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In #MeToo era, 'solidarity' requires taking better care of the stories and survivors of sexual violence
Lifestyle

In #MeToo era, 'solidarity' requires taking better care of the stories and survivors of sexual violence

We have been hearing accounts of sexual violence in an unprecedented manner online for almost half a decade now. But even after several waves of #MeToo, we are still struggling to get the concept of solidarity right.

SC orders probe into Telangana encounters: Extrajudicial killings are shock to India's legal conscience and have no place in a democracy
India

SC orders probe into Telangana encounters: Extrajudicial killings are shock to India's legal conscience and have no place in a democracy

The act of killing someone is, by all means, a crime that "shocks the conscience of the nation". But, when a similar crime is committed by those who are meant to prevent it, it shocks the legal conscience of the nation

The ICC is not enough: Lessons from #MeToo on the limitations of sexual harassment law
India

The ICC is not enough: Lessons from #MeToo on the limitations of sexual harassment law

An issue as complex and nuanced as workplace sexual harassment warrants judicial discretion. If the significant gains from this wave of #MeToo conversations do not translate into actual structural change, then we risk relegating the hard work put into this movement to a limited, one-off success

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law
India

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law

Due process is important for the certainty it involves, but it is critical to ask what else and who else it involves before suggesting that an abused person set legal mechanisms into motion

#MeToo: Time to rethink the biased and deeply flawed idea of ‘due process’ that has failed women time and again
India

#MeToo: Time to rethink the biased and deeply flawed idea of ‘due process’ that has failed women time and again

#MeToo needs to be the hammer that shatters our biased and deeply flawed idea of due process, leaving room for something better to emerge.

'I'm totally opposed to domestic violence and everybody knows that': Donald Trump breaks silence on departure of top aides
World

'I'm totally opposed to domestic violence and everybody knows that': Donald Trump breaks silence on departure of top aides

Donald Trump voiced his disdain for domestic violence, breaking a week-long silence since the departure of a top aide accused by two ex-wives of physical abuse.

Powerful men on Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators are feigning helplessness, wallowing in their privilege
India

Powerful men on Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators are feigning helplessness, wallowing in their privilege

Raya Sarkar’s now-infamous List of Sexual Harassment Accused (the List)—an online list of Indian men in academia accused by women of repeated sexual harassment—has opened up a real feminist moment.

Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators not the problem, allowing harassers the benefit of anonymity is
India

Raya Sarkar's list of sexual predators not the problem, allowing harassers the benefit of anonymity is

When looked into the context of 'the due process' that is followed after a woman complains of sexual harassment, the Raya Sarkar list appears as a vulnerable piece of testimony