Survivor Stories

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.

A Tip Of The Iceberg: My Experiences Of Street Harassment During School Days

It is not eve-teasing or boys just being boys or natural to admire someone, it is street harassment.

My Sister-in-law’s Husband Harassed And Blackmailed Me

In our society, it’s not always strangers who harass or molest women-- women are not safe from family members, too

On Roadside Abuse And Street Harassment: Because They Can

Dear road starers, screamers, cat-calling maniacs, roadside abuse Romeos of India – keep your eyes, arms and bodies where they belong.
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My Burqa Didn’t Stop Them From Sexually Violating Me

Do people still think that sexual harassment cannot happen when a woman covers herself in a burqa?

My Experience of Sexual Harassment At The Workplace

Is sexual harassment at the workplace only restricted to touching and groping?
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Torn Pages From My Harassment Diary

These acts of harassment don’t make you strong. You are weak. So weak. Because, you are scared of a woman’s sexuality.

I Have Lived With My Share Of Fear… But I Choose To Fight Back

Either we can all live with fear adjusting to the rules set forward by those who protect the potential rapists or fight Back!
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Street Harassment: Why I May Never Live In Bengaluru Again

Fact-of-the matter is that no city is safe for women. So while my apprehensions of street harassment in Bengaluru is a state of mind the experience was real.
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My First Experience Of Sexual Harassment In A Public Place

Most of all it is important to raise a voice against sexual harassment and misbehavior in modes of public transport by defending yourself in vigilance.
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15 Years Of Anger And Silence: I Speak Today Against Street Harassment

The fury behind the slap I gave nearly 2 years back is intact. How I wish that the mind behind that slap was free of fear and harassment as well.

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