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Jun 28, 2019
Courtroom fashion: What the clothes we wear in court say about us as accusers, the accused or witnessesEven if you’re not the one on the stand being judged, you have to prove yourself ‘innocent’ to be heard in court. If you dress like a ‘good girl’ — submissive, feminine, asexual, obedient — your chances of this are higher. Dress like a ‘slut’ and you’re guilty already — of dressing like a slut, if nothing else. Women participate in this charade, intuitively knowing these extra-legal parameters against which they will be judged in courtrooms.
May 22, 2019
Sex education in schools is a must to tackle India's sexual violence epidemicSex ed includes reproductive health, STDs, contraceptives, consent & gender equality – all of which are key to addressing sexual violence.
Mar 20, 2019
Pollachi sexual assault case shows how social media makes survivors vulnerable, can be misused by predatorsThe circulation of the videos made by those accused in the Pollachi sexual assault case have made both the perpetrators and survivors identifiable.
Dec 21, 2018
Facebook, Google and the like are blocking keywords related to child pornographySince the ban only targets specific keywords, it’s not entirely effective, but it's a good start.
Nov 26, 2018
Understanding mental illness: The question of perpetrators' minds — and why they need therapy tooWhen the mental illness at the heart of our society is diagnosed, perhaps a solution to violence can finally be found – and this is why the trauma of perpetrators warrants attention too
Nov 25, 2018
#NousToutes: Thousands across France protest against sexual violence; Emmanuel Macron offers support on TwitterTens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris. Demonstrations across France drew around 50,000 people in all, according to organiser Caroline de Haas.
Oct 26, 2018
India urges United Nations to impose sanctions on militant organisations carrying out sexual violenceLarge scale movements of refugees emanating from armed conflicts increase vulnerability of women to discrimination and exploitation, Paulomi Tripathi said.
Oct 22, 2018
#MeToo never set out to be balanced; movement aimed at making us confront biases on sexual violence and consent#MeToo cannot be balanced because it is finally voicing centuries of sexual violence against people who have been silenced and essentially stripped of their humanity.
Oct 16, 2018
#MeToo: A rape in Chitrakoot shows that caste, gender continue to play into sexual crimes in rural IndiaIn rural India, a whole culture of silencing and patriarchy becomes immediately active when one brave woman speaks up #MeToo
Oct 08, 2018
Nine arrested for attacking schoolgirls for resisting assault in Bihar's Supaul: SC slams state govt over rising crime rateNine people, including a minor, have been arrested in Bihar's Supaul, where over 30 schoolgirls were thrashed for allegedly resisting sexual advances of some boys, police said on Monday.