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In this section, find powerful first-person survivor stories and personal narratives of rape, abuse, harassment, assault and other forms of sexual violence by Feminism in India.

How Online And Offline Violence Collided In My Abusive Relationship | #DigitalHifazat

How Online And Offline Violence Collided In My Abusive Relationship | #DigitalHifazat

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I was in an abusive relationship with a man who threatened to release naked photos taken while I was unconscious after I broke up with him.
Rape Threats At 16: Social Media And Online Violence As A Young Girl | #DigitalHifazat

Rape Threats At 16: Online Violence As A Young Girl | #DigitalHifazat

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Like the fate of every legitimate issue that a woman faces, online violence too was normalised; ignoring it was what was expected out of me.

Justice Denied, Despite Multiple Complaints Of Sexual Harassment At Presidency University, Kolkata

The safety of the campus space shall continue to be under threat as long as perpetrators such as Chakraborty and others have free access to this space despite the huge wave of allegations that have come up.
The Perils Of Public Masturbation

The Perils Of Public Masturbation

Incidents of public masturbation have been rising fairly consistently in India. Men masturbate in parks in broad daylight, or on public transportation, and even outside girls’ colleges, traumatizing women everyday and making the public place even more unsafe for them.
My Mother Followed The Due Process And 5 Years Later, She Is Still Awaiting Justice

My Mother Followed The Due Process And 5 Years Later, She Is Still Awaiting...

She spoke against injustice and continued to fight for her cause for over 5 long years, followed the due process and she always believed. Today she is sad and disappointed.
Why I Was In Denial About Experiencing Intimate Partner Abuse

Why I Was In Denial About Experiencing Intimate Partner Abuse

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Here is what no one told me about having boundaries violated by an intimate partner – you find yourself tied down in a tiresome, inconsistent cycle of love and of loss on one hand and of hate and anger, on the other.
To All The Traumas I've Lived

To All The Traumas I’ve Lived

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I don't know which trauma I can link this incessant self-doubt to, people have this tendency to use 'trauma' and 'histories' to explain various character traits of a person, I do not think that is liable.
Facing Abuse From Within The Disability Sector: My #MeToo Moment

Facing Abuse From Within The Disability Sector: My #MeToo Moment

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I wish many women in the disability sector would open up and talk about the sexual harassment they faced and all disability groups constitute their own sexual harassment committees.
My #MeToo Story: Experiencing Abuse From Within The Queer Community

My #MeToo Story: Experiencing Abuse From Within The Queer Community

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I had concerns about my privacy and my abuser's as we were both queer woman which meant that naming either of us would 'out’ us.
Overcoming Emotional Abuse At The Hands Of My Girlfriend: A Trans Man's Account

Overcoming Intimate Partner Violence At The Hands Of My Girlfriend: A Trans Man’s Account

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We trans people are prone to intimate partner violence in our relationships as we are vulnerable due to lack of support, acceptance, and love.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.