Hardly any schools in India implement comprehensive sexuality education in their curriculum. Issues of puberty, relationships, gender roles and body image are issues that all children and young people struggle with, but which are ignored in their formal education.
This is the true story of three women (names changed) who applied to work at a unisex salon and were pressurised into performing sexual services.
Our Government loves empowering women. It's their favourite tag-line. But that's all it is, most of the time, a tag line. But we can smell the hypocrisy everywhere!
Here is what NOT to say to women who report online violence. We need to start taking online violence seriously, and retire victim-blaming forever.
Alternative menstrual products like cloth pads and menstrual cups last for years. They don't require disposal, thus saving the word from tonnes of sanitary waste.
CSE covers a range of issues in an age and stage appropriate manner. It benefits people of all ages, genders and sexual identities!
We're expected to look a certain way, to have a certain body type. But every body is different, just like every person is different. No body is more beautiful than the other. So love and embrace your body, however it looks, it's absolutely fine.
Sexual harassment happens everywhere from public places, to homes, to work places. While women often call out a harasser, these are the kind of responses we get. This doesn't help anyone. Please don't respond to sexual harassment allegations with more hostility.
That feeling when the judiciary of your country doesn't understand consent.
Yogi Adityanath's Anti-Romeo Squads aren't helping, but harming. It doesn't protect women from sexual harassment but only curb women's right to love and of course, to prevent "love jihad"! Another way to stop empowerment.