Abhaya Tatavarti works in a diversity and inclusion firm in Bangalore, India. She partners with organizations to implement the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. She believes that discomfort is an important process in generating change. Her favourite feminist icons range from Rihanna to Nur Jahan.
Abusers feel good about themselves when the body of the person being abused in any sense shows signs of “enjoyment”. It feeds their vanity as if they have flipped the mind of the victim, which is overtly horrible.