#MeToo India Mission Incomplete: Learnings from Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

Justice is everyone’s business The #MeToo Movement marks a turning point for women in India and abroad.  One of the key aspects of sexual violence is the shame that the victim goes through – excessive focus on the criminal justice system is counterproductive as the victim often left to prove the guilt of the perpetrator of violence.  #MeTooIndia reflects the changes in society – with greater … Continue reading #MeToo India Mission Incomplete: Learnings from Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

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Ideals and Realities: Women Police Stations in Haryana

Suman lives with her three children somewhere in the interiors of a small town called Sonipat, in the state of Haryana, India. Her son, aged around eight or nine goes to school in a government school nearby, her daughter appearing for her final Madhyamik exam busied herself brewing us some steaming cups of tea as we waited patiently to sit and interview Suman didi. She … Continue reading Ideals and Realities: Women Police Stations in Haryana

The Journey that Continues

Decriminalising Section 377 is a Historical Event in India. This was an important milestone; a milestone that really was due for a long time. This brought liberation to the people who identify themselves as LGBTQ group. A sense of freedom to be who they are without being criminalised. We feel it brings a sense of equality, in fact, I think it brings us closer to … Continue reading The Journey that Continues