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Tag Archive: Gang rape

Feb 23 2014

A woman was punished for being gang raped.

Sudan court convicts Ethiopian woman over ‘gang-rape’. It is nothing new. We know it very well that we women get harassed, raped, abused, trafficked, tortured and then we get punished for being harassed, raped, abused, trafficked, tortured. We get killed for not paying dowry, for not behaving well or for not cooking well.

Jul 14 2013

A gangraped girl telling her story

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She was gangraped when she was 17. Three years later, outraged at the silence and misconceptions around rape, she wrote a fiery essay under her own name describing her experience. Then she was busy living her life. After more than 30 years she revisited her own experience. Her words touched my heart. She said, ‘we …

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Jan 02 2013

Just another day

1.1.2013 Today is just another day. I woke up, drank tea, petted my cat, and then drowned myself in reading and writing. In the evening I walked around in cold Delhi, protests against gang-rape were still going on. I could be happy if I did not know that a 6-year-old girl was raped in Pune …

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Dec 29 2012

We are raped to death.

Whatever little rights the women of the Indian subcontinent have gained till now, most of it has been because of men. Men have fought with the misogyny-laden society in favor of abolishing the abhorrent practice of Sati, and facilitating the acquisition of suffrage, the ability to walk beyond the household boundaries, the rights to education …

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Dec 20 2012

Grow up guys for the sake of humanity!

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The world knows that a woman has been raped in a Delhi-bus in India. The world doesn’t know that women have been raped in India every 20 minutes.

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