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Social Media, Rape Culture, Sexual assault, Boislockerroom

Bois Locker Room: Why boys cannot always be boys

The descent into poor taste has taken years, but social media has pushed the adolescents into a permanent quarantine where no teacher or parent has access.


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Patriarchy, Schools, Molestation, Rape Culture

Bois Locker Room: When your friends can imagine raping you

The hope for change lies in the attempt to sensitise the men to look at girls and women as fellow human beings rather than as objects of prey.


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Rape Culture, BJP, #MeToo, MJ Akbar

The BJP government’s response to #MeToo has been inadequate. MJ Akbar stepping down does not make it better

Even as we celebrate the brave women who ensured impunity met accountability, we need to put some tough questions to the government.


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Rape Culture, Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala nun, Pc george

Kerala MLA calls rape survivor nun a ‘prostitute’: Pinarayi Vijayan, act against him now

PC George is a repeat offender. He must not be allowed to get away with perpetrating rape culture.


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Rape Culture, Pornography, Porn ban, Madhya Pradesh

MP home minister needs to understand why banning porn won't stop rapes

Yes, it is problematic. But it's not all that adds to India's rape culture.


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Festivals, Rape Culture, Consent, Holi

What ruins festivals like Holi and Diwali for most Indians

Behind the playful mask of the supposedly innocent revelry is the ugly face of collective imposition and non-consensual sexual overtures.


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Lady shri ram college, Rape Culture, Sexual violence, Holi

Semen-filled water balloons or not, Holi needs to stop being an excuse for sexual harassment

The culture of 'Bura na mano' is at its root.


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Bollywood, Rape Culture, Zainab Ansari, Pakistan

Pakistan blames Bollywood for rape and killing of child. Our neighbour is indeed a lot like us

Conflating the idea of culture and rape is something that hits too close to home.


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Sexual assault, Rape Culture, Consent, Aziz Ansari

Understanding consent in the time of #MeToo and Aziz Ansari controversy

No means no. But is that all?


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Crimes against Women, Rape Culture, Haryana child raped

5-year-old brutalised in Haryana: Why India fails to curb rape

To save the beti, each one of us needs to change.