Relationships, at the best of times, are challenging affairs to navigate, and past sexual trauma makes them even more difficult. A WHO report states that 1 in 3 women are subjected to physical or sexual violence globally. Even more worrying is that 1 in 4 girls/women aged 15 to 24 years have experienced some form […]
But what happens when neither of you asks for consent? Is it okay to continue? Do non-verbal cues count as consent?
Let’s find out all we need to know about consent with expert inputs from Elsa Marie D’Silva, the founder of the Red Dot Foundation and Safecity, a platform that empowers people to break the silence around sexual and gender-based violence, and Supreme Court lawyer Siddhart Mishra.
Is a consensual relationship with a subordinate really consensual? Lawyer Shweta Luthra decodes the dynamics of consensual love in the workplace
Not many people know this story. I never share it with anyone because I know they would judge me. A man getting beaten by his wife is something laugh-worthy, people don’t take it seriously. But it is a serious issue, a serious offence for which a man has little support of the law. But I
(As said to Anney Sam) A different work culture meant a different sexual culture The call centre is a melting pot of people and along with a milieu of young adults are their values, attitudes and behaviour and ideas about fun and sex. We had kids from the seven sister states of India, lots of
Sexual abuse of men is common but are humiliated in society if they speak up about it. What are the various types in which men can face sexual harassment?
The results of the poll have outraged many, given India fared worse than nations like Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and even Pakistan, but for others, it was also a sign that things hadn’t improved for women. So, the ‘naming and shaming game’ continues. This time, it’s our India facing the flak for being the world’s
Harassment on the streets and at work is very common, but there is legal recourse available to anyone who wishes to file an FIR. Catcalling and wolf whistling need to stop
(As told to Vineeta Asthana) She joined our office that summer. A 27-year-old hyperactive and very talkative girl. In the very first week, she told me almost everything about her past and present. Also, she shared her plans for the future. She’d often give me a friendly hug and I didn’t mind it, since she