An Indian Entrepreneur’s Plea to Her Brother

This story is reposted from The Story Exchange. The Story Exchange is a global non-profit video project and website. They are looking for stories of women entrepreneurs in India. Please submit your story here (https://survey.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_80JkrPxo12NsqXz) and it will [...]Read more
 

How do you know that you are in danger?

How to know that you are in danger? For decades, scholars have disagreed about what kinds of behavior count as crime. Is it simply a violation of the criminal law? Is it behavior that causes serious harm? Is the seriousness affected by how many people are harmed and does it make [...]Read more
 

Sometimes Men are Victims too

Below an office building in South Bombay, two pre-teen girls were in the throes of a full fledged fight. Girl One had got hold of Girl Two’s matted lice filled hair and was twisting it with the expertise of a  seasoned CIA torturer. Girl Two was in the meantime aiming her sharp [...]Read more
 

Dealing with Street Harassment

Street harassment ranges from the minor – ogling, staring, commenting to the more serious – stalking. It can happen anywhere – in your home city or in a foreign land. Wherever you are, a few basic tips are handy in dealing with the situation and in ensuring you are calm. [...]Read more
 

Should I sing a song?

“Should I sing a song, or should I pass a comment? Or better still, should I ask my friends to stare at her silently while she passes?” I’ve always wondered what passes through the head of a guy when he decides to harass a woman. Does he think it is okay to brush past a […]Read more
 

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