Women's Safety Issues

We protested lack of women's safety, but only after the rape. Could we have prevented rape with Preactivism?

WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF EVE-TEASING. HAVE YOU?

WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF EVE-TEASING. HAVE YOU?

We don’t need ground-breaking statistics to say that our society has plunged to an all new low when it concerns rapes, molestations, or even eve-teasing for that matter. Rape cases have increased by an average of six cases per day in New Delhi, while eve-teasing and molestation cases

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SEVEN STEPS ARE ALL IT TAKES TO MAKE OUR SOCIETY A BETTER PLACE

SEVEN STEPS ARE ALL IT TAKES TO MAKE OUR SOCIETY A BETTER PLACE

When was the last time you travelled within your city without fear, or voiced your opinions publicly without being drowned out? When was the last time you felt safe, comfortable, and secure in your own surroundings? And when did you last not have to care about the length of your skirt, shor

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Questions Indian Moms Avoid

Questions Indian Moms Avoid

The thing with children is that they have a way of putting things in perspective. The questions they ask are sometimes so simple, yet heavy. For example, take a look at some of these questions: If only we realised, the example that we are setting for our children is so wrong. I

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Open letter from a date rape drug to women

Open letter from a date rape drug to women

Dear foolish lady, Allow me to introduce myself. I am so easily available, just like your consent is - or isn’t. You can buy me anywhere at the nearest chemist's store. And for a little extra money, the bill will also magically disappear. I am peddled around at parties like ho

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How I met my first molester

How I met my first molester

“When is a safe time for women to leave for home from office in the evening? 8 pm? 7 pm? 6 pm? I left office at 5 pm that day. I had to run some errands and I left early to get a head start. I took the bus, found a seat and sat down for the long journey. I paid for my ticket when

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Why I don’t walk alone anymore

Why I don’t walk alone anymore

I was walking to my friend’s place when it happened. I was wearing a normal salwar kameez, watching my step as I walked. The next thing I remember, I fell face down on the pavement and a small crowd gathered around me. I got up, my salwar torn at my knees, my dupatta gone, my neck bea

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