A young Kerala woman has been charged with a non-bailable offence for beating up her harasser. The message: when it comes to sexual violence, even self defence is no guarantee of safety.
Amrita, had made headlines after she beat up two men who had misbehaved with her at a Thiruvananthapuram eatery.
One Billion Rising is a thoughtful campaign - for people who get it. And that number isn't too many.
Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar admits films influence the general public, but says more than the sleazy item songs, what impacts is the way the hero romances his on-screen love interest.
A number of Delhi's college students and professors participated in an event held as part of a global show of strength against violence on women, called for by American author and playwright Eve Ensler (of Vagina Monologues fame).
If we speak up on this V-day against sexual violence against women, let us then not forget to also raise our voices against the other kinds of rape that occur within homes, at schools and of boys and men.