Vasudha Chandwani is a fourth year law student studying at ILS Law College, Pune. She loves reading and enquiring about new things while also finding out ways to keep the struggle against oppression alive. She considers herself an aficionado of tea and loves gardening and binging shows with female protagonists in her free time.
In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
On the 23rd of July 2016, an undergraduate student of Jadavpur University, Ekalavya Chaudhuri, was exposed via Facebook for sexual harassment of over a dozen women, some of them minors, over a three-year period, via texts, online messages and molestation.