every girl, but it happened to me a lot of times. On different occasions. By […]
All this for my safety?
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By Richa Singh // August 17, 2016
I was going back home during summer break in college. A day before leaving I decided to stay the night at a friend’s place. I was also in a […]
Shamed and silenced
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By Richa Singh // August 11, 2016
You are born. You are not a boy. Or maybe you are not born with ‘well-defined’ genitalia. You are not fair enough. You are not born into a upper […]
When bullying transcends online
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By Rashmi Mann // August 10, 2016
A few years ago while I was still in college, an array of pages started flooding my Facebook news feed. These were the popular anonymous school pages […]
Threaten till she conforms: Dangerous acquaintances
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By Deepshikha Ghosh // August 9, 2016
When my friend asked me if I had any personal stories around the theme of online safety or knew anyone who had faced such experiences, I doubt it […]
Intimate partner violence in online spaces
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By Himel Sarkar // August 8, 2016
Do you like dating? Dating is fun, isn’t it? The butterflies in your stomach. The throwing up before. (No? That’s just me?) What if we told you […]
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