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.

16 Days, 16th December, 2 Years Later: What Next?

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In the past 16 days, we raised our voices and spoke against sexual violence. This is only but a start towards our goal: never repeat 16th December

I’m A Survivor Of Child Sexual Abuse And This Is My Story

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I was sexually abused as a child by a family member and was afraid of male children and having my own one day. But I overcame this fear, this is my story.

My Story, Your Story, Everyday Story Of Sexual Harassment

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What I wish would go away is the discomfort in the faces around me when I begin talking of sexual harassment faced by women everyday.

Why You And I Need To Talk About Sex Right Now

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We need to talk about sex and child sexual abuse and discuss with our children what they feel is wrong, right, confusing, harassing, or even pleasurable.

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
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.
Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Same-Sex Marriage In India: Unveiling The Marriage Project

Marriage Project is a legal project that aims to legalize same-sex marriage in India. According to Guruswamy and Katju, there is a legal and social aspect to this project.