Thursday, January 30, 2020
Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Why We Need to Stop Setting “Perfect Victim” Expectations on Survivors

Survivors do not owe us their stories. Survivors do not have to meet expectations. As allies, we must learn to listen and believe.
JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

JNU Student Rape Case: Delhi Police Fails Women Again

Another case of police insensitivity came to light when inquiries were made into the rape case of a JNU second year student who was turned away by the local police station when she tried to register an FIR.
rejection

“K. Cool. Bye.” How Does One Deal With Rejection? | #JustNotInterested

Most of us struggle with being turned down, with each rejection turning us towards the filmy solace of alcohol, good ol’ slut shaming or feeling depressed and belittled.
playing hard to get

Does Playing ‘Hard To Get’ Devalue Consent Culture? | #JustNotInterested

Just as men are taught that an inital 'no' doesn't mean no, women are taught that playing hard to get is the ultimate form of romance.
Kerala Nun Rape Case And The Dismissal Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Dissent Against Rape Prompted In The Expulsion Of Sister Lucy Kalappura

Sister Lucy , one of the Kerala nuns who protested against the rape-accused bishop Franco Mulakkal last year, was on Monday expelled from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC), for her lifestyle which stood in violation with the church norms.
breakup text

The Ideal Breakup: Texts, Phone Calls Or In Person? | #JustNotInterested

Understanding the nature of a relationship is the primary step in deciding the best plan of action during a breakup.
mismatched expectations

When Love And Sex Collide: Navigating Mismatched Expectations In Relationships | #JustNotInterested

Relationships are always a complex space to be in. Whether it's a first date, a "situationship", a casual fling, or even a marriage, they constantly involve negotiations, compromise and communication.
turning someone down: is amicable rejection possible?

Turning Someone Down: Is Amicable Rejection Possible? | #JustNotInterested

We have always been taught to fear being turned down, not being good enough and ending up alone (why are these three things even connected?), which often leads to people staying in unhealthy relationships.

“The Sex Which Is Not One”: Vaginismus And The Construction Of Female Sexuality

It is always important to keep in mind that vaginismus is a common occurrence among women and it should always be seen as any other ailment.
Why is no such a bad word in relationships

Why Is ‘No’ Such A Bad Word In Relationships? | #JustNotInterested

Why do people feel the need to make up boyfriends, girlfriends or strict families in order to turn someone down? Why do people not take the first 'no' at face value?

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.