LT, Lucknow, BCCL
TOI, Delhi, BCCL
Mahmood Farooqui’s acquittal blurs the definition of consent.
According to the judge, no did not mean no.
Sexual consent is not blanket consent.
Much has been said about consent recently. "No means no" has become an anthem for those of us who understand it. In my last post, I wrote about my experience of watching the movie Pink and why I thoug...
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Are you just plain confused about the "new" developments in the sexual behaviour of your fellow countrymen and countrywomen? Do you get labelled a homophobe or a moron and get schooled about your spelling and grammar when you try to have a "healthy debate" about it on Facebook? If you answered “yes” to the first two questions, then you are in the right place! I have all the answers. I am that Social Justice Warrior you didn't know you wanted.
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Illiteracy, regressive social customs and poverty... Every single one of the reasons cited by Maneka Gandhi to explain why 'the concept of marital rape cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context' are actually good arguments for the government to go ahead and criminalize it.
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If a woman allows a man to walk her home, does it means she has agreed to have sex with him? While the answer is 'no' for most informed people, there will always be a few people arguing about 'mixed s...
There is a host of different forms of non-consensual and brutal forms of sexual violence on girls and women, within Indian society, that the legal and criminal systems don't care to deal with, or even regard as rape.