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